The Italian Serie A’s unbeaten leaders Napoli bagged a crucial 1-0 win Sunday against Roma.
Nigerian star Victor Osimhen scored the winning goal for Napoli in the 80th minute at Olimpico Stadium in Rome.
After a long through ball, Osimhen had shoulder-to-shoulder contact with Roma defender Chris Smalling, but the Nigerian forward controlled the ball and fired from a narrow angle to beat Roma goalkeeper Rui Patricio.
The losing side of the match, Roma, are in fifth place with 22 points.
Second-place AC Milan are three points behind Napoli. Lazio and Atalanta have 24 points each to chase AC Milan.
Earlier Sunday, Lazio beat Atalanta 2-0 at Gewiss Stadium in Bergamo.
Napoli are enjoying a dream season in Italy as they are leading Serie A with 29 points after getting nine wins and two draws.
Luciano Spalletti’s men had seven wins in a row in the league.
Napoli will now focus on Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League match against Scotland’s Rangers at home. The Naples club won all four of their matches in Group A to have qualified for the last 16 in this contest.