Italian Serie A

Napoli vs Atalanta 2021-22 Italian Serie A

  • 40': Piotr Zielinski
  • 47': Dries Mertens
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2 - 3
  • 7': Ruslan Malinovskyi
  • 66': Merih Demiral
  • 71': Remo Freuler

Napoli lose five-goal Atalanta thriller and slip from top Serie A spot

Napoli surrendered the lead to lose 3-2 at home to Atalanta on Saturday, dropping from first to third in the Serie A standings.

Match Commentary

  • 7': Goal! Napoli 0, Atalanta 1. Ruslan Malinovskyi (Atalanta) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Duván Zapata.
  • 17': Ruslan Malinovskyi (Atalanta) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 40': Goal! Napoli 1, Atalanta 1. Piotr Zielinski (Napoli) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.
  • 45': Substitution, Atalanta. Hans Hateboer replaces Davide Zappacosta.
  • 45': Second Half begins Napoli 1, Atalanta 1.
  • 47': Goal! Napoli 2, Atalanta 1. Dries Mertens (Napoli) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kevin Malcuit with a through ball.
  • 56': Substitution, Napoli. Diego Demme replaces Stanislav Lobotka.
  • 56': Substitution, Atalanta. Josip Ilicic replaces Matteo Pessina.
  • 58': Amir Rrahmani (Napoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 64': Kevin Malcuit (Napoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 66': Goal! Napoli 2, Atalanta 2. Merih Demiral (Atalanta) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Rafael Tolói with a through ball.
  • 67': Substitution, Napoli. Andrea Petagna replaces Hirving Lozano.
  • 67': Substitution, Napoli. Adam Ounas replaces Dries Mertens.
  • 71': Goal! Napoli 2, Atalanta 3. Remo Freuler (Atalanta) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Josip Ilicic.
  • 73': Substitution, Atalanta. Mario Pasalic replaces Ruslan Malinovskyi.
  • 82': Mario Pasalic (Atalanta) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 82': Substitution, Atalanta. Luis Muriel replaces Duván Zapata.
  • 83': Substitution, Atalanta. Berat Djimsiti replaces Joakim Maehle.
  • 85': Substitution, Napoli. Matteo Politano replaces Kevin Malcuit.
  • 87': Berat Djimsiti (Atalanta) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Game Information

Competition: Italian Serie A

Venue: Diego Armando Maradona
Location: Napoli, Italy
Attendance: 30,000

Italian Serie A Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+67 Internazionale 38 94 2
+27 AC Milan 38 75 7
+23 Juventus 38 71 5
+30 Atalanta 38 69 11
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Statistics

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18 Fouls 16
3 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 0
7 Corner Kicks 6
2 Saves 4
45.3 Possession 54.7
21 SHOTS 15
7 ON GOAL 4
0.3 On Target % 0.3
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
360 Accurate Passes 450
432 Passes 531
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.8
6 Accurate Crosses 3
17 Crosses 10
0.4 Cross % 0.3
61 Long Balls 39
30 Accurate Long Balls 23
0.5 Long Balls % 0.6
8 Blocked Shots 4
11 Effective Tackles 4
17 Tackles 10
0.6 Tackle % 0.4
10 Interceptions 4
10 Effective Clearances 14
10 Clearances 14

Line-Ups

NAP Napoli (3-4-3)

No. Name
25 David Ospina (GK)
13 Amir Rrahmani Yellow Card
5 Juan Jesus
22 Giovanni Di Lorenzo
68 Stanislav Lobotka
20 Piotr Zielinski
6 Mário Rui
2 Kévin Malcuit
14 Dries Mertens
7 Eljif Elmas
11 Hirving Lozano

ATA Atalanta (3-4-3)

No. Name
1 Juan Musso (GK)
28 Merih Demiral
6 José Palomino
2 Rafael Tolói
11 Remo Freuler
15 Marten de Roon
3 Joakim Maehle
77 Davide Zappacosta
91 Duván Zapata
32 Matteo Pessina
18 Ruslan Malinovskyi

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