Sampdoria 0-2 Atalanta: The Goddess seal maximum points in opener

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Sampdoria suffer a first loss against Atalanta in their first match of the new Serie A campaign. Today’s result, Sampdoria are in 20th place, with 0 points from 1 match, while Atalanta sit in 1st, with 3 points from 1.

Atalanta started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, when Rafael Toloi gave The Goddess the lead, 26 minutes in to see out the first half 1-0.

Atalanta continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Ademola Lookman found the net just before the final whistle, which sealed the victory for the visitors.

Substitutions for Sampdoria included Manuel De Luca, Valerio Verre, Fabio Depaoli, Fabio Quagliarella and Jeison Murillo for Francesco Caputo, Filip Djuricic, Bartosz Bereszynski, Mehdi Leris and Alex Ferrari, repectively. Atalanta brought on Ademola Lookman, Nadir Zortea, Giorgio Scalvini and Ruslan Malinovskyi for Luis Muriel, Joakim Maehle, Rafael Toloi and Mario Pasalic.

There were bookings for Alex Ferrari, Valerio Verre, Fabio Quagliarella and Abdelhamid Sabiri from Sampdoria. For Atalanta, Caleb Okoli, Mario Pasalic, Juan Musso, Marten De Roon, Nadir Zortea and Hans Hateboer saw yellow.

In the second round of action in the Serie A, both Atalanta and Sampdoria will play at home against AC Milan and Juventus respectively.

Technical card:
Sampdoria:Emil Audero, Bartosz Bereszynski (Fabio Depaoli, min.58), Omar Colley, Alex Ferrari (Jeison Murillo, min.90), Tommaso Augello, Mehdi Leris (Fabio Quagliarella, min.75), Tomas Rincon, Abdelhamid Sabiri, Ronaldo Vieira, Filip Djuricic (Valerio Verre, min.58) and Francesco Caputo (Manuel De Luca, min.58)
Atalanta:Juan Musso, Rafael Toloi (Giorgio Scalvini, min.72), Berat Djimsiti, Caleb Okoli, Hans Hateboer, Marten De Roon, Teun Koopmeiners, Joakim Maehle (Nadir Zortea, min.72), Luis Muriel (Ademola Lookman, min.63), Mario Pasalic (Ruslan Malinovskyi, min.84) and Duvan Zapata
Stadium:Luigi Ferraris
Goals:Rafael Toloi (0-1, min. 26) and Ademola Lookman (0-2, min. 90)