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Napoli continue title march with emphatic 4-0 win over Torino

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Victor Osimhen and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia were again the heroes for Napoli on Sunday as Italy's champions-elect thumped Torino 4-0, their lead at the Serie A summit now 19 points after Lazio moved second with a 1-0 Rome derby win.

Nigeria striker Osimhen took his league-leading goal tally to 21 with two towering headers in each half, with Kvaratskhelia's 35th-minute penalty sandwiched between his attacking partner's brace.

Kvaratskhelia then laid on Tanguy Ndombele's first Serie A goal in the 68th minute following great holdup play from Osimhen as Napoli took another step towards a first league title since 1990 in front of an army of fans in Turin.

It was their first away trip after the end of a two-month ban on traveling supporters following a motorway bust-up with Roma fans in January.

"They are hoping, it has been so many years they have been believing, and their support has been so good," Osimhen told DAZN.

"No one deserves this more than the Napoli fans ... I'm really happy to put a smile on their faces."

The fans were on hand to see their team put in a typically dominant display which means at worst Napoli will be 18 points ahead of Inter Milan with 11 matches remaining if Simone Inzaghi's inconsistent side beats Juventus in Sunday's big match.

Regardless, it is only a matter of time before Napoli seal a historic title triumph, one which has come following a campaign of breathtaking football that has Osimhen convinced they can also win the Champions League.

They would have to come out on top of an Italian derby with AC Milan in the quarterfinals and potentially another with Inter in the last four to reach the final, but it would be hard to bet against a team which seems to have caught lightning in a bottle and then used it to fry everything in its wake.

Once Kvaratskhelia rolled in his 14th goal of the season Torino offered up no resistance and dropped down to 11th, level on 37 points with Bologna and ninth-placed Fiorentina, who won their seventh straight match in all competitions 1-0 over Lecce.

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