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Osimhen brace earn Napoli away draw in Europa League against Leicester – Ndidi sees red

Victor Osimhen starred for Napoli, as he helped the Italian side to a draw against Leicester in their Europa League group stage opener on Thursday.

The Nigerian striker scored twice as Napoli came from behind to earn a 2–2 draw at the King Power Stadium.

Leicester had scored the opening goal in the 9th minute through Ayoze Perez and then doubled their advantage in the 64th minute – with Kelechi Iheanacho providing the assist for Harvey Barnes’ goal.

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However, five minutes later, Osimhen pulled one back for Napoli before netting the equaliser in the 87th minute to earn his side a point.

Meanwhile, Wilfred Ndidi, who was in action for Leicester, was sent off in the 93rd minute after receiving a second yellow card.

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