San Siro Stadium, Milan /
napolithe leader of the 2022-2023 Season of Serie A, it fell this Wednesday in his first game of the year against Inter de Milanin a game that the locals dominated and that in the end they took with a lone goal by Edin Dzekowhile the Mexican Chucky Lozano entered after the hour.
The Nerazzurri team ended with the unbeaten team led by Luciano Spalletti, which until today had a mark of two draws and 13 games won. With the defeat, the sky-blue team was left with 41 points, five above Milan, their closest pursuer.
Hirving Lozano came on as a substitute for Matteo Politano at minute 64. Chucky entered and together with Giovanni Simeone they changed the face of the visiting team, which ended up on top of the local goal, staying close to equalizing the game in the final minutes.
After going 0-0 in the first 45 minutes, in a play with three touches, Dzeko came through the center of the area, and took advantage of an excellent cross from Federico di Marco, to head solo and send the ball to the bottom of the networks of Alex Meret’s frame.
It was until then that the Napoli tried to react, he pushed forward in search of the tie, however, it did not reach him. The changes gave them more dynamism, but Inter’s defense managed to keep them at bay.
About the final minutes, goalkeeper André Onana became the hero of the game by saving a powerful shot from Elif Elmas inside the area. The Cameroonian goalkeeper reacted quickly and dived to stop the shot less than a meter from the goal line.
The result did not move things at the top of the general table. Napoli remained in the lead with 41 points and Inter stayed in fourth position with 33, just one behind Juventus in third place.