Five facts about Atalanta-Genoa

Here are the answers to the quiz-stories

1) How many times have Atalanta met Genoa in Serie A?


The match which is scheduled for Sunday will be the 76th encounter between Atalanta and Genoa in Serie A. The Nerazzurri have won 24 times and have drawn 25 times, scoring 87 goals in total and conceding 86 from the Rossoblù. The two sides have met 102 times across all the competitions.

2) Which player scored his first Serie A goal against Genoa?


On 6 January 2015, in the match Genoa-Atalanta, Davide Zappacosta scored the opener, giving Atalanta the temporary lead. The match ended in a 2-2 tie, though, thanks to goals from Maxi Moralez, Iago Falque and Matri.

Atalanta-Genoa, l'esultanza di Zappacosta

3) 30/10/2016, Atalanta 3-0 Genoa. Who bagged the brace?


It was Jasmin Kurtić to open the scoring and bag a brace before Gomez killed it off, making it 3-0. Andrea Petagna also put in a great performance that afternoon, providing the assists for the second and the third Nerazzurri’s goals.

Atalanta-Genoa, l'esultanza di Kurtic

4) How many appearances did Masiello make for the Nerazzurri?


Andrea Masiello made 157 appearances in Serie A for Atalanta from September 2011 to November 2019, making another 30 appearances across Coppa Italia, Europa League and Champions League. Masiello scored 10 goals in total for the Nerazzurri across all the competitions: he scored the last one against Milan in the 92nd minute on 13 May 2018, which was the equaliser in the 1-1 tie. That goal gave Atalanta another qualification to the Europa League.

Masiello: "Che gioia quel gol al Milan"

5) 11/5/19, Atalanta 2-1 Genoa. Who broke the deadlock?


Due to renovation works on the Curva Nord stand, Atalanta moved to Reggio Emilia to hold the last two home fixtures of the 2018/19 season. The Nerazzurri faced a tough Genoa side to fight for the crucial points for the historic Champions League qualification. Atalanta had to struggle in the first half but, in the early minute of the second half, it was Musa Barrow to break the deadlock. Castagne killed off the match a few minutes afterwards. The final goal from Pandev wasn’t of any help.

Barrow e Zapata esultano dopo il gol del gambiano in Atalanta-Genoa

  • 12/03/2022
  • Serie A TIM
  • Serie A
  • Atalanta-Genoa