Atalanta returned to victory after five days
Sports to Write, Feb. 28 (EFE). Atalanta returned to the fight for the Champions League positions after breaking a streak that lasted five days without knowing the victory, by crushing Sampdoria 4-0 on Monday, in a match in which, with the player’s performance. Dutch midfielder Theon Kompmainers, the owner of a double, was brilliantly distinguished.
Not even the last-minute withdrawal of Ukrainian striker Ruslan Malinovsky, who was due to be part of the starting line-up, after picking up an injury in the warm-up, prevented Gian Piero Gasperini’s men from winning the clear, who showed they were far away. outperforming their competitors at all times.
In fact, barely six minutes had passed when Atalanta actually dominated the scoreboard, thanks to a goal by Croatian Mario Pasalic, Malinovsky’s replacement in the last minute, who hit a cross from the right flank of Swiss Romain Froeller.
The result that did not quell the gluttony of the locals who continued to stifle the Samdporia ball ejection with heavy pressure, allowing them to recover as many balls in the three-quarters area, as happened in the first goal.
A succession of occasions that culminated in the 29th minute with a goal (2-0) by Dutchman Teon Kompiners, which culminated in a violent shot from a superb deep pass by Matteo Pesina.
It wasn’t the only goal for the Netherlands international, who once again demonstrated his accessibility in the second half, having made it 3-0 by taking advantage of a superb pass from Russian midfielder Alexei Miranchuk.
The Russian player, who entered the field of play in the second half, became the main protagonist in the final stage of the duel, having concluded the victory of Atalanta (4-0) in the 86th minute with a brilliant singles match that concluded with no. Less shot from the edge of the area.
With this victory, Atalanta, who last week sealed a pass to the Europa League round of 16, were just three points behind Juventus, the team that closes places to reach the Champions League, and which has one game more than Bergamo.
For his part, Sampdoria, who are 15th in the table, will have to continue to look to the bottom of the table, because after their defeat on Monday, they are only four points clear of the relegation spots.
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