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Watch as Victor Osimhen scores the winner in Napoli’s win against Bologna

Victor Osimhen scored the winner as Napoli secured a 3-2 win against Bologna in a Serie A game to regain top spot from Atalanta.

Ademola Lookman scored the winner on Saturday to take Atalanta to the Serie A summit but, his compatriot Victor Osimhen changed the story on Sunday.

Victor Osimhen who was subbed in the second half for inform Giacomo Raspadori settled the fixture at the Diego Maradona stadium.

Nigeria native, Joshua Zirkzee, scored the first goal of the game to put Bologna in front but Juan Jesus pulled back for Napoli before halftime.

Napoli went up at the start of the second half through substitute Hirving Lozano, but the lead was short-lived when Alex Meret fumbled a Musa Barrow short.

Victor Osimhen had the chance to restore his side’s lead but his shot was blocked, and a few minutes later, he got his goal.

It was Victor Osimhen’s second goal in the second game since returning from injury. He was on target against Ajax in the Champions League in midweek and again on Sunday.

So far this season, Victor Osimhen has scored two league goals in five league games for Napoli.

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