Napoli surprise Milan and join Atalanta in the lead

Napoli inflicted their first defeat on AC Milan to stay at the top of the Italian league.

Naples, still undefeated in Serie A, inflicted its first defeat of the season on AC Milan (2-1), defending champion, to join Atalanta Bergamo at the top of the standings, Sunday evening at San Siro at the end of the 7th day of the championship. Matteo Politano from the penalty spot (55th) and Giovanni Simeone from the head (78th) bent the Rossoneri, who thought they had at least saved a point when Olivier Giroud had equalized in the meantime on a setback offering from Théo Hernandez (69th). Napoli temporarily regain the lead in Serie A, level on points with Atalanta, previously victorious at Roma (1-0), one point ahead of Udinese, surprising third after their success on Inter Milan (3-1).

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