On matchday 5 of the 2021-2022 Primavera 1 TIMVISION “Trofeo Giacinto Facchetti” championship, it ends 2-2 against Lecce at the Bortolotti Training Centre in Zingonia.
The deadlock was broken on 12 minutes when Panada’s long ball found De Nipoti, who set up Omar to score the opener. Then Salomaa created two chances for the visitors: his first header was punched away by Dajcar (35′), the second one was inches off target (37). The Nerazzurri almost doubled their lead in the 38th minute when Renault took the free kick and Guerini’s header bounced off the bar. However, it was Salomaa who scored the equaliser just before half-time by making the most of a counterattack.
The second half started with a good block from Dajcar on Back and Sidibe’s header from Renault’s cross in the 56th minute restored Atalanta’s lead. However, Salomaa got another goal back and made it level in the 65th minute. The Nerazzurri poured forward in the final minutes looking for the winning goal: Chiwisa missed the target on 80 minutes and Ceresoli tested the goalkeeper two minutes later. 2-2 was the final scoreline at the Bortolotti Training Centre.
The Nerazzurri will be back to the pitch on Wednesday for the UEFA Youth League match against Manchester United.
ATALANTA 2-2 LECCE
Scorers: Omar 12 (A), Salomaa 43 (L), Sidibe 56 (A), Salomaa 65 (L).
Atalanta: Dajcar, Ceresoli, Renault (85′ Fisic), Sidibe, Guerini (59′ Del Lungo), Chiwisa, Panada (69′ Zuccon), De Nipoti (69′ Lozza), Omar, Berto, Bernasconi. Unused bench: Bertini, Sassi, Mediero, Hecko, Regonesi, Giovane. Coach: Massimo Brambilla.
Lecce: Samooja, Nizet, Hasic, Salomaa (69′ Scialanga), Vulturar, Back, Burnete (69′ Oltremarini), Torok, Gonzalez, Milli (85′ Daka), Lemmens. Unused bench: Bufano, Russo, Marti, Pascalau, Luperto, Carrozzo, Coqu. Coach: Vito Grieco.
Referee: Giuseppe Mucera from Palermo (assistants Mattia Massimino from Cuneo and Marco Ceolin from Treviso).
Notes: Guerini (A), Zuccon (A), Vulturar (L) booked.