Atalanta achieved an important victory this Sunday in his visit to Fiorentina 3-2 on matchday 30 of the A league Italian. The Bergamo team remains in the positions of Champions League with this victory ranking 4th with 61 units, 13 less than the leader Inter. The Colombian Duvan Zapata scored his third straight double (13 ‘and 40’), while Josip Ilicic scored the remaining penalty (70 ‘).
Colombian Zapata had a great present at Atalanta, the ‘Toro’ opened the scoring in the 13th minute with a great header after a free-kick from Ruslan Malinovsky. In the 40th minute, Duván extended the visitors’ lead by beating Polish goalkeeper Barlomiej Dragowski in a heads-up and unleashing a shot that just got in just enough. Subsequently, a double by Serbian striker Dusan Vlahovic provisionally equalized the game (57 ‘and 66’).
In minute 70 ‘Josip Ilicic, who entered from the bench, put the final 3-2 for the victory of Atalanta. This victory was very important for the Bergamo team (fourth win in a row) as they remain in the Champions League positions by reaching 61 points, two more than Napoli (they won 2-0 at Sassuolo). Gasperini’s are in 4th place, only surpassed by Juventus with 62, AC Milan with 63 and Inter Milan with 74.
Duván Zapata reached 13 goals and 8 assists this season in Serie A and in this match he was the great figure, scoring a double and being replaced in the 87th minute by Aleeksey Mranchuk. The Colombian striker shared tasks in attack with his compatriot Luis Muriel, who stayed 62 minutes on the pitch before leaving the substitution. The Argentines José Luis Palomino and Cristian Romero also started the visit and their compatriots Germán Pezzella and Lucas Martínez Quarta for the ‘Fiore’ team, which is 15th with 30 points.
Fiorentina: Bartlomiej Drragowski; Nikola Milenkovic, Germán Pezzella, Lucas Martínez Quarta; Martín Cáceres, Giacomo Bonaventura, Gaetano Castrovilli, Cristiano Biraghi, Sofyan Amrabat; Christian Kouamé, Dusan Vlahovic. DT: Giuseppe Iachini. Atalanta: Pierluigi Gollini; Rafael Toloi, Cristian Romero, José Luis Palomino; Ruslan Malinovskiy, Marten de Roon, Remo Freuler, Robin Gosens; Mario Pasalic, Duván Zapata, Luis Muriel. DT: Gian Piero Gasperini. Stadium: Artemio Franchi. Referee: Juan Luca Sacchi.