Serie A: Atalanta crushes Salernitana 8-2 with a great performance

BERGAMO. Atalanta demolishes Salernitana 8-2 with goals of

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BERGAMO. Atalanta demolishes Salernitana 8-2 with goals of Jérémie Boga (5′), Ademola Lookman (20′ pen), G. Scalvini (23′), T. Koopmeiners (38′), Rasmus Höjlund (41′), Ademola Lookman (54′), Éderson (61′) and Nadir Zortea (85′). On the opposite side, Salernitana scored with ​ Boulaye Dia (10′), Hans Nicolussi Caviglia (56′). Atalanta took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).

T. Koopmeiners missed a penalty (38′) for Atalanta.​

The match was played at the Gewiss Stadium stadium in Bergamo on Sunday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Gianluca Aureliano with the collaboration of Andrea Zingarelli and Dario Garzelli. The 4th official was Daniele Paterna. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold around 5.7 degrees Celsius or 42.21 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 93%.​

Match Statistics

Atalanta was in firm control of the ball 58% while Salernitana was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Atalanta was more aggressive with 45 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 12 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Atalanta won the match.

Atalanta shot 17 times, 12 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Salernitana shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Atalanta received 1 yellow card (T. Koopmeiners). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Salernitana.

After this match, Atalanta will have 31 points like Lazio and Roma to stay in the 6th place. Talking about the opposition, Salernitana will stay with 18 points to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 5'
    5'

    Jérémie Boga

  • 10'
    10'

    Boulaye Dia

  • 20'
    20'

    Rasmus Höjlund (Penalty Awarded)

  • 20'
    20'

    Ademola Lookman (Penalty)

  • 23'
    23'

    G. Scalvini

    T. Koopmeiners

  • 30'
    30'

    T. Koopmeiners

  • 38'
    38'

    T. Koopmeiners

  • 38'
    38'

    T. Koopmeiners

    T. Koopmeiners

  • 41'
    41'

    Rasmus Höjlund

    Marten de Roon

  • 46'
    46'

    Norbert Gyomber

    Matteo Lovato

  • 46'
    46'

    Éderson

    Marten de Roon

  • 54'
    54'

    Ademola Lookman

    Jérémie Boga

  • 56'
    56'

    Hans Nicolussi Caviglia

    Boulaye Dia

  • 58'
    58'

    M. Demiral

    Rafael Tolói

  • 58'
    58'

    Nadir Zortea

    Davide Zappacosta

  • 61'
    61'

    Éderson

    Ademola Lookman

  • 64'
    64'

    Duván Zapata 

    Rasmus Höjlund

  • 71'
    71'

    Grigoris Kastanos

    Tonny Vilhena

  • 72'
    72'

    Federico Bonazzoli

    Federico Fazio

  • 72'
    72'

    Ivan Radovanovic

    Federico Fazio

  • 81'
    81'

    Joakim Maehle

    Ademola Lookman

  • 85'
    85'

    Nadir Zortea

  • 86'
    86'

    Junior Sambia

    L. Pirola

Next match

In the upcoming Serie A match, Atalanta will play away with Juventus on the 22nd of January with a 22-3 head to head in favor of Juventus (8 draws).

Salernitana will host Napoli on the 21st of January with a 3-0 head to head statistic in favor of Napoli (0 draws).

Atalanta: Formation and Lineups

Atalanta started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Gian Piero Gasperini chose to play with the following team: Juan Musso (6.3), Rafael Tolói (6.2), José Luis Palomino (6.9), Giorgio Scalvini (7.5), Davide Zappacosta (6.2), Marten de Roon (6.2), Teun Koopmeiners (8.0), Matteo Ruggeri (6.5), Ademola Lookman (9.0), Rasmus Winther Højlund (8.1) and Jérémie Boga (8.2).

Atalanta could not rely on the presence of Nadir Zortea (injured).

Substitutes

Atalanta made 5 changes: Marten de Roon for Éderson (46′), Rafael Tolói for M. Demiral (58′), Davide Zappacosta for Nadir Zortea (58′), Rasmus Höjlund for Duván Zapata  (64′) and Ademola Lookman for Joakim Maehle (81′).

Top player: Ademola Lookman

Probably the most impressive player in Atalanta was Ademola Lookman.

His rating is (9.0) with 2 goals, 30 passes (93% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.

Salernitana: Formation and Lineups

Salernitana started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

On the opposite side, Davide Nicola played with: Guillermo Ochoa (5.8), Matteo Lovato (5.6), Federico Fazio (5.2), Lorenzo Pirola (5.9), Antonio Candreva (6.1), Lassana Coulibaly (6.3), Hans Nicolussi Caviglia (6.8), Domagoj Bradarić (6.3), Tonny Vilhena (7.0), Krzysztof Piątek (6.9) and Boulaye Dia (7.9).

Substitutes

Salernitana made 5 changes: Matteo Lovato for Norbert Gyomber (46′), Tonny Vilhena for Grigoris Kastanos (71′), Federico Fazio for Federico Bonazzoli (72′), Federico Fazio for Ivan Radovanovic (72′) and L. Pirola for Junior Sambia (86′).

Top player: Boulaye Dia

The player who no doubt impressed Salernitana the most was Boulaye Dia.

His rating is (7.9) with 1 goal, 23 passes (82% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Serie A

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