WATCH: Napoli grows Serie A lead with keeper-freezing free kick

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Napoli really could do it.

Partenopei is bidding to end Juventus’ six-season run atop Serie A and claim its first scudetto since 1989-90, the days of Diego Maradona.

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It took another step toward that third shield with a 5-0 shellacking at Cagliari on Monday, extending its unbeaten away run in league play to a remarkable 26 matches.

The finishing touches was applied by Mario Rui, who froze keeper Alessio Cragno with this free kick. The 26-year-old Portuguese left back picked a fine goal for his first Serie A marker.

Juve has played one less match thanks to a postponed meeting with Atalanta.