Victor Osimhen Equals Stunning Record at Napoli After Wonder Goal in Europa League Battle

Victor Osimhen Equals Stunning Record at Napoli After Wonder Goal in Europa League Battle

  • Victor Osimhen was among the scorers on Thursday night, October 21, as Napoli defeated Legia Warsaw in Europa League
  • The Nigerian footballer is now the second player in Napoli's history to score in three straight games
  • Napoli are also topping the League table so far this season with 24 points after eight games played in the Serie A

Man of the moment Victor Osimhen who is African's most expensive player has landed another remarkable achievement at Napoli by becoming the second player to score in three straight games.

The Nigerian striker has however equaled the record set by Dries Mertens at Napoli as he was the first player at the club to net in three straights games in a European competition in the 21st century.

Victor Osimhen landed this achievement when the Nigerian scored for Napoli on Thursday night, October 21, in their Europa League 3-0 win over Legia Warsaw.

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Victor Osimhen in action for Italian side Napoli. (Photo by Giuseppe Maffia
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According to the report on GOAL and Complete Sports, Legia Warsaw players were impressive in the firs half as they refused to concede any goal against Napoli in the Europa League tie.

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Things turned sour for Legia Warsaw in the second half as Lorenzo Insigne netted the opener in the 76th minute before Victor Osimhen doubled the lead in the 80th minute.

Legia Warsaw were looking for ways to restore parity after conceding two goals, but they were unable to do so as Matteo Politano scored the third goal for Napoli at the death.

Meanwhile, Napoli are still topping the Italian Serie A table after 8 games winning all and they have 24 points with AC Milan sitting on second position with 22 points.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Victor Osimhen has been on fire since the start of the season having scored seven goals and one assist in eight appearances for Napoli so far this campaign.

His performances have now seen his value rise to the tunes of about €10 million on the transfer market lately.

The 22-year-old former Lille attacker has now equalled his Wilfred Ndidi's €60 million market valuation according to latest report on Transfermarkt.

Osimhen according to the stats website is the third most valuable player in the Italian League while he ranks 49th most valuable player overall.

The Super Eagles forward is now Nigeria’s joint most valuable player and the second most valuable striker in the Italian league.

Source: Legit.ng

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