Atalanta bounced again from its first defeat of the season by successful 2-0 at Empoli on Sunday, regardless of additionally seeing a penalty saved.
Ademola Lookman scored a surprising second-half solo aim to double Atalanta’s lead after Hans Hateboer’s opener.
Atalanta moved into the second spot, 5 factors behind Serie A pacesetter Napoli. Defending champion AC Milan can transfer again two factors above Atalanta with a win at Torino later.
Lazio was additionally enjoying later, towards Salernitana.
Atalanta misplaced its first match of the season final week, towards Lazio.
It took the lead towards Empoli within the thirty second minute when Teun Koopmeiners pulled the ball again from the byline for Lookman. His shot was charged down however got here to Hateboer on the again submit for an angled drive into the far backside nook.
Empoli goalkeeper Guglielmo Vicario pulled off a variety of saves with essentially the most spectacular coming when he managed to cease Koopmeiners’ penalty along with his leg as he was diving to his proper.
The penalty was given three minutes earlier than halftime following a protracted examine with the video assistant referee after Lookman’s free-kick got here off the elbow of Empoli ahead Mattia Destro.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1jw11m6DLU” width=”942″ top=”530″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”></iframe> <p>Atalanta did double its lead within the 59th minute when Lookman managed the ball on the left of the world, dribbled previous three Empoli gamers till he discovered a niche and drilled a shot into the underside left nook.</p> <p>Atalanta’s Duván Zapata additionally had a aim dominated out for offside as did Empoli defender Tyronne Ebuehi late on.</p> <p>Learn all of the <a href=Newest Sports activities Information right here