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Wednesday January 20 2021
Insigne in tears after penalty miss against Juventus

Lorenzo Insigne was in tears after missing a penalty kick against Juventus, but Rino Gattuso said he ‘should not feel responsible for the defeat.’

The winger took a penalty kick Dries Mertens had earned for a Weston McKennie foul after 80 minutes. He sent Szczesny the wrong way,but put the spot-kick wide.

The Old Lady were already up one goal and eventually won the game 2-0 with goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Gattuso: 'Insigne mustn't feel responsible'

Gennaro Gattuso tells Lorenzo Insigne not to think Napoli lost the Supercoppa because of the penalty miss. ‘Juventus had more chances in the Coppa Italia Final.’

It was a heart-breaking evening at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, as Lorenzo Insigne had the opportunity to equalise after Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal, but the captain fired a penalty wide of the target.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Petagna reassures Insigne

Andrea Petagna insists ‘we’d be talking about a different game’ without Wojciech Szczesny’s incredible saves for Juventus, but Lorenzo Insigne is distraught after missing the Napoli penalty.

The Bianconeri won the Supercoppa 2-0 in Reggio Emilia this evening.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Mancini: 'Insigne covers too much ground'

Italy coach Roberto Mancini explains why Lorenzo Insigne isn’t quite as effective this evening for Napoli against Juventus. ‘He has too much ground to cover.’

The CT spoke to RAI Sport at half-time, when it was 0-0 in the Supercoppa at the Mapei Stadium.

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Tuesday January 19 2021
Insigne: 'Napoli face Juve without fear'

Lorenzo Insigne hopes to score his 100th Napoli goal, but above all beat Juventus for the Supercoppa trophy. ‘We must play without fear.’

It kicks off on Wednesday at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia at 20.00 GMT.

The trophy between Scudetto and Coppa Italia holders will be decided after 90 minutes, extra time or even penalties.

Insigne has 99 goals in the Partenopei jersey, so could mark silverware with his Century.

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Sunday January 17 2021
Insigne warns Napoli about Juve

Lorenzo Insigne is happy with his brace in Napoli’s 6-0 win over Fiorentina and warns his side about Juventus.

Insigne scored twice as the Azzurri claimed all three points in a dominated game against La Viola on Sunday.

Insigne is the best scorer for Napoli so far this season.

“I am happy, I am proud to reach great targets with this team, we needed to win, it was important. We played a great game as a team,” he told DAZN.

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Tuesday December 22 2020
Napoli ordered campaign against ref?

Napoli’s Head of Communication Nicola Lombardo appeared to tell Lorenzo Insigne he ordered a journalist to start a campaign on Twitter against Inter-Napoli referee Davide Massa using the hashtag #ControlliamoMassa.

Lombardo was speaking to Insigne prior to a press conference held by Napoli on Monday. Zoom microphones had already been switched on, but neither Lombardo nor Insigne were aware.

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Monday December 21 2020
Insigne: 'A captain shouldn't do that...'

Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne admitted he ‘felt bad’ after the sending off against Inter, as he made life hard for coach Gennaro Gattuso against Lazio too.

The Partenopei captain was sent off after protesting a penalty at San Siro, when Romelu Lukaku safely converted the spot kick and secured a 1-0 win for the Nerazzurri.

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Friday December 18 2020
Insigne given fine and one-match ban

The Disciplinary Commission has given a one-match ban and a €10,000 fine for Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne after his sending off against Inter.

The Partenopei captain was sent off for his protests after Davide Massa awarded Inter the match-winning penalty at San Siro.

Insigne saw red after insulting the referee and has been given a one-match suspension in Serie A, along with a €10,000 fine. The Napoli forward reportedly apologised to the match official after the match.

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Friday December 18 2020
Insigne apologised with Massa

According to multiple reports in Italy, Lorenzo Insigne apologised with referee Davide Massa and his teammates after Inter-Napoli, but the Partenopei’s captain could receive a two-match ban.

Insigne saw red after insulting referee Davide Massa during Inter-Napoli on Wednesday.

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