On matchday 19 of the 2020-2021 Primavera 1 TIM championship, it ends 1-1 against Roma at the Bortolotti Training Centre.
It was an uphill game for the Nerazzurri since the very start, as Roma took the lead on 11 through Afena-Gyan. Brambilla’s men immediately reacted to it and saw Kobacki’s shot saved and Oliveri’s effort being turned over the bar by the Giallorossi goalkeeper on 24. Roma then had a chance to double their lead on 25 but Ciervo fired off target.
After Gelmi saved Zalewski’s shot, the Nerazzurri’s pressure increased in the second half. Cittadini nodded over from close range on 57, while Olivieri tested Mastrantonio with a header on 61. Roma got dangerous on 67 with Darboe’s finish which forced Gelmi to make a diving save. Cortinovis headed inches over on 70 but the equaliser was just around the corner. It actually arrived on 73, as Ruggeri (in the cover photo) hit the bar with a splendid free-kick and Feratovic, in the attempt of getting to it before Scalvini, scored an unlucky own goal. In the final minutes, Gelmi made two important saves on Darboe (on 74 and 83) and Feratovic stroke the bar on 82. It ends 1-1 at Zingonia and it’s the fourth draw in a row for the Nerazzurri.
ATALANTA 1-1 ROMA
Scorers: Afena-Gyan 11 (R), Feratovic own goal 73 (R)
Atalanta: Gelmi, Ghislandi, Ruggeri, Sidibe, Cittadini, Scalvini, Grassi (De Nipoti 46; Giovane 86), Gyabuaa, Kobacki, Cortinovis (Zuccon 91), Oliveri (Rosa 71). Bench: Dajcar, Vismara, G. Renault, Scanagatta, Hecko, Berto. Coach: Massimo Brambilla.
Roma: Mastrantonio, Tomassini, Feratovic, Morichelli, Ndiaye, Tripi, Ciervo (Bove 63), Darboe (Faticanti 89), Afena-Gyan (Tall 63), Zalewski, Milanese (Podgoreanu 52). Bench: Boer, Megyeri, Vicario, Buttaro, Rocchetti, Tahirovic, Bamba, Cassano. Coach: Alberto De Rossi.
Referee: Luigi Carella from Bari (assistants Marco Belsanti from Bari and Mauro Dell’Olio from Molfetta).
Notes: Tomassini (R) e Morichelli (R) booked.