The Serie A game on Tuesday between Atalanta and Sassuolo was decided already in the first half. The home side Atalanta were up 2-1 by half time and that lead stood until the final whistle.
The hosts Atalanta started best and were already 1-0 up already from the kickoff. After only 3 minutes Robin Gosens found the net, with an assist from Ruslan Malinovskyi.
The team increased their lead to 2-0, when Davide Zappacosta netted, with an assist by Duvan Zapata, in the 37th minute.
Sassuolo reduced the score to 2-1 just before the half-time whistle as Domenico Berardi scored, with an assist by Mert Müldür. The second half was goalless and the match ended with a 2-1 win for Atalanta.
It was Sassuolo’s fourth game in a row without a win.
Atalanta have 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss with a 6–4 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Sassuolo have 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses and a 5–7 goal difference.
This means Atalanta are in fourth place and that Sassuolo are in 12th place.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Sassuolo at home in May 2021.
Atalanta have scored 6 goals. They have scored three goals at home. They’ve conceded 4 goals in total.
Sassuolo have scored 5 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 5 goals. They’ve conceded 7 goals in total.
Atalanta have opened the score in 0 of their 4 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal.
After this game in the Serie A, Atalanta will take on Inter (away) on 24 September 2021, Milan (home) on 02 October 2021 and Empoli (away) on 16 October 2021. Sassuolo play Salernitana (home) on 25 September 2021, Inter (home) on 01 October 2021 and Genoa (away) on 16 October 2021.