With AS Roma ready to stack more pressure on Juventus at the highest point of the Serie A table, it was Napoli who stunned the competition by asserting a 2-0 triumph. A stressing pattern has produced for Rudi Garcia’s men, who are yet to win against an alleged “huge” side this crusade. Losses to Juventus and Bayern Munich were most likely expected, however defeat on account of Napoli everything except affirmed their delicacy against the greater sides.
For the successful Napoli, Rafael Benitez will be soothed to see a completely recovered Gonzalo Higuain beginning to discover his best structure. The Argentine registered his fifth goal for the season and turned supplier for Serie A top scorer Jose Callejon.
Notwithstanding that positive result Napoli still end up trailing any semblance of Sampdoria and Lazio who are all pursuing a Champions League spot.
Here’s the best players to leave the weekend’s activity:
1. Paolo De Ceglie – Parma
The left-back arrived at Parma on the most recent day of the exchange window on advance from Juventus. Two goals against Inter Milan fixed a valuable three points for the team and director Roberto Donadoni, whose position has been under extreme examination before the conflict.
Incidentally, it was a triumph that will have turned around the pressure concentrated on Donadoni and will now see Inter Milan manager Walter Mazzarri under the magnifying instrument.
It was the 28-year-old’s third goal of the crusade and it implied that Parma have six points, only one point short of moving out of the transfer zone.
2. Paulo Dybala – Palermo
The Argentinean star has shot to unmistakable quality this term, with 3 goals and 2 supports in 10 matches. Shockingly, Palermo sit on twelve points and are in an agreeable position.
Much of this average structure is down to the side’s 20-year-old striker, who scored a fine goal against a battling AC Milan outfit.
Dybala is yet to got a U/21 Argentina top, in spite of being in his third year at Palermo and first season as the essential striker. In the event that he keeps on putting in exhibitions as he did at the San Siro, then Palermo might not have any transfer inconveniences.
3. Gonzalo Higuain – Napoli
It’s protected to say that Higuain is finally doing what he specializes in. His cap trap against Verona a week ago was shocking, yet a wonderful execution against opponents Roma was similarly as great.
His bike kick goal was a wonderful thing and came just following three minutes of play. In the second half he then gave a splendid ball to his previous Real Madrid teammate Callejon to seal a vital win.
Higuain’s display sees his side attract closer to a Champions League position, who are currently only one point off the pined for spot. He is without an uncertainty the best striker in the league and after a languid begin the 26-year-old is terminating on all barrel.