Atalanta took an early hold of the home game against Sassuolo in the Serie A. The team won 2-1 with all the goals coming in the first half.
The hosts Atalanta started best and were already 1-0 up at the start of the game. After only 3 minutes Robin Gosens scored, with an assist from Ruslan Malinovskyi.
The team increased their lead to 2-0, as Davide Zappacosta scored, with an assist by Duvan Zapata, in the 37th minute.
Sassuolo reduced the score to 2-1 just before the half-time whistle as Domenico Berardi scored, with an assist by Mert Müldür. The second half was goalless and the match ended with a 2-1 win for Atalanta.
The result means the fourth game in a row without a win for Sassuolo.
Atalanta have 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss with a 6–4 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Sassuolo have 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses and a 5–7 goal difference.
Atalanta are in fourth place after the game, while Sassuolo are in 12th.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Sassuolo at home in May 2021.
Atalanta have scored 6 goals. They have scored three goals at home. They’ve conceded 4 goals in total.
Sassuolo have scored 5 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 5 goals. They’ve conceded 7 goals in total.
Atalanta have opened the score in 0 of their 4 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal.
After this game in the Serie A, Atalanta will play Inter (away) on 24 September 2021, Milan (home) on 02 October 2021 and Empoli (away) on 16 October 2021. Sassuolo play Salernitana (home) on 25 September 2021, Inter (home) on 01 October 2021 and Genoa (away) on 16 October 2021.