Saturday April 13, 2013 Day 32 Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia

Atalanta v Fiorentina

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  1. Italian Serie A - Fiorentina strike twice in second half to bury Atalanta

    Italian Serie A - Fiorentina strike twice in second half to bury Atalanta

    A David Pizarro penalty and a powerful shot from Marcelo Larrondo handed Fiorentina a 2-0 win at Atalanta. More

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    • 90' There goes the final whistle! All over! A 2-0 win for the visiting side, who celebrate their victory with the visiting fans.
    • 88' Germán Denis is shown the red card for a late one on Pizarro. He is needing a spot of treatment.
    • 87' Manuel Pasqual plays provider, but Ljajic is this time too high with his attempt.
    • 85' Parra flicks the ball into the path of Denis, who fires a shot wide of the target.
    • 84' Facundo Parra comes up with the header. Lovely cross from Cristiano Del Grosso, but the ball drops narrowly wide.
    • 82' Marcelo Larrondo has been booked for a late one on Del Grosso. Fiorentina almost over the line.
    • 80' Giacomo Bonaventura is shown the yellow card for a late challenge on Cuadrado.
    • 78' Facundo Parra replaces Marko Livaja for Atalanta.
    • 76' Marcelo Larrondo has scored now scored four goals in Serie A, two of them against Atalanta.
    • 74' Fiorentina have taken 10 penalties in Serie A this season, more than any other team. They have scored with seven of them.
    • 72' Atalanta also shuffle their pack with Maximiliano Moralez taking over from Davide Biondini.
    • 70' Giulio Migliaccio replaces Mohamed Sissoko for the visiting side.
    • 68' GOAL! Larrondo sends the visiting side two goals clear. Fine hit and no chance for Consigli at his near post. Could be game, set and match.
    • 66' Luigi Giorgi meets the cross from Cristiano Del Grosso, but the header is savd by Viviano.
    • 64' Pasqual goes into the book for that one. Can have few complaints about that.
    • 63' Luigi Giorgi earns a free-kick after being brought spinning to the deck by Manuel Pasqual.
    • 61' GOAL! Pizarro planted the penalty to the left of Consigli, who flew right. Fine penalty. The visitors lead 1-0.
    • 60' Guglielmo Stendardo has been shown the yellow card for a handball.
    • 59' PENALTY TO FIORENTINA! Clear handballl by Stendardo after Ljajic had flicked the ball up.
    • 58' Marcelo Larrondo takes over from Mounir El Hamdaoui for the visiting side.
    • 56' Change coming for Fiorentina as Aquilani departs to be replaced by Adem Ljajic.
    • 55' Mohamed Sissoko earns a free kick after being sent tumbling to the deck by Livaja.
    • 53' Mohamed Sissoko brings out a decent diving stop from Consigli. Superb diving stop from the Atalanta goalkeeper.
    • 51' David Pizarro knocks a shot at goal from outside of the box, but the ball is wide of goal. Borja Valero with a decent corner.
    • 49' Pizarro made 43 passes in the first half, converting 91% of them. That is a class piece of passing play.
    • 48' Luigi Giorgi replaces Franco Brienza for the home side.
    • 46' Off we go for the second half of this match.
    • 45' There goes the whistle for the break. 0-0 at half-time.
    • 43' Pasqual comes up with a cross, but Aquilani's header from the centre of the goal is halted by Consigli.
    • 41' Looks like it is going to be 0-0 at the break in this one. Fiorentina holding firm.
    • 39' Mohamed Sissoko earns a free-kick after being felled by Livaja.
    • 37' Atalanta have won only twice in their last 12 games against Fiorentina in Serie A, both in the last two meetings in Bergamo.
    • 36' Pizarro plays in Aquilani, but his shot is well saved by Consigli in the home goal.
    • 33' Plenty of huffing and puffing as Brienza is caught late by Aquilani. Fiorentina must be content to remain level at 0-0 here.
    • 31' Atalanta with three shots on goal compared to zero from the visiting side.
    • 29' Lionel Scaloni earns a free kick in his own half after being fouled by Alberto Aquilani.
    • 27' Mohamed Sissoko goes for goal, but smashes his shot wide of the target.
    • 25' Stefano Lucchini comes up with a header from the centre of the area, but his effort is saved by Andrea Consigli. Franco Brienza comes up with the cross.
    • 23' Mohamed Sissoko forced to concede a corner as Atalanta continue pressing for this opening goal.
    • 21' Mohamed Sissoko is shown the yellow card for a bad foul. Ivan Radovanovic taken out of the action late.
    • 20' Denis smashes a volley at the visiting goal, but Viviano stands tall to make a solid stop.
    • 19' Ivan Radovanovic takes out Valero with another one. Plenty of meaty challenges flying in out there.
    • 17' Ivan Radovanovic clatters Valero to the deck with a late challenge. Fortunate to avoid a booking for that one.
    • 16' Pasqual has a go at goal with the free-kick from 25 yards, but clips the ball a couple of yards over the bar.
    • 15' Marko Livaja is sent crashing to the deck by David Pizarro.
    • 14' Andrea Consigli tries a through ball, but Marko Livaja is caught offside. Just offside there.
    • 12' Giacomo Bonaventura showing his class to come up with a lovely cross from out wide there.
    • 10' Denis gets a header at goal, but a solid stop from Viviano to prevent that effort from hitting the net.
    • 9' Andrea Consigli comes off his line to collect a high ball before setting his side off on a break.
    • 7' Fiorentina dealing with an injury catalogue tonight. Vincenzo Montella, Luca Toni, Stevan Jovetic, Stefan Savic, Michele Camporese, Mati Fernandez, Rafal Wolski and Giuseppe Rossi are all missing from this match.
    • 6' Viviano off his line to grab the high ball. Solid handling skills from him before Pizarro brings it out from the back.
    • 5' No chances as yet, but the visiting side keeping the ball well at the back.
    • 3' Here are the teams for this evening: Atalanta: Consigli; Stendardo, Lucchini, Scaloni; Del Grosso, Radovanovic, Biondini, Bonaventura; Livaja, Brienza; Denis..subs: Atalanta: Consigli; Stendardo, Lucchini, Scaloni; Del Grosso, Radovanovic, Biondini, Bonaventura; Livaja, Brienza; Denis////Fiorentina: Viviano; Rodriguez, Roncaglia, Compper; Pasqual, Sissoko, Pizarro, Borja Valero, Aquilani; Cuadrado; El Hamdaoui..subs: Neto, Lupatelli, Larrondo, Llama, Migliaccio, Ljajic, Bernardeschi, Romulo
    • 2' Plenty of noise in this ground as Atalanta launch it long from the back before Viviano collects the loose ball.
    • 1' We are off and running then in this one.

Team Line-up & Ratings

  • Atalanta

    Manager: Stefano Colantuono

  • Fiorentina

    Manager: Vincenzo Montella

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