On date 12 of the Italy – Serie A 2023-2024 tournament, Empoli celebrated against Napoli at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium. The visitor scored the only goal of the game 45 minutes into the second half, through Viktor Kovalenko. After an individual play on the right, the midfielder shot at the goal from the door of the area and dislocated the rival goalkeeper to score.
The figure of the match was Viktor Kovalenko. The Empoli midfielder scored 1 goal.
Etrit Berisha was another of the outstanding players. The Empoli goalkeeper showed his quality by containing 7 shots.
At 32 minutes into the first stage, defender Amir Rrahmani raised the crowd with a pipe to Youssef Maleh.
A high foul rate constantly slowed down the game on the court. There were 2 reprimands: Matteo Cancellieri and Jens-Lys Ctrabajo.
Napoli strategist Rudi García stopped the starting eleven with a 4-5-1 formation with Pierluigi Gollini in goal; Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Amir Rrahmani, Leo Östigard and Mathías Olivera on the defensive line; Frank Anguissa, Stanislav Lobotka, Matteo Politano, Giacomo Raspadori and Eljif Elmas in the middle; and Giovanni Simeone in attack.
For their part, those chosen by Aurelio Andreazzoli took to the field with a 4-3-3 formation with Etrit Berisha between the three sticks; Bartosz Bereszynski, Ardian Ismajli, Sebastiano Luperto and Liberato Cacace in defense; Jacopo Fazzini, Filippo Ranocchia and Youssef Maleh in midfield; and Nicoló Cambiaghi, Francesco Caputo and Matteo Cancellieri up front.
Alessandro Prontera was appointed as the main referee of the match at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium.
On the next day Napoli will face Atalanta as a visitor and Empoli will play the home game against Sassuolo.
With this result, the host accumulates 21 points throughout the competition and occupies fourth place. For its part, the visit totals 10 units and is located in seventeenth place.
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