Atalanta and AS Roma met on Match Day 31 of Serie A with Atalanta coming out as the victor by a score of 3:1. M._Pasalic scored the first goal for Atalanta at the 39th minute, giving them a 1:0 lead. Then R._Toloi added to their lead at 74 minutes, bringing it to 2:0. AS Roma had a late surge when L._Pellegrini scored in the 83rd minute, making it 2:1. However, their comeback was short-lived as T._Koopmeiners scored for Atalanta in the 84th minute, ending the match with a final score of 3:1 in favor of Atalanta.
Marco Sportiello (rating 6.3)
Rui Patrício (rating 5.3)
J. L. Palomino (B. Djimsiti, 73)
N. Matic (E. Bove, 64)
The match between Atalanta and AS Roma was an intense one, with AS Roma taking the lead in ball possession at 63%, while Atalanta had 37%. Atalanta made 7 shots on target and 4 on goal, with Mario Pašalić being their most active shooter. AS Roma made 14 shots on target and 1 shot on goal, with Roger Ibañez being their best in terms of hits on goal. It was a competitive match that ended without a clear winner.
Atalanta’s Giorgio Scalvini had an impressive passing accuracy of 78%, completing 52 passes in total. AS Roma’s Roger Ibañez had a slightly higher passing accuracy of 87% and completed 80 passes. Marten de Roon, also from Atalanta, made 1 key pass while Ola Solbakken from AS Roma made 3 key passes.
Atalanta has had a dominating presence in the defensive end this season, with 14 interceptions leading all teams. Giorgio Scalvini has been at the forefront of their defense with a total of 5 interceptions. AS Roma follows closely behind, having 8 interceptions this season. Roger Ibañez has led the team in that category with 3 interceptions thus far. Atalanta also leads when it comes to blocks, having 6 compared to AS Roma’s 1. Rafael Tolói and Gianluca Mancini have recorded 1 block each for their respective teams.
Two of the top strikers in Italian football are showing their competitive spirit by battling for the ball in face-to-face duels. Duván Zapata of Atalanta and Tammy Abraham of AS Roma are tied as leaders in this category, both having fought for possession 8 times. Both players have been crucial to their team’s success this season, with Zapata scoring 13 goals and assisting 3 while Abraham has contributed 10 goals and 2 assists so far. It’s clear that these two strikers understand the importance of competing hard for every ball, making them some of the most dangerous attackers in Serie A.
- G. Gasperini (Atalanta) at 27 minute
- M. De Roon (Atalanta) at 30 minute
- J. L. Palomino (Atalanta) at 86 minute
- T. Koopmeiners (Atalanta) at 90 minute
- O. Solbakken (AS Roma) at 60 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Atalanta – WDLWW
- AS Roma – LWWWL
Top 5 Serie A scorers:
- Victor Osimhen (19, Napoli)
- Lautaro Martínez (15, Inter)
- Ademola Lookman (13, Atalanta)
- MBala Nzola (13, Spezia)
- Rafael Leão (12, AC Milan)
- Atalanta will play with Torino. April 29 at 18:45 (UTC), on Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino.
- AS Roma will play with AC Milan. April 29 at 16:00 (UTC), on Stadio Olimpico.