Napoli defender Matteo Politano was sent off shortly before Lorenzo Pellegrini scored the opening goal. Romelu Lukaku’s
sealed the match for Roma, who moved up to sixth place, one point above Napoli and three points below fourth-placed Bologna.
Napoli were looking to bounce back after a 4-0 defeat to Frosinone in the Italian Cup on Tuesday.
Tensions were high at the Stadio Olimpico, with both coaches suspended for misconduct in the first half amid a spate of fouls and protests. It was no surprise that in the 66th minute, Politan completed the counterattack.
Defender Yann Bissek scored his first goal for Inter Milan to give the Serie A leaders a 2-0 win over Lecce, an unlikely replacement for Lautaro Martinez.
Bissek, who scored a goal against the run of play. f collection from Filip Kostic
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