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Cavani slain Milan, Napoli on top

serie a live bettingNapoli beat AC Milan 3-1 in the derby in the third round of Serie A and thus lead the standings.

Albelto Aquilani opened opened the scoring in favor of Milan with a header from Antonio Cassano centered in the 12th minute.

Seconds the next occurrence hosts leveled by Cavani, who realized the head after a header from a foul on Christian Madge.

In the 36th minute again Cavani rebuilding nearly 60,000 San Paolo stadium with his second goal of the match.

Six minutes after the break Uruguayan finished Milan with his third goal after a bad ball killed by Alessandro Nesta.

After the match, Allegri praised his men, but lamented Napoli were allowed to play their own game.

"This was a very odd game," he told Sky Sport Italia. "We had a lot of possession and we were in the lead, but then they were a bit lucky to equalise almost immediately after.

"We should not have allowed them to attack on the counter, we knew they would play this way. I am happy with my players, we just lacked a bit of determination in some moments."

AC Milan are currently at the wrong end of the table, with just one point from two games, but Allegri confessed he is not concerned about his side's league situation.

"I am not worried, we know we are a good squad," the coach added. "We come off two good displays against Lazio and Napoli.

"It is true we have to improve because we have conceded five goals in two games."

Cavani, who scored all of Napoli's three goals against Milan, confessed he hopes his side will challenge for the league title, but admitted it is an uphill task.

"As a child, I was always told to dream," he told La Domenica Sportiva. "I would love to win the Scudetto, but we know it will be very hard. I dedicate this victory to the fans, they deserved this result.

"We know what our flaws and limitations are. We know we must work like we have been doing."

Napoli's next Serie A match sees them travel to Verona to face Chievo on Wednesday.