Alex Meret rated as the best Italian on matchday 22 by the mediaThe Napoli keeper put in a splendid performance against Juve and received the highest average media rating
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Alex Meret was the best Italian player on matchday 22 in Serie A according to the ratings given by the three principal sports publications in the country.
His dazzling display against Juventus earned him an average rating of 7.67: Tuttosport gave him an 8, while both La Gazzetta dello Sport and Corriere dello Sport-Stadio rated him at 7.5.
The absence of Ospina meant he was chosen to start between the sticks, All of Juventus’ attackers found themselves thwarted by Meret’s efforts: Ronaldo from close range, Chiesa’s powerful striker, Morata on the turn in the box. His efforts between the sticks maintained Napoli’s lead, which was given to them by Insigne, and earned a hard-fought victory for Gattuso’s side.