Italian Serie A
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Napoli 2-1 Juventus

Juventus
Juventus were unbeaten in four games before losing to Napoli

Champions Juventus continued their miserable start to the Serie A season with defeat at Napoli.

Lorenzo Insigne and Gonzalo Higuain scored for the hosts before Mario Lemina pulled a goal back.

For Juve, champions for the past four seasons, it was a third defeat in six league matches, as many as in the whole of their last campaign.

They are already 10 points behind leaders Inter Milan, who host Fiorentina on Sunday.

Napoli moved into the top half with a second win of the season.

Juventus host Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday, looking to build on their opening group victory at Manchester City earlier this month.

Former Arsenal striker Gervinho scored in the league for the first time since November as Roma returned to form with a 5-1 victory over newly promoted Carpi.

Coach Rudi Garcia was under pressure after picking up one point from two matches against Sassuolo and Sampdoria.

But his side responded with Kostas Manolas, Miralem Pjanic, Mohamed Salah and Lucas Digne scoring their other goals.

However, injuries to Edin Dzeko, Francesco Totti and Seydou Keita threatened to take the shine off the result.

Line-ups

Napoli

  • 25Reina
  • 2Hysaj
  • 33Albiol
  • 26Koulibaly
  • 31GhoulamBooked at 50mins
  • 5Marques Loureiro
  • 8Frello Filho
  • 17HamsikSubstituted forLópez Silvaat 80'minutes
  • 7CallejónBooked at 55mins
  • 9HiguaínSubstituted forGabbiadiniat 85'minutes
  • 24InsigneSubstituted forMertensat 40'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Barbosa
  • 3Strinic
  • 4Henrique
  • 6Valdifiori
  • 11Maggio
  • 14Mertens
  • 19López Silva
  • 21Chiriches
  • 22Vasconcellos Ferreira
  • 23Gabbiadini
  • 77El Kaddouri
  • 94Chalobah

Juventus

  • 1Buffon
  • 20PadoinBooked at 87minsSubstituted forAlex Sandroat 89'minutes
  • 19BonucciBooked at 51mins
  • 3Chiellini
  • 33EvraBooked at 53mins
  • 18Lemina
  • 11HernanesSubstituted forCuadradoat 64'minutes
  • 10Pogba
  • 37Pereyra
  • 21DybalaSubstituted forMorataat 71'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 7Zaza

Substitutes

  • 9Morata
  • 12Alex Sandro
  • 15Barzagli
  • 16Cuadrado
  • 22Asamoah
  • 24Rugani
  • 25Murara Neto
  • 27Sturaro
  • 38Audero
Referee:
Daniele Orsato
Attendance:
40,311

Match Stats

Home TeamNapoliAway TeamJuventus
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home13
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home18
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Napoli 2, Juventus 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Napoli 2, Juventus 1.

Booking

Álvaro Morata (Juventus) is shown the yellow card.

Manolo Gabbiadini (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Álvaro Morata (Juventus).

Attempt blocked. Álvaro Morata (Juventus) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Simone Zaza.

Foul by Dries Mertens (Napoli).

Juan Cuadrado (Juventus) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Manolo Gabbiadini (Napoli).

Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Manolo Gabbiadini (Napoli) left footed shot from long range on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Dries Mertens.

José Callejón (Napoli) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Patrice Evra (Juventus).

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Alex Sandro replaces Simone Padoin.

Foul by David López (Napoli).

Juan Cuadrado (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Simone Padoin (Juventus) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Dries Mertens (Napoli) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Simone Padoin (Juventus).

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. Manolo Gabbiadini replaces Gonzalo Higuaín.

Attempt missed. Paul Pogba (Juventus) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Foul by Dries Mertens (Napoli).

Roberto Pereyra (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Allan (Napoli).

Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli).

Roberto Pereyra (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Allan (Napoli) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Paul Pogba (Juventus).

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. David López replaces Marek Hamsik.

Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Dries Mertens.

Jorginho (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Simone Zaza (Juventus).

Foul by Raúl Albiol (Napoli).

Álvaro Morata (Juventus) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Raúl Albiol (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus).

Foul by Raúl Albiol (Napoli).

Paul Pogba (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Elseid Hysaj (Napoli).

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Saturday 26th September 2015

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