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Napoli hit back twice to beat Udinese and cut Juventus's lead

(Ah Fat Talk Ball) - Napoli added a new twist to the Serie A title race when they twice came from behind to beat Udinese 4-2 on Wednesday and cut Juventus' lead to four points after the Turin side were held 1-1 at relegation-threatened Crotone.

Crotone striker Simy scored with a bicycle kick that Cristiano Ronaldo would have been proud of to peg back leaders Juventus who host second-placed Napoli in a potential title showdown on Sunday.

At one point in the evening, it looked as if Juve could go nine points clear as they led and Napoli fell behind.

Alex Sandro scored with a glancing header in the 17th minute for the champions but they were stunned by Simy's second-half effort.

A loose ball bounced up into the area and the Nigerian, with his back to goal, leapt into the air and acrobatically fired past Wojciech Szczesny.

Udinese, who had lost their previous nine league games, stunned Napoli with a goal by Jakub Jankto four minutes before halftime.

Lorenzo Insigne levelled in first-half stoppage time only for Svante Ingelsson to put the Friuli back ahead early in the second half.

Defender Raul Albiol headed Napoli level a second time before goals from Arkadiusz Milik and Lorenzo Tonelli ensured three points for the hosts.








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