Atalanta-Bologna 0-2, goals from Sansone and Orsolini

The Nerazzurri fail to join the Champions League area

Bologna wins 2-0 in Bergamo on the Atalanta field in the match valid for the 29th day of Serie A 2022-2023 – Atalanta thus interrupts its streak of positive results and after two consecutive victories comes the stop that stops it at 48 points: no hook in fourth place. Bologna rises to 43 points.

THE MATCH – The first ring of the match comes in the 14th minute with Zappacosta setting out on his own, centralizing and unloading a powerful but central shot and Skorupski deflects for a corner. In the 22nd minute Bologna tries with Kyriakopulos, a violent and angled shot from the edge of the area, but Mussu relaxes and deflects. In the 31st minute Atalanta is still close to the lead: Lookman serves Hojlund in the area, the attacker tries to place it but Skorupski manages to deflect it. The ball ends up between the Dane’s feet again but doesn’t find the goal.

The goal comes at the start of the second half. In the 49th minute Barrow serves Samson as a winger on the edge of the area who, all alone on the edge of offside, kicks under the crossbar for the Rossoblu advantage. Atalanta tries to react but is discovered and in the 65th minute Dominguez serves Zirkzee in the area, ball control, dribbling and a shot that misses the target. In the 73rd minute Boga serves Hojlund into the area from the left who hits with his head but Skorupski saves his goal in two stages. Bologna found ample space and in the 81st minute Zirkzee penetrated the area and kicked from an angle, Musso rejected and Orsolini scored from close range but Orsato stopped everything for offside. But Bologna and Orsolini didn’t take long to clear things up. In the 86th minute Zirkzee opens for Orsolini, the winger takes the ball from the right, returns to the left and puts it in the corner for the final 2-0.