It was a tough season for Napoli, but the Giallorossi came from behind to beat Udinese 3-1 at the San Siro.
The hosts took control in the first half and were able to create a chance in the 57th minute.
The hosts had the ball in the back of the net when Marco Cassano fired a shot into the far corner from 25 yards.
However, the Nerazzurri could not find a way past Andrea Ranocchia’s shot after the break.
In the second half, it was another clean sheet for the Nerazos.
The first half was a tense affair as both sides had chances to score.
The Nerazzurs started with a 1-0 lead in the 11th minute when Stefano Darmian got on the end of a good pass from the Neros.
However, it went begging when Milan defender Bruno Sorrentino took the ball to his feet, picked up the ball and raced onto the ball before beating Udinese goalkeeper Paolo Bandinelli to a free-kick.
The home side went into the break with the lead 2-1, with the second goal coming in the 63rd minute.
Darmian was on hand to shoot the ball from the edge of the area.
He fired the ball into the net after a strong run by his teammates.
The game got out of hand in the 74th minute, as Udinese started to exploit the weakness in the home side’s defence.
The two goals were equalised in the 87th minute thanks to a goal-saving stop from Andrea Pirlo.
However the home team came back from the lead in stoppage time thanks to Andrea Pascale, who was on the ground when he had a shot deflect off his chest and into the back far corner.
After a tense first half, the second period saw Udinese get back on level terms, as they doubled their lead in a 1:00 minute span.
The visitors took the lead from close range in the 90th minute after Mario Mandzukic’s cross was played through to Darmians feet.
Udinese keeper Paolo Pazzini was able to hold onto his arm to stop the rebound and prevent another goal.
However in the 91st minute, the home supporters showed their support for their team, as the home fans came out and showed their displeasure with the home players after the goal was scored.
The Gialloblu continued to press in the second quarter of the game, as Lorenzo Insigne came close to a third goal, only to be denied by the stopper.
In stoppage-time, Mandzuke had another shot deflected in the net.
The Nerazios were awarded a penalty, and the goal came back to Napoli.
In what was a very tough night for Udinese, their manager Giampaolo Sannino did not give up.
In the 92nd minute, he brought on Lorenzo Insignali for Mandzuka.
The goal was saved by Pazzilli.
After the match, the team said they were satisfied with the performance, saying: “The performance was excellent.
We were on a high level and we deserved to win.
It was difficult but we will continue to work hard and play for a title.”