Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Napoli 2-1 Manchester City : Edinson Cavani hits double visitors to leave Champions League hopes hanging by a thread

Napoli hope to processing stages of the Champions League knock-out a serious blow by recording a 2-1 victory over San Paolo Group in a fun end-to-end, a match of Manchester City.

Edinson Cavani is the hero of the half with goals either. He recorded the opener after 20 minutes from a corner, his header flicked poorly protected by Aleksandar Kolarov of post, before Mario Balotelli again impressed with a hose after a half hour.

The winner immediately after the break when the Uruguay put an end luxury sidefooted low pass Andrea Dossena, to seal a result see the city Napoli leapfrog in the rankings to a point before the Premier League leaders will be the final game.

Citizens will need to topple Bayern Munich in the final group game and hope that their under side Villarreal can upset the odds by scoring the first stage of the tournament.

City started the match in the form of command and to close when Mario Balotelli bent a shot from the edge of the area, but its concentration to slip a bit after 10 minutes when Marek Hamsik allowed space to meet application of a cross from the right - the visitors were lucky Slovak head straight to Joe Hart.

The hosts, buoyed by its first opportunity, then almost carved out a beautiful goal. A fierce counter attack quickly, Ezequiel Lavezzi appeal from the left, played a 1-2 victory with Cavani, before shooting just wide.

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