Five facts about Milan v Atalanta

Answers to the quiz-stories

1) 23/01/2021. Milan 0-3 Atalanta. Who scored the opener?

Romero

In the last game of the first half of the 2020/21 season, Atalanta visited Milan, the leaders of the table. The Nerazzurri put in one of their best seasonal displays thanks to Iličić‘s great shape, who converted a penalty and doubled the lead. It was El Cuti Romero to score the opener, though, as he blast a diving header to defeat Donnarumma. Romero also contributed to the last goal and made it the final 0-3, as he assisted  Duván Zapata.

2) 23/12/2017. Milan 0-2 Atalanta. Who doubled our lead?

Iličić

On Matchday 18 of the 2017/18, Atalanta took on Milan at the Stadio Meazza. The Bergamaschi grabbed the lead thanks to Bryan Cristante’s winning tap in, who did well to turn in the ricochet from Caldara‘s header. It was Josip Iličić to double the lead who run through Donnarumma after Nerazzurri’s perfect counterattack.

3) Milan 0-1 Atalanta  (Cigarini 64). Which year was it?

2012

On Matchday 3 of the 2012/13 season, Atalanta beat Milan 0-1 thanks to prof Cigarini with a left-foot strike from distance: it was on 15 September 2012.

4) How many times have Atalanta and Milan met from Matchday 36 onwards over the last 10 Serie A seasons? 

7

The clashes between Atalanta and Milan are becoming a spring classic: Sunday’s fixture will be held on Serie A Matchday 37, while last season they met on the final matchday. In total, over the last 10 seasons, the fixture between the two sides took place from Matchday 36 onwards 7 times.

5) Was it Pašalić who scored more goals for Milan or Kessié for Atalanta?

Kessié

Pašalić made his Serie A debut in the Milan shirt and, vice versa, Kessié in the Atalanta one. Both performed for their former club for only one season. The Croatian player made 24 appearances and scored 5 goals for the Rossoneri in the 2016/17 season while the Ivorian, in the same season, contributed to the Nerazzurri’s qualification to the European League, making 30 appearances and 6 goals.

  • 14/05/2022
  • Milan-Atalanta
  • Serie A
  • Serie A TIM
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