ROME – Italian Serie A soccer championship, Lazio-Atalanta 1-3, goals: Marco Parolo at 2 ', Duvan Zapata at 21', Timothy Castagne at 58 'and Djimsiti at 75' .
Atalanta won 3-1 at Lazio, one less than Inter third in the standings, and extended to rivals for a place in the next Champions League. Thanks to this success, Atalanta, with three days to go until the end of the championship, has led to four more on Roma (who will play against Genoa soon), plus five on Torino (which has already played against Juve) and the more you are on Milan (who will play tomorrow on Monday).
Atalanta went down after just two minutes of play, when Parolo scored on an assist from Caicedo, but then started playing his way and won with distance. Zapata equalized at 21 'stopping a mistake from a team-mate and displacing Strakosha from close range. Then, in the second half, Atalanta completed the comeback with Castagne, on the net following an assist from Gomez after a blunder by Wallace, and with Djimsiti, on the head of a net on corner action. This defeat eliminates Lazio from the Champions League race while launching Atalanta to the top European club competition.
Lazio-Atalanta 1-3, the Nerazzurri with one less than Inter.
Lazio took the lead at 2 ', at the first lunge. Marco Parolo picked up an assist from Felipe Caicedo and beat Gollini with an impregnable left-footed left-footer. At 6 ', Gomez kicked from outside the box on an assist from Duvan Zapata but fired the ball into the corner. At 9 ', Lazio tries to double with a right-footed shot by Luis Alberto but Gollini manages to neutralize him in two stages. Immobile is not lucky, his conclusion bomb at 14 'was rejected by a miraculous parade of Gollini.
At 15 ', Atalanta tries to be dangerous with Duvan Zapata. The Colombian striker's header failed to see the Lazio goal. At 21 ′, Atalanta equalized with Duvan Zapata. The Colombian striker picked up a team-mate's conclusion and beat Strakosha from close range. At 25 ', Bastos was warned for a bad entry against Josip Ilicic.
At 26 ′, Ilicic was forgotten by Wallace and the defense of Lazio but he devoured a goal already done wrong in front of Strakosha. His conclusion did not even find the door. At 35 ', Masiello was admonished for a hand ball with which he did not allow Parolo to serve an assist to the Lazio strikers. The first half ended 1-1 , Zapata responded to Parolo.
At 58 ', Atalanta completed the comeback with Timothy Castagne. It all started with an error in the Wallace setup phase. The Lazio defender has passed the ball to Gomez who has stolen towards the goal defended by Strakosha. The Albanian goalkeeper stopped him well but Gomez passed the ball to Castagne, who had no problems scoring in an empty net.
At 71 ′, Marusic took off on the offside and presented himself in front of Gollini but fired high from a good position. Lazio failed to equalize. Goals wrong, goals conceded. Atalanta closed the games at 75 'with Djimsiti. The central defender scored ahead of a corner kick in favor of Atalanta. It's over, Atalanta won in Rome.
Lazio-Atalanta, the official formations.
LAZIO (3-5-2): Strakosha; Wallace, Acerbi, Bastos; Romulo, Parolo, Leiva, Luis Alberto, Marusic; Caicedo, Immobile. All. Inzaghi.
ATALANTA (3-4-1-2): Gollini; Djimsiti, Palomino, Masiello; Hateboer, De Roon, Freuler, Chestnuts; Gomez; Ilicic, Zapata. All. Gasperini.
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