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Napoli miss Osimhen and Rrahmani against Atalanta

Napoli beat Udinese 2-1, but will have to do without suspended Victor Osimhen and Amir Rrahmani for the showdown with Atalanta.

The Nigeria international striker bagged a brace to overturn the Gerard Deulofeu opener at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona this afternoon.

However, he also received a yellow card in stoppages for handball when trying to block a shot.

Serie A | Napoli 2-1 Udinese: Osimhen overturns Friulani

That means Osimhen will be suspended for the next round in Serie A, a big clash with fifth-placed Atalanta.

Coach Luciano Spalletti will also be forced to reshuffle in defence when visiting Bergamo, because Rrahmani was booked too and he will sit out a ban as well.

Andrea Petagna is out injured for circa a month, so Dries Mertens is the only available striker to fill in.

Osimhen has scored each of Napoli’s last four Serie A goals.

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