Victor Osimhen and Giovanni Di Lorenzo earned Napoli a 2-0 win over Sassuolo in the reigning Serie A champions first home match of the season.
Osimhen put Napoli ahead from the penalty spot in the 16th minute after Matteo Politano was brought down by Daniel Boloca.
Sassuolo’s task became harder when Maxime Lopez was shown a straight red card for dissent to the referee in the 51st minute.
Giovanni Di Lorenzo ensured Rudi Garcia’s side maintained their winning start to the season by doubling Napoli’s advantage in the 64th minute following a Khvicha Kvaratskhelia pass.
Victor Osimhen put Napoli ahead from the penalty spot after Matteo Politano was fouled
Sassuolo’s Maxime Lopez was shown a red card for dissent to the referee in the second half
Giovanni Di Lorenzo scored Napoli’s second goal to seal their first home win of the new season
Napoli (4-3-3): Meret, Di Lorenzo, Rrahmani, Jesus, Olivera, Anguissa, Lobotka, Zielinski, Politano, Raspadori, Osimhen.
Goals: Osimhen pen 16′, Di Lorenzo 64′
Manager: Rudi Garcia
Sassuolo (4-3-3): Consigli, Toljan, Erlic, Tressoldi, Vina, Henrique, Lopez, Boloca, Bajrami, Lauriente, Pinamonti
Red cards: Lopez 51′
Manager: Alessio Dionisi