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Napoli Thump Genk To Reach Champions League Last 16

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Updated December 10, 2019
Napoli’s Polish forward Arkadiusz Milik (3rdR) celebrates with Napoli’s Spanish forward Jose Callejon (L) after opening the scoring during the UEFA Champions League Group E football match Napoli vs Genk on December 10, 2019 at the San Paolo stadium in Naples.
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Arkadiusz Milik fired Napoli into the knockout stages of the Champions League on Tuesday with a first half hat-trick that helped see off Genk 4-0.

Pole Milik opened the scoring in the third minute and struck twice more before the break to end a nine-match winless run and ensure passage from Group E in second place, a point behind Liverpool.

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Dries Mertens scored the other goal from the penalty spot with 15 minutes remaining.

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