2020/21 Serie A, Lazio 1-4 Atalanta: Match Report

On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, the Stadio Olimpico hosted Lazio vs Atalanta in Matchday 1 of the 2020/21 Serie A. The final score was a 4-1 victory for the Nerazzurri; the Biancocelesti’s record is now 1W-0D-1L (3 goals scored, 4 goals conceded) in the top flight of Italian football.

Lazio - Atalanta
Lazio – Atalanta
Referees

The Head Referee for this clash was Fabio Maresca, the Assistant Referees were Costanzo and Ranghetti, the Fourth Official was Pasqua, and the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was Calvarese with the assistance of Di Vuolo

Managers

Lazio: Simone Inzaghi

Atalanta: Gian Piero Gasperini

Starting Lineups & Substitutions

Lazio (3-5-2): Strakosha; Patric, Acerbi, Radu (58′ Bastos); Lazzari (70′ D. Anderson), Milinkovic (70′ Akpa Akpro), Leiva (49′ Cataldi), Luis Alberto (70′ Escalante), Marusic; Caicedo, Immobile.

Atalanta (3-4-2-1): Sportiello; Toloi, Palomino, Djimsiti (46′ Romero); Hateboer, Pasalic (56′ de Roon), Freuler, Gosens (90′ Mojica); Malinovskyi, Gomez (81′ Muriel); Zapata (81′ Lammers).

Goalscorers

Lazio: Caicedo (57′)

Atalanta: Gosens (11′), Hateboer (32′), Gomez (41′, 61′)

Player Ratings 

Lazio (Inzaghi 4.5)

  • Strakosha 5
  • Patric 4.5
  • Acerbi 6
  • Radu (58′ Bastos 6)
  • Lazzari 5 (70′ D. Anderson 5)
  • Milinkovic (70′ Akpa-Akpro 5.5)
  • Leiva (49′ Cataldi 6)
  • Luis Alberto (70′ Escalante 5.5)
  • Marusic 4.5 
  • Caicedo 6
  • Immobile 5.5

Atalanta (Gasperini 7)

  • Sportiello 6.5
  • Toloi 7
  • Palomino 6.5
  • Djimsiti 6 (Romero 6)
  • Hateboer 7.5
  • Freuler 6.5
  • Pasalic 6
  • Gosens 7
  • Malinovskyi 6.5
  • Gomez 8
  • Zapata 6