NAPLES – After a spur beaten start, Napoli went ahead against Atalanta, in the postponement of Pasquetta, thanks to a daring goal scored by Dries Mertens at 28 'of the first half. Cross of Malcuit, Mancini's intervention with the ball that caromed on Mertens' buttocks before ending up on the net. Of all the film library goals scored by the Belgian phenomenon, this is certainly the most unique.
Goal Mertens unlocks Napoli-Atalanta, the chronicle of the first half.
Ready away and Mancini immediately removes a warning. In the first minute, the Atalanta player stopped a dangerous restart by Dries Mertens. At 4 ', José Maria Callejon becomes the protagonist of the first shot on goal of the game. It is a powerful but central conclusion that Gollini blocks without any problem. At 7 ', Milik frees Fabian Ruiz to shoot but the Spaniard's conclusion is rejected by the Atalanta defense.
At 13 ', Vlade Chiriches is forced to leave the field due to injury. Napoli has suffered many injuries in this area of the camp. In its place comes the young Luperto. After a few minutes of territorial supremacy, Napoli went ahead on 28 'with Dries Mertens. Cross by Malcuit, touch of Mancini and decisive carambola on the Belgian striker.
At 33 ', Mertens sowed panic in the Atalanta penalty area but then ended weakly and Gollini managed to block the ball. At 34 ', Zielinski was put on goal by a brilliant touch by Milik but kicked on Gollini's body. The first half ended with Napoli ahead of a goal on Atalanta thanks to the marking by Dries Mertens.
Source: Blitz Quotidiano