Napoli's Dries Mertens curls in stunner from tight angle against Lazio

Napoli maintained their 100 per cent start to their league campaign with a 4-1 victory over in-form Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico – but it was Mertens' goal that stole attentions. 

In the 59th minute, with Napoli already 2-1 up, Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha nicked the ball away from Mertens' feet but allowed it to spill out of the penalty area.

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