Atalanta-Verona 1-2, the Nerazzurri crisis continues

The Bergamo players in the third knockout in a row

Verona wins 2-1 against Atalanta in the match valid for the 33rd matchday of Serie A. Tudor’s team plays an excellent game and takes home the three points thanks to goals from Ceccherini in the 47th minute and an own goal by Koopmeiners in the 55th minute. The goal of the very young Scalvini in the 82nd minute is not enough for the Nerazzurri. For Atalanta, who remain stuck at 51 points in the league, this is the third consecutive defeat in the league. The Verona instead rises to 48 approaching the Goddess.

THE MATCH – Verona coach Igor Tudor for the challenge recovers Barak and places him in the offensive trident together with Caprari behind Simeone. While the Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini relies on the trident made up of Boga, Malinovskyi and Zapata. On the bench Muriel and Pessina.

At 6 ‘immediately dangerous Atalanta with Zapata who fishes Malinovskyi well with a through ball, the Ukrainian returns to the left-handed but finds the prompt response from Montipò. The replica of Verona arrives in the 24th minute with Lazovic serving a ball to kiss on the far post, Faraoni comes out from behind and in a slide hits the upright. The Nerazzurri retreat and Verona push relentlessly. At 26 ‘Caprari takes the free kick from the edge and touches the top of the crossbar. A minute goes by and Tudor’s team is close to scoring again: in the 27th minute Simeone frees himself well on a deep ball and seriously engages Musso at the near post.

The Goddess reacts in the 37th minute with Koopmeiners serving Zapata, who by first intention turns towards the goal and goes one step away from the net of the advantage. A goal that arrives however for Verona: in the 47th minute Simeone overtakes Musso with the dig, Ceccherini all alone in the heart of the small area bags in the net with his head and carries Verona forward. In full recovery, Atalanta almost equal, at 49 ‘Demiral does not find the ball Zapata takes advantage of it but finds a deviation and the ball ends on the side.

At the beginning of the second half, Verona doubles. Triangle between Tameze and Ilic, who penetrates the area and forces Musso to the miraculous deviation at the exit but unfortunately the ball carom unfortunately on Koopmeiners and enters the net for the 0-2. Gasperini’s team feels the blow and risks collapse shortly after. At 59 ‘choral action of the guests but Lazovic devours the goal in front of Musso. After the slip Atalanta recovers and tries to get back into the game. At 65 ‘on the development of a corner beaten by Muriel, Palomino crushes with his head but Montipò relaxes and saves.

At 81 ‘Verona still close to the trio: as soon as he entered, Lasagna frees himself well from the marking and lets go of a shot that hits the post. Still save Musso. A minute passes and Atalanta reopens the challenge: in the 82nd minute on Zappacosta’s cross, Scalvini fits well in the area and heads the 1-2 ball into the net. Final forcing of the Goddess who comes close to equal in 86 ‘, Zapata gives birth to the action, Zappacosta goes to strike with the right back but the shot touches the intersection.