Dries Mertens noted his 30th birthday with dual goals and an support to assistance Napoli kick Cagliari 3-1 and pierce into second in Serie A on Saturday.
Napoli changed dual points above Roma though will be mathematically out of a pretension competition if Juventus kick city opposition Torino late Saturday. Roma could palm Juventus a pretension if it fails to compare or kick a Bianconeri’s outcome when it visits AC Milan on Sunday. There are only 3 rounds remaining.
Mertens took reduction than dual mins to applaud his birthday with a opening goal, removing in front of his pen to glow home Faouzi Ghoulam’s cranky for Napoli’s 100th idea in all competitions.
Napoli dominated and had several chances to take a lead, with pleasant interplay between Mertens, Lorenzo Insigne, and Jose Callejon.
Marek Hamsik roughly scored an startling idea from nearby a median line as he speckled Cagliari goalkeeper Rafael off his line, though his impertinent throw landed on a roof of a net as a whole track applauded.
Mertens doubled his total 4 mins after a break, with a accurate shot into a bottom left corner. It was a Belgium international’s 30th idea of a season.
Mertens incited provider in a 67th notation with a by round to Insigne, who tranquil it as he incited and afterwards carried it into a distant side of a net.
Mertens and Insigne were given station ovations when they were transposed in a final 15 minutes. Substitute Diego Farias netted a satisfaction for Cagliari in blocking time.
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