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Palermo 0 - 1 Napoli: Gonzalo Higuain keeps Napoli on title track

Posted Sunday, March 13, 2016 by PA22 hits

Gonzalo Higuain's penalty saw Napoli squeeze past Palermo 1-0 and maintain their pursuit of the Serie A title. The Azzurri are three points behind reigning champions and current leaders Juventus with nine games remaining after former Real Madrid striker Higuain matched his career-best haul of 27 league goals in a season. Walter Novellino's Palermo, meanwhile, are flirting with relegation as 18...Full Story »

Rayo Vallecano 1 - 1 Eibar: Gonzalo Escalante strikes to earn Eibar a point

Posted Saturday, March 12, 2016 by PA18 hits

Gonzalo Escalante's equaliser secured Eibar a point from a 1-1 draw at Rayo Vallecano and halted his side's four-game losing run. Escalante headed Eibar level before the break after fellow defender Ze Castro's header had given Rayo an early lead. Eibar had lost seven of their previous eight league games heading into the match and the omens did not look good as Rayo made an excellent start, ope...Full Story »

Fiorentina 1 - 1 Napoli: Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain back among the goals in draw with Fiorentina

Posted Monday, February 29, 2016 by PA35 hits

Fiorentina and Napoli thwarted each other's Serie A missions and gave up valuable points in an exciting 1-1 draw at the Stadio Artemio Franchi. Former leaders Napoli had fallen four points behind Juventus and Gonzalo Higuain's equaliser - his first goal in five matches - cancelled out Marcos Alonso's early header but it was only enough to reduce the gap to three points on Monday night. La Viol...Full Story »

Juventus vs Napoli - Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri: Napoli are not just Gonzalo Higuain

Posted Saturday, February 13, 2016 by PA34 hits

Shackling Gonzalo Higuain can only ever be the first step towards neutralising Serie A leaders Napoli in Turin, according to Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri. Saturday night sees reigning champions Juve play host to free-scoring Napoli with a view to overhauling the southerners' two-point lead and finally replacing them at the top of the table. The Bianconeri have risen to second place on th...Full Story »

Napoli 1 - 0 Carpi: Gonzalo Higuain's penalty enough to keep Napoli on top with win over Carpi

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2016 by PA38 hits

Napoli squeezed past 10-man Carpi thanks only to a Gonzalo Higuain penalty at the Stadio San Paolo and remain two points clear of Juventus ahead of next weekend's Serie A title clash in Turin. It proved to be a difficult match against 18th-placed Carpi in Naples and Maurizio Sarri's league leaders could have been usurped by Juve, victorious at Frosinone on Sunday, had Higuain not converted a 69...Full Story »

Lazio 0 - 2 Napoli: Gonzalo Higuain continues to find the net for Napoli

Posted Wednesday, February 03, 2016 by PA14 hits

Gonzalo Higuain's 23rd goal of the season propelled Serie A leaders Napoli down a path to securing a 2-0 victory at Lazio. The in-form Argentinian striker made it seven goals from his last five league outings in the first half of Wednesday night's game at the Stadio Olimpico, with Jose Callejon doubling the visitors' lead only a few minutes later. While Napoli celebrated preserving their two-p...Full Story »

Sarri wouldn’t swap Higuain for anyone

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by foxsportsasia.com43 hits

Napoli head coach Maurizio Sarri believes Gonzalo Higuain could be the best striker in the world after seeing him score the first goal in their 4-2 win over Sampdoria. The Argentine hit man took his tally for the season to 21 goals in as many Serie A matches on Sunday and is reportedly wanted by German champions Bayern Munich. Sarri has repeatedly stated that Higuain is not for sale and now cl...Full Story »

Sampdoria 2 - 4 Napoli: Gonzalo Higuain sets Napoli on way to victory at 10-man Sampdoria

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2016 by PA21 hits

Napoli emerged triumphant from a festival of goals at Sampdoria to pull five points clear at the top of the Serie A table after a 4-2 victory. Gonzalo Higuain resumed his bid for the Capocannoniere award with the first goal of six at the Marassi, with Lorenzo Insigne, Marek Hamsik and substitute Dries Mertens also notching for Napoli. Samp, who lost Mattia Cassani to a red card after the break...Full Story »

Lewandowski unfazed by Higuain rumours

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2016 by foxsportsasia.com48 hits

Bayern München striker Robert Lewandowski is confident he will remain in the first team even if the Bavarians sign another striker in January. Club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge sparked a flurry of transfer rumours last week when he admitted Bayern had made enquiries about Argentine hitman Gonzalo Higuain, before adding that Napoli did not want to sell. However, Lewandowski - who has ...Full Story »

Dybla sings Higuain’s praises

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by foxsportsasia.com46 hits

Juventus striker Paulo Dybla has hailed compatriot Gonzalo Higuain's performances for Napoli after he scored his 20th league goal of the season on Saturday. Higuain has been in sensational form for Napoli this season, scoring 20 goals in just 20 games, with his most recent contribution coming via a brace in the Partenopei's 3-1 win over Sassuolo over the weekend. The former Real Madrid striker...Full Story »

Napoli 3 - 1 US Sassuolo Calcio: Gonzalo Higuain bags brace as Napoli move four points clear at top of Serie A

Posted Saturday, January 16, 2016 by PA9 hits

Napoli opened up a four-point lead at the top of Serie A after Gonzalo Higuain's brace secured a 3-1 come-from-behind victory at home to Sassuolo. The hosts recovered from the shock of Diego Falcinelli's third-minute penalty to equalise in the 19th minute through Jose Callejon's first league goal of the season. Higuain subsequently netted three minutes before the interval and then again in sto...Full Story »

Frosinone 1 - 5 Napoli: Gonzalo Higuain at the double as Napoli go top with convincing win at Frosinone

Posted Sunday, January 10, 2016 by PA15 hits

Gonzalo Higuain scored twice as Napoli blew Frosinone away 5-1 to assume first place in the Serie A table. Defeats for previous frontrunners Inter Milan and second-placed Fiorentina meant two goals for the Argentinian striker, and efforts from Raul Albiol, Marek Hamsik and Manolo Gabbiadini, anointed Napoli as winter champions. Paolo Sammarco's 81st-minute strike soothed Frosinone's pain, but ...Full Story »

Atalanta 1 - 3 Napoli: Gonzalo Higuain double inspires Napoli to Serie A win at Atalanta

Posted Sunday, December 20, 2015 by PA15 hits

Gonzalo Higuain's brace helped Napoli to a 3-1 win over Atalanta and back up to third in Serie A. The Argentina striker now leads the scoring charts with 16 goals and Marek Hamsik's penalty ensured Maurizio Sarri's side took all three points at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia. Jorginho's sending off gave hope to the hosts, whose goal came from Alejandro Gomez, but it could have been worse h...Full Story »

Higuain evokes memories of Maradona as Napoli storm Serie A

Posted Tuesday, December 01, 2015 by Goal.com161 hits

If asked, Gonzalo Higuain would probably be the first person to laugh off any suggestion of comparisons with the great Diego Maradona. The little genius from Villa Fiorito was a one-off, a unique gift as much for his adopted home Naples as his nation of birth. But Higuain has his own charms. Two more goals for his season tally were raucously cheered by the San Paolo faithful as he returned N...Full Story »

Napoli 2 - 1 Inter Milan: Gonzalo Higuain bags brace as Napoli edge Inter to go top of Serie A

Posted Monday, November 30, 2015 by PA72 hits

Gonzalo Higuain's classy double fired Napoli to the summit of Serie A as they won the top-of-the-table clash with Inter Milan 2-1. The Argentina frontman struck the opener with just 65 seconds on the clock and added the second after the break to send the hosts a point clear of their opponents in second. Inter had to play the second half with 10 men after defender Yuto Nagatomo was sent off m...Full Story »

Napoli 1 - 0 Udinese: Gonzalo Higuain on cloud nine as Napoli striker downs Udinese

Posted Sunday, November 08, 2015 by PA32 hits

Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain scored the only goal of the game in the second half to down Udinese at the San Paolo Stadium on Sunday which lifted his side to third place in Serie A. Higuain struck his ninth league goal of the campaign in the 53rd minute, a left-footed shot from 12 yards that beat Udinese goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis. The closest Udinese came to equalising was in the 65th minut...Full Story »

Arsenal will make Gonzalo Higuain top transfer target if they miss out on Edinson Cavani

Posted Thursday, October 29, 2015 by Caughtoffside.com180 hits

Arsenal are reportedly ready to make Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain their number one transfer target should they fail to land Paris Saint Germain’s Edinson Cavani, according to the Metro. Despite currently sitting at the top of the Premier League table, Arsene Wenger is rumoured to be on the lookout for any possible reinforcements during the January transfer window (via Metro). And acc...Full Story »

Napoli 2 - 0 Palermo: Gonzalo Higuain prolongs scoring streak as Napoli see off Palermo

Posted Wednesday, October 28, 2015 by PA20 hits

Gonzalo Higuain scored in his fourth straight game on Wednesday to fire Napoli to a 2-0 home win over Palermo. The Argentinian put Napoli ahead with a 25-yard shot in the 39th minute. Higuain then saw his right-footed attempt on the hour hit the right post. The hosts were again denied by the woodwork in the 73rd minute when substitute Dries Mertens' 12-yard strike rattled the left post. Napo...Full Story »

Argentina recall Gonzalo Higuain with Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero out

Posted Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by ESPN107 hits

Argentina have left injured stars Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero out of their squad for World Cup qualifiers in November but welcomed back striker Gonzalo Higuain. After a poor start to their campaign last month, Argentina will be challenged to turn around their fortunes without some top players when they host Brazil on Nov. 12, followed by a trip to Colombia five days later. Messi hasn't pl...Full Story »

Gonzalo Higuain 1 - 0 Chievo: Gonzalo Higuain nets winner at Chievo as Napoli go second in Serie A

Posted Sunday, October 25, 2015 by PA17 hits

Gonzalo Higuain scored in his third straight game as Napoli moved up to second in the Serie A standings on Sunday night with a 1-0 win at Chievo. The Argentina forward rattled the post from 20 yards in the opening half but then struck the only goal of the game in the 59th minute. Faouzi Ghoulam's cross from the left found Higuain in the area and his left-footed shot beat Chievo goalkeeper Alba...Full Story »

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