Match by match, Atalanta (4th) continues to impress. Faced with a fit team like Napoli (6th), the Bergamo club won 2-0 on Thursday and went one step further to play the Champions League again.
In the Atalanta headline was the attacker Duván Zapata; while Luis Fernando Muriel was a substitute and played the last minutes.
David Ospina saved in the Neapolitan team, but he had to be replaced in the 30th minute by injury.
With this victory, the team of Gian Piero Gasperini, already classified for the quarterfinals of the current Champions League, consolidates its fourth place and provisionally takes 12 points of advantage over Roma (5th), who receives Udinese (16th) at 19:45 GMT.
Even if the Giallorossi win, it seems difficult for Atalanta to leave his privileged position with nine days to go due to the security, offensive quality and physical freshness he exhibits in each duel. Add seven straight wins in Serie A.
This Thursday his offensive power was partially canceled by the defensive organization of Naples, convincing in the return of the competition with two victories in two Serie A duels. and the triumph in the Italian Cup, beating Juventus in the final.
A hit of the accelerator when he returned from the dressing room helped him tie the three points. First with a goal from the Croatian Mario Pasalic (47) after a perfect cross from his captain, the Argentine ‘Papu’ Gómez, and after the German Robin Gosens (55), the most offensive winger in Serie A.
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