[Serie A] Lazio - Atalanta = 0 - 2

Atalanta beat Lazio 2-0 in the continuing competition of the Italian Serie A. This victory also earned the troops of Gian Piero Gasperini a place in third place in the Italian Serie A division standings.

The three points obtained at the Olimpico Stadium put the Atalanta squad in third with a total of 41 points. The quantity of points they have is equal to that of AS Roma and AC Milan, but Atalanta has a greater advantage in goal difference. 

This was the fifth defeat for Lazio, which saw the position of the team's coach, Maurizio Sarri, suffer. The Italian Capital's current position is sixth with a total of 31 points.

As reported by Football-Italia, Atalanta took an active role in the attack from the start of the first half, despite being the visitors. The visitors bombarded goalkeeper Ivan Provedel to work hard to protect the goal.

However, he was unable to stop a goal during the 23rd minute. Lazio defender Adam Marusic was supposed anticipating Lookman, but the ball fell to Davide Zappacosta who then fired a shot into the top corner of the goal.

In the 65th minute, Atalanta successfully added the goals. The goal was the result of Luis Alberto's error of losing the ball in midfield. After successfully grabbing the ball, Lookman then passed it from the left side. Patric attempted to cut, but he was unsuccessful. Hojlund grabbed the ball to break into Lazio's goal.

The score of 2-0 for the visitors was maintained until the game was over. Also, Atalanta made it into the top four of the Italian League behind Napoli and Inter.

Lazio (4-3-3): Provedel 7; Marusic 4.5, Casale 5, Romagnoli 6 (39' Patric 5), Hysaj 5 (58' Lazzari 5.5); Milinkovic-Savic 6, Cataldi 5 (58' Vecino 6), Luis Alberto 5; Felipe Anderson 5 (58' Pedro 6), Immobile 5, Zaccagni 5.5

Bench: Maximiano, Adamonis, Gila, Pellegrini, Marcos Antonio, Basic, Romero, Cancellieri

Coach: Sarri 5

Goalscorers: 23' Zappacosta (A), 65' Hojlund (A)


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