Stuck in the Cage Lazio Atalanta

Stuck in the Cage Lazio Atalanta

Stuck in the Cage Lazio Atalanta

Bergamo – Lazio failed to reclaim second place in Serie A from the hands of AS Roma. Biancocelesti stuck in third place after a 1-1 draw with host Atalanta.

Lazio are now collecting 63 points from 34 matches. They closed to within one point of Rome, which this weekend’s 2-0 win over Genoa.

They travel to the Stadio Azzurri d’Italia on Sunday (03/05/2015), Lazio get the opportunity through Keita Balde in the early minutes. However, long-distance shot Keita can be secured by Atalanta goalkeeper, Marco Sportiello.

Keita almost make a goal in the fifth minute. Bad luck for him, just his shot hit the post.

Atalanta endanger Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti escorted when the game was 14 minutes. However, Marchetti was able to anticipate header from Giulio Migliaccio. Moments later, Marchetti thwart the efforts of Giuseppe Biava.

Lazio goalkeeper Marchetti saved back in the final minutes of the first half. He dispelled Alejandro Gomez shot from inside the penalty box.

The impasse is solved four minutes after the restart. Biava header from a corner kick forward Gomez could not be anticipated Marchetti and bring Atalanta 1-0.

Lazio could only equalized when the game entered the 77th minute. Starting from a corner kick taken by Danilo Cataldi, Marco Parolo shot from inside the penalty box Atalanta goalkeeper.

The rest of the time, both teams had chances to score the winner. However, their efforts were fruitless and the 1-1 score did not change.

Team Line-up
Atalanta: Sportiello; Bellini, Biava, Masiello, Del Grosso; Migliaccio, Cigarini (Moralez 79 ‘), Carmona; D’Alessandro (Zappacosta 70 ‘), Pinilla (Bianchi 70’), Gomez

Lazio: Marchetti; Basta, Mauricio, Ciani, Radu (Braafheid 69 ‘); Cataldi, Parolo; Candreva, Mauri (Djordjevic 64 ‘), Felipe Anderson; Keita (Perea 76 ‘)