Serie A: Milan defeats Atalanta 2-0 on Sunday

MILANO. Milan defeats Atalanta with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Leao (57') and a goal from T. Hernandez (75').

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MILANO. Milan prevails over Atalanta with a 2-0 win with a goal from R. Leao (57′) and a goal from T. Hernandez (75′).

The match was played at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milano on Sunday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Orsato who was helped by Fabiano Preti and Alessandro Giallatini. The 4th official was Antonio Rapuano. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 27.2 degrees Celsius or 80.92 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 45%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Milan was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Atalanta that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

Milan was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Milan won the contest.

Milan shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Atalanta shot 13 times, 1 on target, 12 off target.

Cards

Milan received 3 yellow cards (O. Giroud, F. Kessie and I. Bennacer). On the other side, Atalanta received 2 yellow cards (T. Koopmeiners and R. Malinovsky).

After playing this match, Milan will have 80 points to stay in the 1st place. On the other side, Atalanta will stay with 59 points like Fiorentina to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 44'
    44'

    O. Giroud

  • 53'
    53'

    T. Koopmeiners

  • 54'
    54'

    J. Messias

    A. Saelemaekers

  • 54'
    54'

    A. Rebic

    O. Giroud

  • 55'
    55'

    D. Zapata

    L. Muriel

  • 55'
    55'

    R. Malinovsky

    M. Pasalic

  • 57'
    57'

    R. Leao

  • 63'
    63'

    I. Bennacer

    S. Tonali

  • 67'
    67'

    F. Kessie

  • 70'
    70'

    J. Boga

    M. Pessina

  • 75'
    75'

    T. Hernandez

  • 80'
    80'

    M. Demiral

    J. L. Palomino

  • 80'
    80'

    G. Scalvini

    B. Djimsiti

  • 80'
    80'

    T. Bakayoko

    R. Krunic

  • 80'
    80'

    A. Florenzi

    D. Calabria

  • 87'
    87'

    R. Malinovsky

  • 90'
    90'

    I. Bennacer

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Milan: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Stefano Pioli chose to play with the following team: Mike Maignan (7.0), Davide Calabria (6.7), Pierre Kalulu (7.6), Fikayo Tomori (6.8), Theo Hernández (8.4), Sandro Tonali (6.9), Franck Kessié (7.4), Alexis Saelemaekers (6.4), Rade Krunić (7.4), Rafael Leão (6.9) and Olivier Giroud (6.2).

Substitutes

Milan made 5 changes: O. Giroud for A. Rebic (55′), A. Saelemaekers for J. Messias (55′), S. Tonali for I. Bennacer (63′), R. Krunic for T. Bakayoko (80′) and D. Calabria for A. Florenzi (80′).

Top player: Theo Hernández

Probably the most impressive player in Milan was Theo Hernández.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 41 passes (70% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 13. He performed 3 crosses.

Atalanta: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Gian Piero Gasperini played with: Juan Musso (6.8), Marten de Roon (6.2), José Luis Palomino (7.1), Berat Djimsiti (6.4), Hans Hateboer (6.2), Teun Koopmeiners (6.1), Remo Freuler (7.4), Davide Zappacosta (6.4), Matteo Pessina (6.8), Mario Pašalić (6.5) and Luis Muriel (7.3).

Substitutes

Atalanta made 5 changes: L. Muriel for D. Zapata (55′), M. Pasalic for R. Malinovsky (55′), M. Pessina for J. Boga (70′), J. L. Palomino for M. Demiral (80′) and B. Djimsiti for G. Scalvini (80′).

Top player: Remo Freuler

The player who no doubt impressed Atalanta the most was Remo Freuler.

His rating is (7.4) with 50 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 19. He performed 1 cross.

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