Cavani scores late goal to send Napoli through
Edinson Cavani’s injury-time winner took Napoli into the
knockout round of the Europa League, giving the Italian team a 1-0
win over Steaua Bucharest on Wednesday.
The Uruguay forward, who had troubled Bucharest’s defense all
match, headed home Marek Hamsik’s corner to take Napoli through at
the expense of the Romanian team.
Napoli qualified in second place from Group K, behind
Napoli will be without Paolo Cannavaro for the first match in
the last 32. The center back was sent off for a second yellow card
just before the final whistle.
Cavani was earlier denied on two occasions by goalkeeper Ciprian