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Osimhen nets third league goal in Napoli rout

Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen scored his third league goal of the season as Napoli thrashed Sampdoria 4-0.

The Nigerian is currently enjoying a fine form in front of goal having scored twice in the Europa League before following it up with a goal against Udinese last weekend.

Osimhen, who joined the Azzurri from Lille in the summer of 2020 opened scoring against Sampdoria in the 10th minute. Spaniard Fabian Ruiz made it 2-0 before the break.

The 22-year-old Super Eagles player completed his brace in the second half to make it 3-0 before Piotr Zieliński netted the fourth to wrap up the emphatic away victory.

Napoli finished outside the Champions League qualification spots last season and are keen on challenging for the Serie A title this term. They continue their perfect start to the season with five wins and top of the league while Sampdoria sit 13th with just five points.

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