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