Summary and goals of the match Atalanta vs Milan
Summary and goals of the match Atalanta vs Milan in the Italian League
Milan returned to the second place in the Italian League, after beating its host Atalanta, 3-2.
In the match that brought the two teams together at “Joyce” stadium, at the end of the seventh round of the competition for the current season 2021-2022.
First half ended:
Milan advanced with a double, as right-back David Calabria scored the first goal after just 28 seconds into the match.
Calabria scored the third fastest goal for Milan in the Italian league since the 2004/05 season after Liao against Sassuolo (6 seconds) and Muntari against Juventus (18 seconds).
Young player Sandro Tonali scored the second goal in the 43rd minute, after taking advantage of the Atalanta defender’s mistake, and was unique to the goalkeeper, scoring the goal.
In the second half:
Young Portuguese Rafael Leao scored the third goal for Milan in the 78th minute, before Colombian striker Duvan Zapata reduced the difference for Atalanta with the first goal in the 86th minute from a penalty kick.
Mario Pasalic scored Atalanta’s second goal in overtime.
With this result, Milan occupies second place in the Italian league standings with 19 points.
Two points behind the leaders Napoli, while Atalanta is seventh with 11 points.
Milan missed in Sunday’s match: French Olivier Giroud, and Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
In addition to Alessandori Florenzi, who underwent successful knee surgery, and will be out of matches for a period of up to a month, after a recent injury.
Milan entered the meeting with the following formation:
Goalkeeper: Mike Maynan
Defense Line: Calabria – Caier – Tomori – Theo Hernandez
Midfield: Tonali – Kessie – Salemakers
Forwards: Rafael Liao – Brahim Diaz – Rebic