Napoli 3-0 Eintracht Frankfurt (Napoli win 5-0 agg): What Did We Learn As Victor Osimhen Fires Napoli To The Champions League Quarter-Finals?

Putting in another thrilling Champions League display on Wednesday night, Napoli booked their quarter-final ticket after cruising to a 3-0 romp against Eintracht Frankfurt.

Simply looking to finish off the job and avoid a European collapse at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona after picking up a 2-0 first-leg win out in Germany on February 21st, the Italian high-flyers have certainly laid down a real marker.

With attacking talisman Victor Osimhen opening the scoring just seconds before the half-time break, it will be the Nigerian marksman who will steal most of the headlines here.

Eventually leaving Naples with another Champions League brace before Polish international Piotr Zielinski converted from the spot just after the hour mark, Osimhen and co hardly had to get out of second gear for large spells.

Storming their way to a routine 5-0 victory over the past few weeks and punching their quarter-final spot without breaking much of a sweat, Napoli also piled more pressure onto an Eintracht Frankfurt squad who are enduring a recent wobble.

On a night when Luciano Spalletti’s side laid down a heavyweights Champions League marker, what did we learn from Wednesday’s showdown?

Napoli are a genuine Champions League contender this season

Making an immediate return to winning ways last weekend as they picked up some perfect momentum thanks to a 2-0 victory at home against Atalanta, Napoli find themselves in the midst of what has become a history-making campaign.

Already cementing their spot as Europe’s surprise package this season, the Italian icons are breezing their way to a first Serie A crown since way back in 1990.

Only continuing to gain a string of plaudits on either side of the World Cup’s festive break, the Azzurri will also be starting to believe that they can mount a genuine Champions League charge this season.

Holding a remarkable 18-point buffer at the top of the Serie A table and looking to secure what would be a famous European and domestic sweep this year, Wednesday’s performance was certainly a major statement of intent.

Punching their Champions League quarter-final ticket in a rampant fashion, it is no secret that…


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