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  • Napoli 2-1 Manchester City: Cavani double, Balotelli great-finish

    Napoli managed to pluck victory in home games against Manchester City. Assisted two goals from Edinson Cavani, Partenopei conquer The Citizens with a score of 2-1.

    In a match at San Paolo, Tuesday (11/22/2011) , Napoli first lead early in the first half goal by Cavani. But, Mario Balotelli put the visitors are able to equalize.

    Cavani Napoli eventually be decisive victory. His goal early in the second half can not be returned by the visitors.

    This victory raised the position of Napoli to second place while the Group A standings with eight points from five games. The City must be willing relegated to third place with a collection of seven points.

    The game

    Napoli's first lead in the 17th minute. Starting corner Ezequiel Lavezzi, Cavani ball that led to the near post. Aleksandar Kolarov ball on the body and turned into the goal.

    The visitors could only reply in the 33rd minute. David Silva of shots that can still be blocked by Morgan De Sanctis, Balotelli hits the ball rebounds into the Napoli goal .

    Four minutes after the restart, Cavani again break down the City. This time, it turned the Uruguay striker Andrea Dossena's cross from the left side to beat Joe Hart.

    In the remaining time, the City continued to bombard the home team's defense. However, they can not produce an equalizing goal.

    Until the end of the long whistle, the score did not change. Napoli won 2-1.

    Team Line-up:
    Napoli: De Sanctis, Campagnaro, Cannavaro, Aronica, Maggio, Inler (Dzemaili 59 '), Gargano, Dossena (Fernandez 88'), Lavezzi, Hamsik, Cavani (Pandev 83 ')

    Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta (Johnson 86 '), Kompany, Lescott, Kolarov, Silva, De Jong (Nasri 70'), Yaya Toure, Milner, Balotelli, Dzeko (Aguero 81 ')


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