Atalanta

  • Atalanta fined 40,000 euros over banana incident May 13, 2014

    Serie A club Atalanta were fined 40,000 euros ($55,000) on Monday after a banana was thrown onto the pitch during Sunday's 2-1 win at home to AC Milan. Serie A's disciplinary tribunal also ordered that their Curva Nord stand be closed for one game but suspended the sanction for one year....
  • Last-gasp Brienza strike dents AC Milan's European hopes May 11, 2014

    Milan: Franco Brienza scored a stunning stoppage-time goal to help Atalanta beat AC Milan 2-1 on Sunday in a Serie A match which was again blighted by racism. The 35-year-old Brienza curled a 30-meter effort into the top left corner in the sixth minute of added time. Milan broke the deadlock early...
  • Juventus celebrate third successive title with win over Atalanta May 6, 2014

    The Juventus fans were in a mood to party and their team lived up to expectations as they celebrated winning a third successive Serie A title with a 1-0 victory over Atalanta on Monday. A second-half Simone Padoin strike enabled the champions to enjoy the moment in front of their...
  • Inter Milan lose 2-1 at home to Atalanta in Serie A March 23, 2014

    Milan: A last-minute goal saw Inter Milan fall to a 2-1 defeat at home to Atalanta in Serie A on Sunday and lose pace in the race for a European place. Giacomo Bonaventura scored his second goal of the match with 10 seconds remaining after Inter had hit the woodwork three...
  • Benitez blames mistakes, not rotation, for Napoli debacle February 3, 2014

    Rafael Benitez blamed individual mistakes, rather than his rotation policy, for Napoli's dismal 3-0 defeat by Atalanta in Serie A on Sunday. The Napoli coach left Slovakia forward Marek Hamsik and former Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain on the bench but it all went wrong on a gloomy afternoon in Bergamo. After...
  • Serie A: Napoli fall to surprise 3-0 defeat at Atalanta February 2, 2014

    Milan: Napoli fell to a surprise 3-0 loss at Atalanta in the Italian league on Sunday as German Denis struck twice against his former club. Napoli remained third, 12 points behind leader Juventus, who host Inter Milan in the derby d'Italia later. Rafa Benitez's team is six points behind second-placed Roma,...
  • Kaka scores 100th goal as AC Milan beat Atalanta 3-0 January 6, 2014

    Milan: Kaka scored his 100th goal for AC Milan on Monday to help them to a much-needed 3-0 win over Atalanta in Serie A, and Napoli beat Sampdoria 2-0 to close the gap on second-place Roma. Kaka, who is in his second spell at Milan, scored twice to take his tally...
  • Late goal earns 1-1 draw for Roma; Balotelli fires AC Milan to 3-1 win December 1, 2013

    Milan: Kevin Strootman levelled in the final minute to rescue Roma's unbeaten record as the capital side snatched a 1-1 draw at Atalanta in the Italian league on Sunday. There was better news for AC Milan as a Mario Balotelli free kick helped them beat Catania 3-1 for their first win...
  • Sampdoria beat 10-man Atalanta 1-0 in Serie A October 26, 2013

    Milan: Sampdoria picked up their second victory of the season with a 1-0 win over 10-man Atalanta in Serie A on Saturday. Atalanta, which had won three matches in a row, should have taken the lead on the stroke of half-time but Cristian Raimondi headed off the crossbar. Shkodran Mustafi headed Sampdoria...
  • Denis' hat-trick in 12 minutes helps Atalanta floor Inter April 8, 2013

    A 12-minute hat-trick by German Denis gave Atalanta a 4-3 win at a stunned Inter Milan after they had trailed 3-1 on Sunday, while Fiorentina - two goals down and reduced to 10 men - converted two quickfire penalties to draw 2-2 with AC Milan. Inter were set to move...
  • Totti scores twice as Roma beat Fiorentina 4-2 in Serie A December 9, 2012

    Rome: Roma captain Francesco Totti scored twice and set up two more goals in a 4-2 win that ended Fiorentina's nine-match unbeaten run on Saturday. The result left both clubs tied for fourth in the Serie A and marked a forgettable return for Fiorentina manager Vincenzo Montella, who played with...
  • India's Olympic moments: Paes beats the odds July 16, 2012

    In the countdown to the 2012 London Olympics, we retrace some memorable Indian moments at the quadrennial games. Today, a look at Leander Paes’ bronze medal in Atlanta. In the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, India participated with a 49-member contingent with no hopes of a medal at all. The last Olympic medal...
  • Inter farewell Figo by edging Atalanta in a thriller June 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The champions of Italy just got over the line against a determined Bergamaschi outfit, to send off Figo in the best possible fashion. Pre-Match And Team News Inter won their fourth successive Scudetto a couple of weeks ago, following Milan’s failure to pick up any points on their travels to...
  • Inzaghi hat-trick leads AC Milan Past Atalanta March 10, 2009

    New Delhi: A hat-trick by Filippo Inzaghi allowed AC Milan to storm past Atalanta at San Siro, although it was a harsh scoreline for the Bergamaschi. Milan continued their quest for a Champions League spot as they hosted mid-table side Atalanta at San Siro. The Rossoneri played in a 4-3-1-2 formation...
  • Awesome Atalanta thrash dreadful Inter Milan January 19, 2009

    New Delhi: Cristiano Doni scored twice, and Sergio Floccari once as Atalanta thrashed Serie A leaders Inter 3-1 at the Stadio Azzurri d'Italia. Inter had a bumpy start to the New Year last week when they drew at home with Cagliari, and they were looking to continue their recovery, having...
  • Juventus see off spirited Atalanta December 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Juventus closed the gap on leaders Inter Milan to six points, as goals from Alessandro Del Piero, Nicola Legrottaglie and Amauri saw off a spirited Atalanta side. Juventus travelled to Bergamo knowing that they really needed to win in order to cut Inter's lead at the top back down...
  • Kaka the hero as Milan down Atalanta October 27, 2008

    New Delhi: A goal to Kaka for AC Milan just 10 minutes from time, proved to be enough for the Rossoneri to record a less than convincing 1-0 victory in Bergamo on Sunday. Pre-match and team news The contest will mark the 50th meeting between Atalanta and AC Milan in Bergamo, and...