Victor Osimhen scored in Napoli’s 2-0 win over Sassuolo on Friday, setting a new record in the club’s history.
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The Nigerian striker went a little further in history after scoring in his sixth consecutive game with a beautiful strike against Cremonese last weekend.
Osimhen prototype of a modern striker – France Legend David Trezeguet
He and Gonzalo Higuain were the only players for Napoli to score in six consecutive Serie A games; now that record has been broken, he is the only player to score in seven consecutive Serie A games.
I’ve exceed my expectations as a footballer Victor Osimhen
Osimhen’s goal against Sassuolo made him the first Napoli player in the three-point era (since 1994-95) to score in seven consecutive league games.
Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, his clubmate and strike partner, also set a new record by becoming the first player since 2006-07 to reach double figures in goals and assists in his debut season in one of Europe’s top five leagues.
Victor Osimhen leads Serie A with 18 league goals in 19 games, while Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has 10 league goals and 9 assists in 19 games.
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