Rome and Naples draw 0-0 at the Olimpico in the match valid for the ninth day of Serie A. The Neapolitans, in the first draw after 8 victories in a row, lose the first points of the tournament and are no longer alone at the top of the standings. At 25, the formation coached by Spalletti is joined by Milan. Roma rises to 16 points.
The 0-0 matures at the end of 90 minutes characterized by opportunities for both teams. Roma wasted a colossal chance in the first half Abraham, who on 28 ‘did not frame the goal from an advantageous position.
Napoli raises the pressure at the start of the second half and goes very close to scoring in the 60th minute. Percussion by Politano, assist for Osimhen who hits the pole from a few steps. The Nigerian striker tries again to head in the 63rd minute: the top of the crossbar. At 72 ‘huge chance for Roma: Mancini’s header from a free kick from the trocar, ball out of a whisker. Mourinho closes his day early by being expelled in the 81st minute: in the last portion of the match not much happens, with the exception of a goal by Osimhen canceled due to a very evident offside. Spalletti is also sent off. Napoli slows down and is no longer alone in first place.