Six Goals, Gasperini's Red Card And Atalanta's Party In Bergamo
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JAKARTA - Six goals were created in the second half when Atalanta beat Napoli with a score of 4-2, in the Italian League match at the Gewiss Stadium, Monday morning Western Indonesia Time.

The victory boosted Atalanta to the fourth in the Italian league standings with 43 points, while Napoli fell to seventh with 40 points.

As quoted from Antara, Atalanta had asked for a penalty in the 17th minute after Matteo Pessina fell due to colliding with Mario Rui in the forbidden box, but the referee ignored him. Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini, who was annoyed by the referee's decision, protested strongly, but it actually earned him a red card.

Robin Gosens fired wide on Marten de Roon's through ball, while goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini tipped Victor Osimhen's header over the crossbar.

The stalemate only broke at the start of the second half when the two Colombians teamed up. Muriel moved swiftly on the left, and sent feedback to Duvan Zapata's heading in the 52nd minute.

Napoli then entered Lorenzo Insigne and was able to equalize in the 58th minute. Matteo Politano sent a low ball into the Atalanta penalty area, and the ball was allowed to pass Piotr Zielinski over his shoulder to be met with a right-footed volley.

La Dea did not take long to restore excellence. Muriel snaked past the opposing defenders, and sent a pass to Zapata, who passed it on to Robin Gosens to be struck for the goal in the 64th minute.

The visitors conceded another goal in the 71st minute, this time through Muriel's goal. The Colombian snatched a wide pass from Tiemoue Bakayoko and outwitted Napoli's defenders before hitting the ball into the top corner of the net from a tight angle.

Napoli then narrowed the gap in the 75th minute. Gosens attempts to clear Politano's cross. but instead of pushing it away, he threw the ball into his own net.

Napoli goalkeeper Alex Meret was able to ward off Muriel's effort at the near post in the late stages of the match, which resulted in a corner. From Muriel's corner, Berat Djimsiti went on the ball to be greeted by Cristian Romero's header for the closing goal in the 79th minute.

In the next round of matches, Atalanta will visit Sampdoria headquarters on Sunday, February 28, while Napoli host Benevento.

The composition of players:

Atalanta (3-4-1-2): Pierluigi Gollini, Rafael Toloi, Cristian Romero, Berat Djimsiti, Joakim Maehle (Bosko Sutalo 90 '), Marten de Roon, Remo Freuler (Mario Pasalic 80'), Robin Gosens, Matteo Pessina (Jose Luis Palomino 84 '), Luis Muriel (Aleksey Miranchuk 84'), Duvan Zapata (Ruslan Malinovskiy 90 ')

Coach: Gian Piero Gasperini

Napoli (4-2-3-1): Alex Meret, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Amir Rrahmani, Nikola Maksimovic (Kalidou Koulibaly 79 '), Mario Rui (Faouzi Ghoulam 78'), Fabian, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Matteo Politano, Piotr Zielinski ( Stanislav Lobotka 86 '), Eljif Elmas (Lorenzo Insigne 53'), Victor Osimhen

Coach: Gennaro Gattuso


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