MONZA. Atalanta tops Monza with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Hojlund (59′) and an own goal from Marlon (66′). Monza lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).
The match was played at the U-Power Stadium stadium in Monza on Monday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Juan Luca Sacchi who was helped by Daniele Bindoni and Davide Imperiale. The 4th official was Andrea Colombo. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 26.5 degrees Celsius or 79.65 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 55%.
Monza was in firm control of the ball 60% while Atalanta was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Atalanta was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Atalanta won the match.
Monza shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Atalanta shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target.
Monza received 1 yellow card (N. Rovella). On the other side, Atalanta received 1 yellow card (G. Scalvini).
After playing this match, Monza will stay with 0 points to stay in the 20th place. On the other side, Atalanta will have 10 points like Udinese and Roma to stay in the 3rd place.
Atalanta will host Cremonese on the 11th of September with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Atalanta (0 draws).
Monza: Formation and Lineups
Monza started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Giovanni Stroppa chose to play with the following team: Michele Di Gregorio , Marlon , Pablo Marí , Luca Caldirola , Samuele Birindelli , Matteo Pessina , Nicolò Rovella , Stefano Sensi , Carlos Augusto , Dany Mota and Gianluca Caprari .
Monza made 5 changes: G. Caprari for A. Petagna (70′), S. Sensi for A. Colpani (77′), S. Birindelli for S. Molina (77′), Dany Mota for C. Gytkjaer (87′) and L. Caldirola for A. Izzo (87′).
Top player: Stefano Sensi
Probably the most impressive player in Monza was Stefano Sensi.
His rating iswith 61 passes (90% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.
Atalanta: Formation and Lineups
Atalanta started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, Gian Piero Gasperini played with: Juan Musso , Hans Hateboer , Rafael Tolói , Merih Demiral , Davide Zappacosta , Teun Koopmeiners , Marten de Roon , Ademola Lookman , Éderson , Ruslan Malinovskyi and Rasmus Winther Højlund .
Atalanta made 5 changes: D. Zappacosta for B. Soppy (46′), R. Malinovsky for G. Scalvini (71′), R. Hojlund for M. Pasalic (71′), Ederson for J. Maehle (76′) and A. Lookman for J. Boga (88′).
Top player: Rafael Tolói
Probably the most impressive player in Atalanta was Rafael Tolói even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 25 passes (76% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 9.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A