This Tuesday, Atalanta welcomed Brescia for matchday 33 of the Serie A TIM. At the Gewiss Stadium, the hosts showed their offensive strength and left with an amazing 6-2 victory over their opponents. Mario Pasalic, three times, Marten de Roon, Ruslan Malinovskyi, and Duvan Zapata scored for the home team. Ernesto Torregrossa and Nikolas Spalek diminished for the visitors.
The first half had barely started and the deadlock was already broken. At the 2nd minute, Pasalic received in the edge of the box, went forward, and hit on the right corner to make the first goal of the match. But the happiness of the hosts didn’t take long, as 6 minutes later the visitors equalized with Torregrossa.
With all equalized again, Atalanta had to try a little harder to take the control back. They started the create more opportunities, making mistakes on the last pass or missing the shots. But the second goal was just a matter of time and it happened at the 25th minute. After playing a one-two with Robin Gosens, de Roon hit into the back of the net to put the hosts ahead on the scoring again.
Then, in 3 minutes, the home team scored another 2 goals before half-time. First, at the 28th minute, Malinovskyi hit a beautiful shot from outside the box. Then, at the 30th minute, it was Zapata’s turn to use his head to put the ball into the back of the net.
Even though they were already winning by 4-1, Atalanta didn’t stop at the beginning of the second half and once again scored two goals in 3 minutes. This time, both were with Pasalic. At the 55th minute, the number 88 received inside the box and hit into the far post to increase the trashing, and then, at the 58th minute, he completed his hat-trick with a strong shot from the middle of the box.
Already losing by a big difference, the visitors still managed to find a late goal with Spalek, at the 83rd minute, after a mistake from the hosts’ defense but it was too late for any kind of reaction. With that, the match ended 6-2 to the home team.
With the victory, Atalanta reached 70 points and are in 3rd place, just one point behind Inter Milan. Meanwhile, Brescia are in a very difficult position, with just 21 points in 19th place.