Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne harassed the Serie A leaders are staying grounded amid their flawless begin to the season.
Insigne scored as red-hot Napoli – who haven’t claimed the Scudetto since 1990 – made it six wins from six league video games with a 2-0 victory at residence to Cagliari on Sunday.
Napoli star Victor Osimhen opened the scoring within the eleventh minute earlier than Insigne doubled the lead with a penalty 12 minutes into the second half.
Luciano Spalletti’s Napoli have gained every of their first six Serie A seasonal matches for the second time of their historical past after 2017-18, however Insigne insisted the group are usually not getting carried away.
“We’ve began effectively, however we have to maintain our heads down, our ft on the bottom, as a result of it’s a really, very lengthy highway forward,” Insigne informed DAZN, with Napoli two factors away from Milan.
“It’s an unbelievable feeling [with the fans], I’m making an attempt to get pleasure from it and repay everybody with my performances and serving to the group to win the video games.”
FT | Win within the bag! #NapoliCagliari 2-0
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Napoli have saved a clear sheet in three consecutive Serie A matches for the primary time since February 2019.
Osimhen, in the meantime, has scored the joint-most targets in September throughout all competitions among the many gamers within the prime 5 European leagues – stage with Actual Madrid’s Karim Benzema.
“The coach desires us to get pleasure from ourselves whereas we’re working,” Insigne stated. “As captain, I can solely say we have to maintain our ft on the bottom, as we missed out on the Champions League by a degree final season, so we’ve to make up for that.
“We attempt to play Spalletti’s soccer, he is aware of we have been upset to solely be within the Europa League and he’’ making an attempt to elevate us up.”