VIDEO: Napoli avoided defeat in England, Elmas with minutes against the "foxes"

Victor Osimchen scores two goals for Napoli against the "foxes" / Leicester, England / September 16, 2021 / Photo: EPA-EFE / PETER POWELL

In their first match of the new season in the Europa League, the team of Napoli drew away to Leicester with a result of 2: 2.

The English representative led after the first half with Perez's goal in the ninth minute after Barnes' assist. In the 59th minute, Dhaka scored a goal for the hosts, but it was annulled after the VAR recording due to offside.

Five minutes later, the "foxes" managed to reach the second goal, Barnes again in the spotlight, this time the role of assistant was played by Iheanacho.

At the same minute, the Macedonian national team player Elif Elmas entered as a replacement for Zielinski in the ranks of the "Neapolitans".

The Calcioliga from Naples did not give up and managed to avoid defeat until the end thanks to Osimchen's two goals in the 69th and 87th minute of the match at the "King Power" stadium. In the same group "C" on Wednesday Legia celebrated with Spartak Moscow with 0: 1.

The next rival of the Spalletti players in LE will be the Russian team of Spartak Moscow on September 30 at home

In the other matches of the first round of the Europa League: Brondby - Sparta Prague 0: 0, Eintracht Frankfurt - Fenerbahce 1: 1, Monaco - Sturm 1: 0, Olympiacos - Antwerp 2: 1, PSV - Real Sociedad 2: 2 and Rangers - Lyon 0: 2.

Elmas and Napoli are the biggest favorites according to the bookmakers for the title in the Europa League

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