Atalanta 1-0 Juventus: Italian giants slip to fourth after late defeat

Atalanta 1-0 Juventus: Italian giants slip to fourth after late defeat

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Giorgio Chiellini of Juventus
Juventus lost to Atalanta in Serie A for the first time since 2001

Juventus’ hopes of Champions League qualification are under threat after they slumped to defeat at Atalanta.

Ruslan Malinovsky’s deflected 86th-minute shot flew past a wrong-footed Wojciech Szczesny to win it for the home side, who leapfrog Juventus into third place in Serie A.

Atalanta are two points behind second-placed AC Milan, who beat Genoa 2-1.

Andrea Pirlo’s Juventus are fourth, two points above fifth-placed Napoli.

Napoli could have knocked Juve out of the top four in Sunday’s late game but they were held to a 1-1 draw by leaders Inter.

The top four in Serie A will qualify for next season’s Champions League.

Without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus struggled to break down their hosts and Alvaro Morata lacked composure with two presentable chances.

Indeed, Atalanta had been the more dangerous and seconds before his winning goal, Malinovsky’s 40-yard rocket shot had Szczesny at full stretch to turn the ball round the post.

Line-ups

Atalanta

Formation 3-4-1-2

  • 95Gollini
  • 2Toloi
  • 6Palomino
  • 19DjimsitiBooked at 82mins
  • 3MaehleSubstituted forMalinovskiyat 72′minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 15de Roon
  • 11Freuler
  • 8GosensBooked at 78mins
  • 32PessinaSubstituted forPasalicat 45′minutes
  • 91Zapata
  • 9MurielSubstituted forIlicicat 68′minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Sutalo
  • 7Lammers
  • 13Caldara
  • 18Malinovskiy
  • 20Kovalenko
  • 31Rossi
  • 40Ruggeri
  • 57Sportiello
  • 59Al Miranchuk
  • 72Ilicic
  • 88Pasalic

Juventus

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Szczesny
  • 16Ju CuadradoBooked at 90mins
  • 4de Ligt
  • 3Chiellini
  • 12Lobo Silva
  • 14McKennieSubstituted forArthurat 77′minutes
  • 30Bentancur
  • 25Rabiot
  • 22ChiesaSubstituted forDaniloat 58′minutes
  • 10DybalaSubstituted forKulusevskiat 68′minutes
  • 9Morata

Substitutes

  • 5Arthur
  • 8Ramsey
  • 13Danilo
  • 19Bonucci
  • 28Demiral
  • 31Pinsoglio
  • 38Frabotta
  • 44Kulusevski
  • 53Andrade Sanches Correia
  • 77Buffon

Live Text

  1. Match ends, Atalanta 1, Juventus 0.

  2. Second Half ends, Atalanta 1, Juventus 0.

  3. Juan Cuadrado (Juventus) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Foul by Adrien Rabiot (Juventus).

  5. Ruslan Malinovskiy (Atalanta) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  6. Juan Cuadrado (Juventus) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Foul by Ruslan Malinovskiy (Atalanta).

  8. Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Berat Djimsiti.

  9. Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Foul by Duván Zapata (Atalanta).

  11. Foul by Arthur (Juventus).

  12. Robin Gosens (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Goal! Atalanta 1, Juventus 0. Ruslan Malinovskiy (Atalanta) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Josip Ilicic following a corner.

  14. Corner, Atalanta. Conceded by Wojciech Szczesny.

  15. Attempt saved. Ruslan Malinovskiy (Atalanta) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

  16. Foul by Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus).

  17. Mario Pasalic (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Foul by Rodrigo Bentancur (Juventus).

  19. Remo Freuler (Atalanta) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  20. Berat Djimsiti (Atalanta) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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