Italian Serie A
Frosinone1Napoli5

Frosinone 1-5 Napoli

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly heads the ball away from Frosinone forward Luca Paganini's boot.

Gonzalo Higuain scored twice as Napoli easily beat Frosinone to move top of the Serie A table at the halfway stage of the season.

Raul Albiol, Marek Hamsik and Manolo Gabbiadini also scored to take Napoli two points clear after 19 games.

Higuain's goals took his tally for the season to 20 in all competitions.

Napoli, who have not won the title since 1989-90, went top after previous leaders Inter Milan lost 1-0 at home to Sassuolo earlier in the day.

Albiol's close-range goal following a corner gave Napoli the lead in the 20th minute and Argentina international Higuain doubled the lead 10 minutes later with a penalty.

Hamsik, Higuain and substitute Gabbiadini all scored superb individual goals after half-time before Paolo Sammarco pulled one back nine minutes from time.

Gonzalo Higuain
Higuain scored and converted the penalty that made it 2-0

Line-ups

Frosinone

  • 1Zappino
  • 13Ciofani
  • 24Diakité
  • 6BlanchardBooked at 31mins
  • 3Crivello
  • 17PaganiniSubstituted forTonevat 57'minutes
  • 21Sammarco
  • 8Gucher
  • 11KraglSubstituted forChibsahat 62'minutes
  • 9Ciofani
  • 18DionisiBooked at 21minsSubstituted forSoddimoat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Russo
  • 5Gori
  • 7Frara
  • 10Soddimo
  • 12Longo
  • 19Tonev
  • 22Chibsah
  • 23Gomis
  • 33Leali
  • 69Bertoncini
  • 93Ajeti

Napoli

  • 25Reina
  • 2HysajBooked at 51mins
  • 33Albiol
  • 26Koulibaly
  • 3Strinic
  • 5Marques Loureiro
  • 8Frello Filho
  • 17HamsikSubstituted forChalobahat 78'minutes
  • 7CallejónSubstituted forEl Kaddouriat 75'minutes
  • 9HiguaínSubstituted forGabbiadiniat 66'minutes
  • 14Mertens

Substitutes

  • 1Barbosa
  • 6Valdifiori
  • 11Maggio
  • 19López Silva
  • 21Chiriches
  • 22Vasconcellos Ferreira
  • 23Gabbiadini
  • 24Insigne
  • 31Ghoulam
  • 77El Kaddouri
  • 94Chalobah
  • 96Luperto
Referee:
Paolo Tagliavento
Attendance:
7,954

Match Stats

Home TeamFrosinoneAway TeamNapoli
Possession
Home25%
Away75%
Shots
Home9
Away24
Shots on Target
Home3
Away10
Corners
Home3
Away9
Fouls
Home12
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Frosinone 1, Napoli 5.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Frosinone 1, Napoli 5.

Foul by Nathaniel Chalobah (Napoli).

Raman Chibsah (Frosinone) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Manolo Gabbiadini (Napoli) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Omar El Kaddouri.

Offside, Napoli. Jorginho tries a through ball, but Manolo Gabbiadini is caught offside.

Corner, Napoli. Conceded by Modibo Diakité.

Attempt blocked. Manolo Gabbiadini (Napoli) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Omar El Kaddouri.

Foul by Nathaniel Chalobah (Napoli).

Raman Chibsah (Frosinone) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Omar El Kaddouri (Napoli) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Dries Mertens.

Goal!

Goal! Frosinone 1, Napoli 5. Paolo Sammarco (Frosinone) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Aleksandar Tonev.

Attempt saved. Elseid Hysaj (Napoli) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Dries Mertens.

Foul by Dries Mertens (Napoli).

Roberto Crivello (Frosinone) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. Nathaniel Chalobah replaces Marek Hamsik.

Corner, Napoli. Conceded by Roberto Crivello.

Attempt saved. Jorginho (Napoli) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Ivan Strinic.

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. Omar El Kaddouri replaces José Callejón.

Attempt missed. Dries Mertens (Napoli) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Manolo Gabbiadini.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Ciofani (Frosinone) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Raman Chibsah with a cross.

Corner, Napoli. Conceded by Roberto Crivello.

Goal!

Goal! Frosinone 0, Napoli 5. Manolo Gabbiadini (Napoli) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by José Callejón.

Manolo Gabbiadini (Napoli) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Aleksandar Tonev (Frosinone).

Attempt saved. Danilo Soddimo (Frosinone) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Paolo Sammarco.

Substitution

Substitution, Frosinone. Danilo Soddimo replaces Federico Dionisi.

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. Manolo Gabbiadini replaces Gonzalo Higuaín.

Corner, Napoli. Conceded by Modibo Diakité.

Attempt saved. Dries Mertens (Napoli) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Gonzalo Higuaín (Napoli) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Frosinone. Raman Chibsah replaces Oliver Kragl.

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

Foul by Daniel Ciofani (Frosinone).

Attempt missed. Federico Dionisi (Frosinone) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Frosinone 0, Napoli 4. Gonzalo Higuaín (Napoli) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Frosinone 0, Napoli 3. Marek Hamsik (Napoli) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by José Callejón.

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

Foul by Robert Gucher (Frosinone).

Substitution

Substitution, Frosinone. Aleksandar Tonev replaces Luca Paganini.

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