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Thursday August 2 2012
Bordeaux Napoli's latest victims

It's another prestigious friendly win for Napoli, as they sweep Bordeaux aside at the San Paolo.

The Vesuviani, who had already beaten German giants Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen in pre-season, hosted the club that finished fifth in Ligue 1 last season, in Naples last night.

Decked out in their new white away strip, the hosts took the lead shortly before half-time when Goran Pandev clipped in a clever half-volley from the edge of the box. The assist came from young Chilean striker Eduardo Vargas, who has been linked with a loan move elsewhere.

The second goal arrived in the 60th minute and was a classic example of the Napoli counter-attack. Christian Maggio ran all the way from his own box, played a one-two with Marek Hamsik, and stroked a finish beyond Les Girondins 'keeper Cedric Carasso.

It ended 2-0, Walter Mazzarri's side collecting a fifth win on the spin as their prepare to commence their Serie A and Europa League campaigns.

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