Osimhen scores, bags assist as Napoli beat Verona

Victor Osimhen opened his goal account for the new season as Napoli defeated Hellas Verona 5-2 at the Stadio Marc’ Antonio Bentegodi on Monday night.

Osimhen put his team after some good play from Giovanni Di Lorenzo in the 18-yard-box.

Thomas Henry levelled up in the 48th minute. Osimhen was booked for a foul in the 54th minute before Piotr Zielinski put Napoli ahead again one minute later.

Stanislav Lobotka and Matteo Politano added the icing to the cake with the latter’s goal being assisted by Osimhen for the fifth goal.

Osimhen scored 14 goals in 27 league appearances for the Partenopei last season.