Napoli decimate high flying Atalanta 4-1 to establish title credentials

Hirving Lozano-Napoli

Napoli picked up a 4- 1 win over Atalanta in the Italian Serie A at San Paolo Stadium.

The home side took the lead when Hirving Lozano scored a brace midway through the first half.

Matteo Politano tripled their advantage 3 minutes later and Victor Osimhen made it 4-0 to the hosts before the first half ended.

Atalanta got back into the game through Sam Lammers on the 69th minute but it was too late for the away side to salvage something out of the game.

Atalanta have been in fine form so far but they were thoroughly outplayed against Napoli.

Both teams will be hoping to challenge for the title this year and it will be interesting to see how they perform in the next few games.

Napoli have been in fine form this season and they will be hoping to put together a winning run now.

Atalanta had won all of their games before Napoli and they will be hoping to bounce back with a positive result in their next outing.

Napoli were outstanding in the attack throughout the game and the deserved to pick up all three points here.

The home side challenged for the title last year as well but they fell short in the end. Napoli will be hoping to go all the way this season.

They have the attacking quality to give Juventus a run for their money but they will have to tighten up at the back if they want to win the title.