NAPLES, – Coming from behind two goals in the first, Napoli able to draw 2-2 with Empoli in Serie A match at the Stadio San Paolo on Sunday (12/07/2014).
This result makes Napoli stuck in third place with 24 points, losing eight points from nearest rivals AS Roma in second place with the points 32. Meanwhile, Empoli still occupies the 13th position with 15 points.
Napoli left earlier after Simone Verdi able to score a goal in the 19th minute. After receiving feedback Massimo Maccarone, Verdi left foot kick into the goal Napoli.
After halftime, Daniele Rugani increase the advantage to 2-0 thanks to goals from Daniele Rugani. Goal was created after receiving feedback header Massimo Maccarone.
Behind two goals, Napoli tried to get up. Their efforts finally paid off when Duván Zapata successfully maximize bait Dries Mertens corner kick that made the score 1-2.
At 72 minutes, the host fans cheered when Jonathan de Guzman to register his name on the scoreboard at the same time equalizer. 2-2 was finally persisted until the fight was over.
According to the Lega Serie A, throughout the game, Napoli melepasan 10 accurate shots from 19 businesses, with 55 percent of possession. The Empoli releasing four chances out of 10 experiments.
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Napoli: 1–Rafael, 4–Henrique, 11–Christian Maggio, 3–Faouzi Ghoulam, 33–Raul Albiol, 7–José Callejón, 8–Jorginho, 14–Dries Mertens (6–Jonathan de Guzman 70), 17–Marek Hamsik (9–Gonzalo Higuaín 61), 19–David López, 91–Duvan Zapata (77–Walter Gargano 83)
Coach: Rafael Benitez
Empoli: 33–Luigi Sepe, 21–Mario Rui (19–Federico Barba 73), 23–Elseid Hisaj, 24–Daniele Rugani, 26–Lorenzo Tonelli, 6–Mirko Valdifiori, 11–Daniele Croce (13–Diego Laxalt 62) , 18–Simone Verdi (27–Piotr Zielinski 78), 88–Matias Vecino, 7–Massimo Maccarone, 10–Francesco Tavano
Coach: Maurizio Sarri