Tag Archives: Atalanta

Josip Ilicic scores four as Atalanta knock Valencia out in empty occasion | Football

Valencia supporters congregate to greet their team outside the Estadio Mestalla before kick off.

History was made by Atalanta, a team who make football fun, but there was virtually no one there to see it. Four more goals were scored by Gian Piero Gasperini’s side as they progressed to the quarter-finals in their first season in the Champions League having defeated Valencia 8-4 on …

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Serie A undercard stars but anger grows as postponements pile up | Nicky Bandini | Football

Matches at Milan, Parma, Sampdoria, Sassuolo and Udinese were all postponed.

Atalanta and Lecce did their best to pick up the slack on a weekend missing its headline act. Cagliari and Roma, too. For the second week running, Serie A’s Sunday schedule was reduced to two games, with the rest all postponed amid disagreement over the appropriate response to Italy’s coronavirus …

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Atalanta produce a night to remember with decisive defeat of Valencia | Football

Atalanta’s Swiss midfielder Remo Freuler curls a wonderful shot into the top corner for a 3-0 lead.

Hans Hateboer scored twice as Atalanta beat Valencia 4-1 in the first leg of the Champions League’s round of 16, putting the Italian team on the verge of extending their first season in the competition. Roughly a third of the population of the small town of Bergamo was present at …

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Atalanta v Valencia: the Champions League tie where order meets chaos | Football

Valencia goalkeeper Santiago Cañizares throws his arms up in disappointment after defeat to Bayern Munich on penalties at the Champions League final in 2001.

Atalanta have made a habit of defying the odds in recent years. One example was when they finished fourth in Serie A in 2017 and returned to European football for the first time in 26 years. Qualifying for this season’s Champions League was another. Making it through to the last-16 …

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European roundup: Bender’s late winner for Leverkusen stuns Dortmund | Football

Bayer Leverkusen scored twice in two minutes to complete a thrilling comeback as they beat Borussia Dortmund 4-3 on Saturday, denying their visitors the chance to go second in the Bundesliga table. Kevin Volland swept a shot past Roman Buerki and into the far corner to give Leverkusen the lead …

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