BERGAMO. Bologna conquers Atalanta with a 2-0 win with a goal from N. Sansone (49′) and a goal from R. Orsolini (87′).
The match was played at the Gewiss Stadium stadium in Bergamo on Saturday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Orsato with the collaboration of Damiano Di Iorio and Salvatore Affatato. The 4th official was Matteo Gualtieri. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.8 degrees Celsius or 60.42 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 47%.
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Atalanta was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Bologna that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Atalanta was more pushing with 69 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. Anyhow, Bologna found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Atalanta shot 15 times, 6 on target, 4 off target. Talking about the opposition, Bologna shot 13 times, 6 on target, 5 off target.
Atalanta received 3 yellow cards (Davide Zappacosta, Berat Djimsiti and José Luis Palomino). Talking about the opposition, Bologna received 2 yellow cards (J. Lucumí and Riccardo Orsolini).
After this match, Atalanta will stay with 48 points to hold in the 6th place. Regarding the opposition, Bologna will have 43 points to remain in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Atalanta will play away with Torino on the 29th of April with a 12-11 head to head in favor of Atalanta (8 draws).
Bologna will play away agasint Hellas Verona on the 21st of April with a 10-4 head to head record in favor of Bologna (5 draws).
Atalanta – Formation
Atalanta started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Gian Piero Gasperini decided to play with the following team: Juan Musso, Berat Djimsiti , José Luis Palomino , Giorgio Scalvini , Joakim Mæhle , Marten de Roon , Éderson , Davide Zappacosta , Mario Pašalić , Rasmus Winther Højlund and Ademola Lookman .
The home team had on the bench: Merih Demiral, Caleb Okoli, Luis Muriel , Marco Sportiello, Brandon Soppy, Francesco Rossi, Duván Zapata and Jérémie Boga .
Atalanta could not rely on the presence of Duván Zapata (injured).
Atalanta made 4 changes: Mario Pasalic for Jérémie Boga (24′), Ademola Lookman for Duván Zapata (52′), G. Scalvini for Merih Demiral (52′) and Davide Zappacosta for Luis Muriel (79′).
Best player: Ademola Lookman
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Atalanta was Ademola Lookman.
His rating iswith 19 passes (78% accurate) and 2 key passes.
Bologna – Formation
Bologna started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
Thiago Motta played with: Łukasz Skorupski, Stefan Posch , Adama Soumaoro , Jhon Lucumí , Georgios Kyriakopoulos , Jerdy Schouten , Roberto Soriano , Lewis Ferguson , Nikola Moro , Musa Barrow and Nicola Sansone .
They had on the bench: Kevin Bonifazi, Gary Medel, Lorenzo De Silvestri, Michel Aebischer, Charalampos Lykogiannis, Nicolás Domínguez, Federico Ravaglia, Joaquín Sosa, Riccardo Orsolini , Francesco Bardi, Joshua Zirkzee and Niklas Pyyhtiä.
Bologna made 4 changes: Roberto Soriano for Riccardo Orsolini (46′), Musa Barrow for Nicolás Domínguez (56′), Nicola Sansone for Joshua Zirkzee (56′) and Nikola Moro for Gary Medel (84′).
Best player: Łukasz Skorupski
The player that probably impressed the most for Bologna was the goalkeeper: Łukasz Skorupski. His rating is 8.00. He performed 5 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.
- Hellas Verona – Sassuolo – 2-1
- Torino – Roma – 0-1
- Udinese – Monza – 2-2
- Lazio – Juventus – 2-1
- Sampdoria – Cremonese – 2-3
- Fiorentina – Spezia – 1-1
- Atalanta – Bologna – 0-2