Verona 0-1 Atalanta: Goal from Koopmeiners gets The Goddess 3 points

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Atalanta’s 1-0 win over Hellas Verona on Sunday, was hard fought at the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Verona wanted to improve their league standing following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Bologna in their previous game. Atalanta, on the other hand, secured a point against AC Milan in their previous match. As the table looks today, Verona are in 16th place in the table and have 1 point while Atalanta sit in 3rd with 7 points after 3 matches.

After an uneventful first half, Whatever was said in the dressing room at half time, seemed to have a positive effect on Atalanta who started the second half well, with an early goal from Teun Koopmeiners in the 50th minute. They managed to see the match out with a clean sheet and a final score of 1-0.

Substitutions for Verona included Martin Hongla, Isak Hien, Milan Djuric, Alessandro Cortinovis and Josh Doig for Miguel Veloso, Federico Ceccherini, Thomas Henry, Adrien Tameze and Filippo Terracciano, repectively. Atalanta brought on Luis Muriel, Ederson, Nadir Zortea, Jeremie Boga and Joakim Maehle, to replace Ademola Lookman, Brandon Soppy, Hans Hateboer, Ruslan Malinovskyi and Duvan Zapata.

There were bookings for Federico Ceccherini and Isak Hien from Verona, and Brandon Soppy, Teun Koopmeiners and Ruslan Malinovskyi, for Atalanta.

Verona will next travel to Empoli, while Atalanta will face Torino at home.

Technical card:
Hellas Verona:Lorenzo Montipo, Diego Coppola, Federico Ceccherini (Isak Hien, min.66), Koray Gunter, Filippo Terracciano (Josh Doig, min.85), Ivan Ilic, Miguel Veloso (Martin Hongla, min.52), Adrien Tameze (Alessandro Cortinovis, min.85), Darko Lazovic, Kevin Lasagna and Thomas Henry (Milan Djuric, min.84)
Atalanta:Juan Musso, Caleb Okoli, Merih Demiral, Rafael Toloi, Hans Hateboer (Nadir Zortea, min.66), Marten De Roon, Teun Koopmeiners, Brandon Soppy (Ederson, min.46), Ademola Lookman (Luis Muriel, min.46), Duvan Zapata (Joakim Maehle, min.89) and Ruslan Malinovskyi (Jeremie Boga, min.66)
Stadium:the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi
Goals:Teun Koopmeiners (0-1, min. 50)