Balanced Napoli 1-1 Dnipro

Balanced Napoli 1-1 Dnipro

Balanced Napoli 1-1 Dnipro

Naples – Italian club Napoli only able to draw 1-1 when the host representatives of the Ukrainian Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. Napoli went ahead before the party equated by Dnipro in the first leg of the Europa League semi-final.

In San Paolo, Friday (08/05/2015) pm dawn, Napoli went ahead with a goal by David Lopez in the second half. A number of other opportunities made the players Partenopei although Denis Boyko escorting able to reduce the Dnipro goalkeeper through a series of rescue.

Dnipro even make the host was stunned by a goal back when the game entered the 80th minute. Yevhen Seleznyov recorded name on the scoreboard just a minute after coming on as a substitute.

In a note ESPN, Napoli actually far superior ball possession 70% -30% over the Dnipro. Napoli also releasing 20 shots with seven of them on target, while Dnipro only made two shots on target from five trials.

For Napoli who performed at home, 1-1 in the match result is obviously far from satisfactory. Especially in the second leg forces should replace Rafael Benitez visited the headquarters of the Dnipro.

The game

Napoli immediately tried to suppress since the early minutes. Opportunities clean and was born in the 10th minute through a long-distance shot Lorenzo Insigne. But the ball still looks thin on the goalposts alone.

Terys presses, the new Napoli was able to make the next opportunity when the game entered minute 22. From a good offensive scheme, David Lopez sent a diagonal ball into the penalty box. Insigne destination can not steer the ball into the goal.

By halftime, Insigne penetration on the right with Gonzalo Higuain waiting in the middle. The ball is directed to the heart of the defense, but defender Douglas aptly able to ward off threats to Dnipro.

With the ball still alive, Napoli tried to suppress gastric again passing the ball towards Marek Hamsik although goalkeeper Denis Boyko able to read these threats and immediately left the net to pluck the ball out of the air.

Five minutes into the second half equalizer finally changed. From the corner, Insigne directing the ball into the penalty box to the headlong David Lopez to send the ball into the goal Dnipro.

Napoli continued to press and the next threat came in the 56th minute through cooperation Callejon and Hamsik, the ball eventually passed to Higuain. Higuain completed the attack with a kick on target, although Boyko able to make a crucial save.

Intermittent five minutes later, Higuain again threatened. Escorted Douglas, he could still fired shots toward the goal Dnipro with Boyko again performed so rescuers for the visitors.

In the 73rd minute Boyko back to secure the net. He was again interrupted efforts Higuain scored.

Inability Napoli added a goal for the winner will be costly when Dnipro equalized in the 80th minute. Cross from Artem Fedetskiy successfully completed by sniper by Yevhen Seleznyov who had entered as a substitute. A goal that made the score 1-1 itself had protested Napoli because of offside.

Team Line-up

Napoli: Andujar; Maggio, Albiol, Britos, Ghoulam; Jorginho, David Lopez (Gargano 71 ‘); Callejon (Gabbiadini 77 ‘), Hamsik, Insigne (Mertens 82’); Higuain

Dnipro: Boyko; Fedetskiy, Douglas, Cheberyachko, Leo Matos; Kankava (Bezus 69 ‘), Fedorchuk; Luchkevych (Gama 57 ‘), Rattan, Konoplyanka; N Kalinic (Seleznyov 80 ‘)