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

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
Referee:
Daniele Orsato

Match Stats

Home TeamAtalantaAway TeamJuventus
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home14
Away11
Shots on Target
Home2
Away1
Corners
Home3
Away8
Fouls
Home18
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Atalanta 1, Juventus 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Atalanta 1, Juventus 0.

  3. Booking

    Juan Cuadrado (Juventus) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Adrien Rabiot (Juventus).

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

    Foul by Ruslan Malinovskiy (Atalanta).

  8. Post update

    Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Berat Djimsiti.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Duván Zapata (Atalanta).

  11. Post update

    Foul by Arthur (Juventus).

  12. Post update

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

  13. Goal!

    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. Post update

    Corner, Atalanta. Conceded by Wojciech Szczesny.

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus).

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Foul by Rodrigo Bentancur (Juventus).

  19. Post update

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

  20. Booking

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

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 18th April 2021

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Inter Milan31236270284275
2AC Milan31206559362366
3Atalanta31197572383464
4Juventus31188561283362
5Napoli31193966353160
6Lazio30184851411058
7Roma3116695547854
8Sassuolo31121095249346
9Hellas Verona31118123938141
10Sampdoria31116144246-439
11Bologna31107144347-437
12Udinese3199133441-736
13Genoa31711133346-1332
14Spezia3188154159-1832
15Torino30612124553-830
16Fiorentina3179153952-1330
17Benevento3179153360-2730
18Cagliari3167183554-1925
19Parma31311173263-3120
20Crotone3143243879-4115
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