Returning to the second place in Serie A, Atalanta beat Parma 2:1 on the road, in the first match of the 37th round of the Italian football championship.
Dejan Kulusevski scored a goal in 43rd minute helping the host to take the lead, but Atalanta turned the score around in the continuation of the match. In the 70th minute, Ruslan Malinovski equalized, and six minutes before the end, Alejandro Gomez scored for the victory of the team from Bergamo.
While Parma recorded their seventh defeat in the last 10 matches, it was Atalanta’s even 17 games in a row in the championship without defeat.
With this victory, Atalanta returned to second place, at least temporarily, with 78 points, two more than Inter, which is expecting a derby against Napoli tonight.
The champion Juventus is in the first position with 83 points, while with 46 points Parma remained in ninth place.
Goals: 43 ′ pt Kulusevski (P), 25 ′ st Malinovskyi (A), 39 ′ st Gomez (A)
Parma: Sepe, Darmian, Bruno Alves, Dermaku, Gagliolo (38 ′ st Pezzella), Kucka, Barillà (38 ′ st Iacoponi), Kurtic, Kulusevski, Caprari (34 ′ st Siligardi), Gervinho (22 ′ st Karamoh). Available: Colombi, Regini, Laurini, Kosznovszky, Balogh, Adorante, Sprocati. Coach: Roberto D’Aversa.
Atalanta: Gollini, Šutalo (1 ′ st Djimsiti), Caldara (16 ′ st Muriel), Palomino (36 ′ pt Hateboer), Chestnuts, de Roon, Freuler, Gosens, Pašalić (1 ′ st Malinovskyi), Gomez (41 ′ st Tameze), Zapata. Available: Rossi, Sportiello, Tameze, Czyborra, Guth, Da Riva, Bellanova, Colley. Coach: Gian Piero Gasperini.
Referee: Luca Pairetto of Nichelino.
Assistants: Stefano Alassio from Imperia and Pasquale Capaldo from Naples.
Fourth official: Gianluca Aureliano of Bologna.
VAR: Luigi Nasca of Bari.
AVAR: Giorgio Schenone of Genoa.
Notes: ammonites Darmian (P), Kucka (P), Šutalo (A).