Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli) slaloms his way past challenges, but an opposing player does well to get the ball away. The referee signals a corner kick to Napoli.
Arkadiusz Milik (Napoli) takes the resultant free kick from the edge of the box and sends the ball into the top right corner. What a stunning goal!
7 additional min. will be played.
Marco Andreolli (Cagliari) brings his opponent down. Daniele Doveri has a clear sight of it and blows his whistle for a foul. Napoli have a free kick.
A yellow card for a tackle by Marco Sau (Cagliari). Daniele Doveri doesn't hesitate at all to make this decision.
Rolando Maran has decided to introduce fresh legs, with Luca Cigarini (Cagliari) replacing Fabio Pisacane.
Referee Daniele Doveri sees the trip by Jose Callejon (Napoli) and doesn't hesitate to blow his whistle.
Napoli have been awarded a corner kick. The referee and one of his assistants both point at the corner flag.
The referee allows time for a substitution. Kevin Malcuit will be replaced by Jose Callejon (Napoli).
Rolando Maran prepares a substitution. Filippo Romagna is replaced by Marco Andreolli (Cagliari).
Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli) attempts to discuss the decision with Daniele Doveri, but he soon realises that it's not the right thing to do as he sees the yellow.
Kevin Malcuit (Napoli) found some space to play in a lofted pass, but he looks disappointed as none of his teammates managed to connect with it.
Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli) robs an opponent of the ball and explodes in anger when Daniele Doveri blows for a foul.
A corner kick by Napoli is thwarted by the well prepared Alessio Cragno (Cagliari).
Kevin Malcuit (Napoli) dinks a cross into the box in an attempt to find one of his teammates, but the defence manages to clear. Napoli have a corner.
The referee Daniele Doveri awards Nikola Maksimovic (Napoli) a yellow card.
Here is a change. Adam Ounas is going off and Carlo Ancelotti gives the last tactical orders to Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli).
Substitution. Diego Farias makes his way off the pitch and Marco Sau (Cagliari) comes on as his replacement.
Piotr Zielinski (Napoli) unleashes a decent strike, but it goes painfully wide of the right post. What a chance!
Dries Mertens (Napoli) decides to take a short corner instead of crossing into the box.
Diego Farias (Cagliari) has a big opportunity to score! He climbs highest deep inside the penalty box and strikes a powerful header towards the goal. Next time he should aim better as his effort flies narrowly over the bar.
Arkadiusz Milik (Napoli) places a shot from the edge of the box towards the bottom right corner, but Alessio Cragno makes a terrific save to deny him. Nice play all round!
It's time for a substitution. Dries Mertens (Napoli) comes on in place of Amadou Diawara.
The game is interrupted. Kevin Malcuit (Napoli) has violated the rules in the battle for the ball. No protests or gestures are being made as he is quite aware of what he did.
Simone Padoin (Cagliari) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
Napoli get a corner.
Napoli take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with nice clearance by the defence. The linesman makes the right call and Napoli will have a corner.
Napoli fail to score from a corner as Alessio Cragno (Cagliari) leaps to collect the ball.
Napoli didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat. The referee and his assistant both point at the corner flag. Napoli will have an opportunity to threaten the opposition's goal.
Adam Ounas (Napoli) produces a dangerous low pass into the penalty area, but the defence manage to cut it out. Napoli force their opponents to concede a corner.
Arkadiusz Milik (Napoli) takes the chance to have an effort at goal from inside the box but misses to the left of the target.
Simone Padoin (Cagliari) is awarded a yellow card for his tackle. He doesn't seem to agree with the decision, but Daniele Doveri ignores the protests.
Fabian Ruiz (Napoli) drives into the box and hits a tremendous shot that, unluckily for him, flashes just wide of the left post.
The second half has just started.
Daniele Doveri has ended the first half by blowing the whistle.
Kevin Malcuit (Napoli) skips past his man but can't keep the ball in play.
2 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Diego Farias (Cagliari) anticipates the lofted pass and races into the box with just the keeper to beat. He shoots early towards the middle of the goal, but David Ospina pulls off a great save to deny him.
The referee points to the corner flag and Napoli will take a corner.
Nicolo Barella (Cagliari) takes the corner kick but the ball only finds the head of an opponent.
The ball is cleared after Fabio Pisacane (Cagliari) attempted to dribble past an opposing player. Cagliari force a corner. They send men into the box.
The referee blows his whistle as Arkadiusz Milik (Napoli) was too aggressive in his challenge.
Dangerous play by Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli). Daniele Doveri blows his whistle for a foul.
It looks like Arkadiusz Milik (Napoli) saw red with that tackle. Daniele Doveri won't tolerate such behaviour on the pitch and blows for a foul.
Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli) sends a cross into the box. However, the opponent's defence eliminates the danger by clearing the ball out.
Arkadiusz Milik (Napoli) is offside and the linesman raises his flag.
Piotr Zielinski (Napoli) sends over a cross, but he can't find any teammate inside the box. Poor delivery.
Napoli quickly take a corner kick with a short pass.
Simone Padoin (Cagliari) is penalised after knocking an opponent down.
Cagliari have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Paolo Farago (Cagliari) quickly picks up the rebound and drills the ball towards the right side of the goal. The opponent's goalkeeper pulls off a stunning save to deny him. The ball is out of play. A goal-scoring opportunity from a corner for Cagliari.
Amadou Diawara (Napoli) was too fierce in his attempt to get the ball from his opponent and Daniele Doveri blows for a foul.
Adam Ounas (Napoli) delivers a lovely cross into the penalty area. Nevertheless, an opposition defender is alert and averts the danger with a brilliant clearance.
Paolo Farago (Cagliari) crosses the ball into the box, but one of the defending players averts the threat.
The referee blows his whistle and we are underway.
Napoli will kick the game off.
Let us introduce today's referee to you, and it's Daniele Doveri.
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