BERGAMO. Atalanta and Cremonese draw 1-1. M. Demiral scored the first goal (74′) for Atalanta. E. Valeri settled the score (79′). Atalanta was not able to win even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (58%)
The match was played at the Gewiss Stadium stadium in Bergamo on Sunday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Andrea Colombo with the collaboration of Fabio Schirru and Giuseppe Di Giacinto. The 4th official was Matteo Gualtieri. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 25.4 degrees Celsius or 77.65 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 55%.
Atalanta had a strong ball possession 58% while Cremonese was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Atalanta was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 7 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Atalanta to win the match.
Atalanta shot 15 times, 7 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Cremonese shot 7 times, 4 on target, 3 off target.
Atalanta received 2 yellow cards (Ederson and M. Demiral). Regarding the opposition, Cremonese received 5 yellow cards (L. Sernicola, L. Lochoshvili, C. Pickel, S. Ascacibar and F. Afena-Gyan).
After this encounter, Atalanta will have 14 points like Napoli and Milan to remain in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Cremonese will have 2 points like Sampdoria to hold in the 18th place.
In the next match in the Serie A, Atalanta will play away with Roma on the 18th of September with a 15-9 head to head stats in favor of Roma (7 draws).
Cremonese will host Lazio on the 18th of September with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Lazio (0 draws).
Atalanta – Formation
Atalanta started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Gian Piero Gasperini decided to play with the following team: Juan Musso, Caleb Okoli , Merih Demiral , Rafael Tolói , Hans Hateboer , Marten de Roon , Teun Koopmeiners , Brandon Soppy , Ruslan Malinovskyi , Ademola Lookman and Luis Muriel .
The home team had on the bench: Matteo Ruggeri, Joakim Mæhle, Nadir Zortea , Rasmus Winther Højlund , Francesco Rossi, Marco Sportiello, Mario Pašalić , Jérémie Boga, Éderson and Giorgio Scalvini.
Atalanta made 5 changes: L. Muriel for R. Hojlund (56′), R. Malinovsky for Ederson (56′), A. Lookman for M. Pasalic (77′), B. Soppy for J. Maehle (86′) and H. Hateboer for N. Zortea (86′).
Best player: Teun Koopmeiners
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Atalanta was Teun Koopmeiners.
His rating iswith 54 passes (81% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 2 crosses.
Cremonese – Formation
Cremonese started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
Massimiliano Alvini played with: Andrei Radu, Emanuel Aiwu , Vlad Chiricheş , Luka Lochoshvili , Leonardo Sernicola , Gonzalo Escalante , Soualiho Meïté , Emanuele Valeri , Charles Pickel , Cyriel Dessers and David Okereke .
They had on the bench: Luca Zanimacchia, Johan Vásquez, Daniel Ciofani , Felix Afena-Gyan , Giacomo Quagliata, Jaime Báez, Christian Acella, Gianluca Saro, Santiago Ascacibar , Michele Castagnetti, Jack Hendry , Cristian Buonaiuto, Tommaso Milanese, Dorian Cieżkowski and Frank Tsadjout.
Cremonese made 5 changes: G. Escalante for L. Zanimacchia (60′), C. Pickel for S. Ascacibar (68′), D. Okereke for F. Afena-Gyan (68′), L. Sernicola for J. Hendry (83′) and C. Dessers for D. Ciofani (83′).
Best player: Emanuel Aiwu
The player that probably impressed the most for Cremonese was Emanuel Aiwu.
His rating iswith 56 passes (67% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Serie A.