With the Teun Koopmeiners in such great shape, Atalanta and Gian Piero Gasperini can dream big. The bergamot He defeated Torino 3-1 on Thursday evening in a match where conditions turned into six unexpected indicators to top the Italian league table.
All three Atalanta goals were scored by the Dutch midfielder, who became the league’s top scorer along with Dusan Vlahovic of Juventus. Atalanta now leads the table with ten points with AS Roma led by Jose Mourinho.
The bergamotA perfect night was completed by a touching farewell that Joyce Stadium is dedicated to Josep Ilicic. The Slovenian star is leaving Bergamo after five years during which he played a key role in transforming Atalanta from a mid-table side into a regular Champions League participant. Before the match, he greeted his fans with a standing ovation.
Torino reaped their first loss of the season, although their heavy defeat was tempered by multiple absences that forced Ivan Juric to revamp his regular squad.
The first half almost ended in a goalless draw Grenade I have to thank their goalkeeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic for that. He denied Serge’s more famous younger brother, Kompiners, Duvan Zapata and Merih Demiral of keeping his team afloat until the 47th minute.
That’s when Ola Aina shoved Torino player Brandon Sobi into the penalty area and pushed the referee to point at the penalty spot. The Kopmainers did not commit a penalty kick, sending the hosts into the second half by one goal difference.
Immediately after the second half, the Dutchman doubled his personal tally with a powerful shot that overtook the Turin defenders and grabbed Grenade The goalkeeper is a little unprepared this time.
Torino reduced the difference when Nikola Vlasic found the net from a pass from Pietro Pellegri, but their illusion of a draw did not last long. The visitors received a second penalty kick for Valentino Lazaro’s foul on Ademola Lookman and the Kompmainers continued his offer, burying the spot for the second time to settle his hat-trick and give the goal. bergamot The nice feeling of being leaders.
Atalanta failed to qualify for European competitions for the first time in five years last season and many considered Gasperini’s stellar run to be over. However, the first four games of the 2022/23 campaign showed that bergamot They are still ready to fight.