Empoli effectively eliminated Napoli from the Scudetto title race with a 3-2 win as Inter loanee Andrea Pinamonti bagged a late brace Partenopei her third winless game at the trot.
Empoli came back from behind and beat Napoli 3-2 ?
Her last win in Serie A came in December… against Napoli ? pic.twitter.com/Ix8jmzQiSL
— GOAL (@goal) April 24, 2022
acc La Republica, Napoli fans will reportedly boycott the game against Sassuolo, albeit not entirely, in protest of the way the club has fallen since the start of the calendar year. The Southerners take over Neroverdi Over the weekend and with less than three days left, only 3,000 odd tickets were reportedly sold (via TuttoNapoli).
Napoli easily defeated Empoli 0-2:
⏱ 80′ 1-2
⏱ 83′ 2-2
⏱ 88′ 3-2
A ???? dent in Napoli’s title hopes ? pic.twitter.com/zJndT55XW6
— Livescore (@livescore) April 24, 2022
The Italian news agency calls it “a symptom of great disappointment with the Azzurri’s performance.”
With just one point in their last three games, Napoli have bid farewell to hopes of a first Scudetto title since Diego Maradona’s days in 1989/90.
“What is Napoli’s goal if they haven’t won a Scudetto for 30 years?”@bonetti @MikeGrella10 @IFTVMarco @_poppymiller discuss what happens to Napoli after the shock defeat to Empoli. pic.twitter.com/r0DGsHoyd4
— CBS Sports Golazo ⚽️ (@CBSSportsGolazo) April 24, 2022
With 67 points from 34 games, the club are now third at the top of the table, five points behind Inter and seven behind leaders Milan.