After beating Lazio 3-2 in Bergamo, the Atalanta footballers advanced to the semi-finals of the Italian Cup.
In an exciting match in which Atalanta led through Jimsiti (7), Muriqi (17) and Acerbi (34) brought the lead to Lazio. However, first Malinovski (37) equalized, and Rus Mirančuk (57) brought victory and a pass to Atalanta, who scored a goal, although in the 54th minute they were left without the excluded Palomin.
From the duel between Napoli and second division team Spezia, Atalanta is waiting for the better player in the semifinals, which will be played on Thursday.
Atalanta – Lazio 3-2
Djimsiti 7 (A), Muriqi 17 (L), Acerbi 34 (L), Malinovskyi 37 (A), Miranchuk 57 (A)
Atalanta: Gollini; Djimsiti, Romero, Palomino; Maehle (Caldara 88), Freuler, Pessina, Gosens; Malinovskyi (Duvan Zapata 59), Miranchuk (De Roon 59); Muriel (Toloi 62)
Lazio: Reina; Patric (Parolo 46), Hoedt (Immobile 70), Acerbi; Marusic, Milinkovic-Savic, Escalante (Correa 62), Akpa Akpro, Fares (Lazzari 46); Pereira (Lulic 81), Muriqi
Sent off: Palomino 53 (A)
Saved penalty: Tobacco Zapata 66 (A)