Europa League: Victor Osimhen’s brace secures point for Napoli at Leicester City

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Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen scored two goals as Napoli began their 2021/2022 Europa League campaign with a draw away at Leicester City.

Leicester City was in control of the game with two goals courtesy of Ayoze Perez’s near-post finish in the first half and Harvey Barnes’ brilliant finish in the second half courtesy of a defense splitting pass from Kelechi Iheanacho.

Victor Osimhen

However, with less than twenty minutes to the end of the match, Victor Osimhen lobbed the ball over Kasper Schmeichel from a well-controlled pass as he dragged Napoli back into the match.

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Just when Leicester City thought they could defend their three points, Victor Osimhen like lightning thunder struck again as he headed home a brilliant header three minutes from time.

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It was a night of mixed fortunes for the Nigerian players in the match as Wilfred Ndidi who had a decent performance, got sent off after picking up his second yellow card late in the match.

 

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