Duván Zapata gives double assists and Torino thrashes Napoli

Important victory for Torino at home against a Napoli that is still not taking off. Duván Zapata started in a historic match for him in Serie A, where he managed to give two assists and thus help the 3-0 win. which left them with 27 units in tenth place in the table. The striker continues to extend his legacy in the first division of Italian football. The next date they visit Genoa.

Sanabria overtakes Torino with strange assistance from Duván

First half with distributed ball possession. Although it was Torino that tried the most and in the end managed to keep the winning goal that sent them to the break. Duván Zapata was active in attack and almost opened the scoring in the 21st minute after a cross from the right in which he tried to finish with a backheel, but could not connect the ball.

On the Napoli side, the best in the offensive phase was Raspadori, who had a couple of attempts on Milinković-Savić’s goal. However, he could never find a way to clearly breach the defensive line that Juric proposed in his house. Torino’s goal came in the 42nd minute after a side charge by Ilic in which Duván touched the ball in a strange way to almost accidentally leave it to Sanabria, who in the end ended up scoring 1-0.

Napoli with one less and Torino takes advantage

For the second half, Torino took advantage of having one more player after Mazzocchi was sent off at 50′. In the previous round, coach Juric had asked for greater contributions from Duván, Sanabria and Vlasic. In the end all three responded with goals and assists. The second score for the locals came at 52′ after a pass from the Colombian to Nikola, The Croatian took a powerful shot from outside the area for the partial 2-0.

Napoli lost what little control of the game they had after the expulsion. At 64′ Duván almost scored a goal, but Gollini was attentive to react and prevent the ball from entering. Something that was of little use, because in the next play that came from a corner kick came the third goal, this time, a header from Buongiorno.

The Colombian left the field at 76 minutes in place of Pellegri. Additionally, he was the highest rated by SofaScore with 7.5 points, thanks to his two assists. He had a passing accuracy of 65% and won 5 of 10 duels played.

Duvan Zapata stands out against Napoli.


Duván’s numbers against Napoli.Sofascore

Duván Zapata’s 300 games in Serie A

The Colombian played the most games in Italy’s first division with Atalanta. There were more than 100 games with those from Bergamo. While, with Torino he is for now the one with the least total (16) so far this season. He has 114 goals and 42 assists since arriving in Serie A in 2013.

  • Napoli: 37 parties
  • Udinese: 63
  • Sampdoria: 31
  • Atalanta: 153
  • Torino: 16

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Pasquale Mazzocchi (45′, Piotr Zielinski), John Simeon (58′, Giacomo Raspadori), Alessio Zerbin (58′, Mário Rui), Jesper Lindstrom (67′, Matteo Politano), Pietro Pellegri (75′, Duván Zapata), Saba Sazonov (75′, Koffi Djidji), Gianluca Gaetano (75′, Jens Cajuste), Guidas Gineitis (89′, Ivan Ilic), Yann Karamoh (89′, Nikola Vlasic), Demba Seck (91′, Antonio Sanabria)


1-0, 42′: Sanabria2-0, 52′: Nikola Vlasic3-0, 65′: Alexander Good morning


Referee: Maurizio Mariani
VAR referee: Daniele Chiffi, Oreste Muto
Zielinski (36′, Yellow) Pasquale Mazzocchi (49′,Roja) John Jesus (60′,Yellow)

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