sport news Napoli 2-3 Real Madrid: Vinicius Jr, a wonder strike from Jude Bellingham and ... trends now
Jude Bellingham weaved his way through the Napoli defence at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium to score his eighth goal in his first nine games for Real Madrid. But they needed a late Fede Valverde rocket shot to give them the 3-2 win.
Bellingham’s brilliant goal put Real Madrid 2-1 ahead but after the Italian champions drew level from the penalty spot Valverde’s obus came back off the crossbar, hit the head of Napoli keeper Alex Meret and went as Madrid took all three points.
There were just over ten minutes left of the first half when Bellingham scored. He had already brought Real Madrid back into the game with an assist for Vinicius to cancel out Napoli’s opener.
He carried the ball with all the usual grace and menace as Napoli’s retreating defence going first past André-Frank Anguissa and then swerving Stanislav Lobotka desperate challenge. And just as Natan lunged to block his shot he