Bournemouth-Napoli 2-2

Bournemouth-Napoli 2-2

Notizie | 06/08/2017

International friendly match for the azzurri in England. Goals of Mertens and Zielinski

Napoli: Reina (71' Rafael), Hysaj, Albiol (82' Maksimovic), Koulibaly (71' Chiriches), Ghoulam (82' Mario Rui), Allan (61' Rog), Jorginho (82' Diawara), Hamsik (71' Zielinski), Callejon (77' Giaccherini), Insigne (88' Pavoletti), Mertens (71' Milik). Manager Maurizio Sarri

Bournemouth: Begovic (46' Boruc), Francis, Steve Cook, Mings, Daniels, Ibe, Gosling, Lewis Cook, Gradel, King, Afobe (71' Mahonery). Manager Eddie Howe

Referee: Atwell (Inghilterra)
Scorers: 30' D. Mertens, 52' Afobe, 76' Francis, 84' P. Zielinski

Bournemouth - Napoli draws 2-2 at Vitality Stadium and keeps on the approaching march to the qualifying round of Champions. The azzurri dominates the first half and creates at least 5 clear chances to make goal, scoring with Mertens around the 30th minute. Then in the second half the rhythm lower even due the heat. Bournemouth ties, then takes the lead with a goal probably affected by a foul. Napoli ties in the final with Zielinski.  A right draw but even strict for the numerous chances for the azzurri. Intense and challenging test for a team at its third international friendly match in a week. Thursday August 10th the first season match at San Paolo vs Espanyol. The great embrace of the azzurro people to officialize the start of the season.



 - FIRST HALF -
5' - cross of Ghoulam, header of Koulibaly: off the target
14' - Insigne for Callejon who invents a lob of backheel that overcomes the goalkeeper, saved by a defender in the goal line
17' - right footed kick of Insigne, Begovic blocks
22' - still a curl shot of Insigne and again a save by the goalkeeper
29' - left footed shot by Hamsik from inside the box, over the crossbar


30' - gooooooooal Mertens!


30' - right footed kick of Insigne deflected by Mertens's leg: 1-0. Napoli deservedly takes the lead


35' - long pass of Hamsik for Mertens who shoots in diagonal, slide tackle of Begovic to save
39' - still Mertens shoots a right footed kick just outside the box, Begovic stops it and saves again the goal
42' - strong right footed kick of Insigne, Begovic rejects


- SECOND HALF
46' - Boruc replaces Begovic
48' - Simpson IN, Steve Cook OUT
52' - draw of Bournemouth with a header of Afobe: 1-1
57' - first Mertens and then Insigne shoots repeatedly from inside the box, two great saves by Boruc
61' - Rog replaces Allan
62' - curl shot of Insigne, Boruc rejects and then Callejon tries the lob at rebound: few inches over the crossbar
62' - right footed shot of King from 20 meters, Reina blocks
64' - Rog's kick and again Boruc rejects
71' - Rafael in the pitch for Reina
71' - Milik IN, Mertens OUT
71' - Zielinski IN,Hamsik OUT
71' - Chiriches IN, Koulibaly OUT
71' - Mahonery IN, Afobe OUT
76' - goal of Bournemouth with Francis, but the action is probably affected by a foul on Zielinski: 2-1
77' - Giaccherini IN, Callejon OUT
82' - Maksimovic IN, Albiol OUT
82' - Diawara IN, Jorginho OUT
82' - Mario Rui IN, Ghoulam OUT
83' - good job of Rog inside the box and back pass for Zielinski who kicks the net: 2-2
84' - gooooal Zielinski!
88' - Pavoletti replaces Insigne
90' - Final score 2-2 at Vitality Stadium