Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen denied Leicester the ideal beginning in the Europa League as Napoli hit back from 2-0 down to grab a point.
The striker struck twice in the second half as the guests deservedly got a 2-2 draw in Group C at the King Power Stadium.
Ayoze Perez’s first objective since March and Harvey Barnes’ second-half objective gave the Foxes a telling lead.
In any case, Osimhen snatched a tasteful life saver for the guests and afterward headed in a late leveler, with Leicester’s disappointments intensified when Wilfred Ndidi was shipped off in injury time.
Police and stewards needed to control an aggravation between the home and voyaging fans at full time with rockets tossed between allies.
Napoli controlled a large part of the game and was nearly passed on to regret a few botched opportunities with Osimhen, Hirving Lozano, Piotr Zielinski and Kevin Malcuit all inefficient in the primary half.
The Foxes – who just presented Jamie Vardy as a late substitute – go to Legia Warsaw, who succeeded Spartak Moscow on Wednesday, in about fourteen days.
In one more experience additionally played on Thursday, Steven Gerrard’s 50th European tie as Rangers supervisor finished in a 2-0 Europa League rout by Lyon at Ibrox.
Cameroon worldwide Karl Toko Ekambi fired in a breathtaking opener for the French side following 22 minutes of the Group An opener in Govan.
The Scottish bosses had approached on a couple of events in the principal half however in the 55th moment, Gers captain James Tavernier put through his own objective attempting to stop a short proximity shot from Islam Slimani.
Regardless of an immense exertion from the home side, it was too large a lead to paw back.