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The Biaonceri fail to secure three crucial points against Atalanta

By Real11 - Mar 11 2024 144 Views
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Juventus held 2-2 against Atalanta in the Serie A

The Biaonceri was forced to draw by Atalanta in the 28th match of Serie A 2023/2024 at the Allianz Stadium on Sunday. It was a tough battle between the two sides in the first half. In the second half, the match became livelier and more exciting. Juventus' goals were scored by Andrea Cambiaso and Arkadiusz Milik meanwhile, Atalanta's goal was scored by Teun Koopmeiners, who smashed a brace. This result makes Juventus score 58 points and they are now certain to drop to third place in the 2023/2024 Italian League standings. Meanwhile, Atalanta is in fourth position with 47 points from 28 matches.

Juventus tried to press first their start was quite good. In the fifth minute, they were threatened by Chiesa's shot unfortunately, this opportunity did not result in a goal. In the 13th minute, the opportunity came from Miretti's header, after receiving a cross from the left wing. But the ball was still saved by the Atalanta goalkeeper and the duel then went smoothly. Moreover, Atalanta can also develop their game. Atalanta did have difficulty attacking but they immediately scored a goal in the 35th minute. From a clever free-kick, Teun Koopmeniers was able to break through the Juventus goal with a left-foot shot from outside the penalty box and the ball went hard towards the left side of the goal.

After that, the match went smoothly unfortunately, no additional goals were scored until the end. In the second half, Juventus tried to beat Atalanta's defense from the start Chiesa had a chance to kick in the 50th minute but unfortunately, if the ball went in, the referee disallowed it since in the process Juve's striker was caught offside. In the 55th minute, Scamacca had the opportunity to threaten Juve's goal. He fired a curling shot from outside the penalty box and the ball which was heading towards the bottom left side of the goal was blocked by Szczesny.

After that, Juventus tried harder to beat Atalanta's defense their efforts finally paid off in the 67th minute. They built an attack from the left which ended with Andrea Cambiaso's flick in the penalty box, utilizing a through ball from McKennie. Juve finally scored again in the 69th minute and the Bianconeri attacked again from the left and they succeeded in getting in a cross, which Atalanta's defense failed to block. The ball rolling wildly in the penalty box was struck by Milik's left foot making it 2-1.

However, this advantage did not last long in the 74th minute, The host's goal was broken again. This time it was Koopmeiners' low shot from inside the penalty box, after receiving a through ball from Djimsiti who made it 2-2 on the scoreline. The duel then became increasingly fierce both teams competed against each other. However, they were both unable to create clean opportunities in the end, no additional goals were scored and they ended on a scoreline of 2-2.

Lineups

Juventus: Wojciech Szczęsny; Federico Gatti, Bremer, Danilo, Andrea Cambiaso, Manuel Locatelli, Fabio Miretti, Samuel Iling-Junior, Weston McKennie, Federico Chiesa, Arkadiusz Milik

Coach: Massimiliano Allegri

Atalanta: Marco Carnesecchi; Berat Djimsiti, Isak Hien, Giorgio Scalvini, Davide Zappacosta, Ederson, Mario Pasalic, Matteo Ruggeri, Charles De Ketelaere, Teun Koopmeiners, Gianluca Scamacca

Coach: Gian Piero Gasperini

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