Italian Serie A

Napoli vs Empoli 2021-22 Italian Serie A

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  • 70': Patrick Cutrone

Napoli suffer shock home defeat to Empoli to drop to fourth

Napoli slipped to a surprise 1-0 defeat at home to Empoli in Serie A on Sunday, their third loss from their last five league games.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 22': Substitution, Napoli. Lorenzo Insigne replaces Piotr Zielinski because of an injury.
  • 60': Szymon Zurkowski (Empoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 62': Substitution, Napoli. André-Frank Zambo Anguissa replaces Diego Demme.
  • 63': Substitution, Napoli. Andrea Petagna replaces Dries Mertens.
  • 63': Substitution, Napoli. Matteo Politano replaces Hirving Lozano.
  • 63': Substitution, Empoli. Nicolas Haas replaces Liam Henderson.
  • 64': Substitution, Empoli. Samuele Ricci replaces Leo Stulac.
  • 64': Substitution, Empoli. Federico Di Francesco replaces Nedim Bajrami.
  • 70': Goal! Napoli 0, Empoli 1. Patrick Cutrone (Empoli) header from the left side of the six yard box to the high centre of the goal following a corner.
  • 78': Substitution, Empoli. Filippo Bandinelli replaces Szymon Zurkowski because of an injury.
  • 81': Substitution, Empoli. Mattia Viti replaces Sebastiano Luperto.
  • 87': Substitution, Napoli. Kevin Malcuit replaces Eljif Elmas because of an injury.

Game Information

Competition: Italian Serie A

Venue: Diego Armando Maradona
Location: Napoli, Italy
Attendance: 24,000

Italian Serie A Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+67 Internazionale 38 94 2
+27 AC Milan 38 75 7
+23 Juventus 38 71 5
+30 Atalanta 38 69 11
Full Table

Statistics

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11 Fouls 8
1 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
5 Offsides 1
3 Corner Kicks 10
6 Saves 4
39.8 Possession 60.2
12 SHOTS 30
5 ON GOAL 6
0.4 On Target % 0.2
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
304 Accurate Passes 473
373 Passes 548
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.9
3 Accurate Crosses 5
9 Crosses 27
0.3 Cross % 0.2
48 Long Balls 51
19 Accurate Long Balls 32
0.4 Long Balls % 0.6
2 Blocked Shots 11
11 Effective Tackles 7
17 Tackles 12
0.6 Tackle % 0.6
8 Interceptions 3
42 Effective Clearances 5
42 Clearances 5

Line-Ups

NAP Napoli (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
25 David Ospina (GK)
5 Juan Jesus
13 Amir Rrahmani
6 Mário Rui
22 Giovanni Di Lorenzo
33 Adam Ounas
20 Piotr Zielinski
4 Diego Demme
14 Dries Mertens
7 Eljif Elmas
11 Hirving Lozano

EMP Empoli (4-3-1-2)

No. Name
13 Guglielmo Vicario (GK)
33 Sebastiano Luperto
34 Adrian Ismajli
65 Fabiano Parisi
30 Petar Stojanovic
9 Patrick Cutrone
5 Leo Stulac
10 Nedim Bajrami
27 Szymon Zurkowski Yellow Card
8 Liam Henderson
99 Andrea Pinamonti

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