Soccer-Insigne scores twice from the spot as Napoli go back on top
NAPLES, Italy (Reuters) - Lorenzo Insigne scored twice from the penalty spot as Napoli returned to the top of the Serie A standings, level on points with equally unbeaten AC Milan, after a 3-0 home win against Bologna on Thursday.
Captain Insigne doubled the tally from the spot in the 41st minute after a VAR decision confirmed Chilean centre-back Gary Medel had handled the ball in the area under pressure from Victor Osimhen.Insigne, who had missed a good 15th minute chance, stepped up and fired into the bottom corner.
His second came in the 62nd, right-footed to the bottom left, after another VAR review when Osimhen went down in the area.There was to be no hat-trick, with Insigne taken off three minutes later.Napoli coach Luciano Spalletti was absent from the dugout as he served a touchline ban after being sent off in the 0-0 draw at Roma last Sunday.
Napoli now have nine wins and a draw from 10 games and Thursday's result extended their unbeaten run at home in Serie A to 16 games.Bologna dropped to 12th in the standings.(Reporting by Alan Baldwin in London, editing by...) Read more: The Star »
Any decision to ground Hawk 108 fighter jets to be determined by Armed Forces, RMAF chiefs, says Hishammuddin
MELAKA: Any decision to ground the use of Hawk 108 air fighter jets following the aircraft crash in Penang will be determined by the Armed Forces and Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) chiefs, says Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.
Soccer-Lamela earns point for Sevilla as they go topPALMA, Spain (Reuters) - Erik Lamela came off the bench to earn Sevilla a point and top spot in La Liga with a stunning second-half equaliser in a 1-1 draw away to Real Mallorca in on Wednesday.
Soccer-Early Giroud strike sends AC Milan top of Serie AMILAN (Reuters) - French striker Olivier Giroud's early strike earned AC Milan a narrow 1-0 win over Torino on Tuesday to send Stefano Pioli's side top of the Serie A standings.
Soccer-Inter back to winning ways with comfortable victory at EmpoliEMPOLI, Italy (Reuters) - Champions Inter Milan got back to winning ways with a comfortable 2-0 victory at Empoli in Serie A on Wednesday.
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