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Atalanta 2-2 Juventus

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Atalanta celebrated a well-earned draw but they have not beaten Juventus in 25 meetings dating back to 2001

Juventus dropped points for the first time in Serie A this season after Atalanta came from two goals down to draw a thrilling game at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia.

Goals from Federico Bernardeschi and Gonzalo Higuain put Juve ahead.

Mattia Caldara pulled one back for Atalanta before Bryan Cristante headed in the equaliser.

Juve's Paulo Dybala then had a penalty saved, as his team move to second in the table behind Napoli.

Juve squander lead

Juventus started strongly and went ahead when Atalanta goalkeeper Etrit Berisha could only parry a long-range effort from Blaise Matuidi into the path of an oncoming Bernardeschi.

Higuain then scored three minutes later for Juve with a smart finish from a tight angle.

The home side were allowed back in the game when goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon spilled a dipping free-kick from outside the box and Caldara scored from close range.

Cristante then timed his run perfectly to direct his powerful header into the corner of the goal.

Juventus had a goal disallowed in the second-half when Mario Mandzukic's header was ruled out by the video assistant referee.

Stephan Lichtsteiner's arm was ruled to have hit Atalanta forward Alejandro Gomez in the face during the build-up.

The away side were then awarded a penalty although Higuain's free-kick seemed to strike Atalanta's Andrea Petagna on the shoulder.

After referring with the video assistant referee once again, the penalty stood, but Dybala saw his spot-kick saved by Berisha.

Elsewhere in Serie A

Leaders Napoli had earlier beaten Cagliari 3-0, with Juventus missing the chance to join them on 21 points.

Goals from Alessandro Florenzi and former Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko helped Roma to a 2-1 win over AC Milan at the San Siro.

Meanwhile, third placed Inter Milan beat Benevento 2-1, Fiorentina lost 2-1 to Chievo and Lazio thrashed Sassuolo 6-1.

Line-ups

Atalanta

  • 1Berisha
  • 5Masiello
  • 13Caldara
  • 6PalominoBooked at 80mins
  • 33Hateboer
  • 4CristanteSubstituted forde Roonat 88'minutes
  • 11Freuler
  • 37Spinazzola
  • 27KurticSubstituted forPetagnaat 56'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 10GomezBooked at 64mins
  • 9CorneliusSubstituted forIlicicat 32'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Orsolini
  • 8Gosens
  • 15de Roon
  • 20Vido
  • 21Castagne
  • 28Mancini
  • 29Petagna
  • 31Rossi
  • 32Haas
  • 72Ilicic
  • 91Gollini
  • 95Bastoni

Juventus

  • 1Buffon
  • 26LichtsteinerBooked at 58minsSubstituted forBarzagliat 66'minutes
  • 4Benatia
  • 3Chiellini
  • 22Asamoah
  • 30Bentancur
  • 14Matuidi
  • 33BernardeschiSubstituted forCuadradoat 69'minutes
  • 10Dybala
  • 17MandzukicSubstituted forDouglas Costaat 78'minutes
  • 9Higuaín

Substitutes

  • 7Cuadrado
  • 11Douglas Costa
  • 12Alex Sandro
  • 15Barzagli
  • 16Pinsoglio
  • 23Szczesny
  • 24Rugani
  • 27Sturaro
  • 38Caligara
Referee:
Antonio Damato
Attendance:
19,962

Match Stats

Home TeamAtalantaAway TeamJuventus
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home7
Away17
Shots on Target
Home3
Away8
Corners
Home0
Away3
Fouls
Home22
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Atalanta 2, Juventus 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Atalanta 2, Juventus 2.

Gonzalo Higuaín (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mattia Caldara (Atalanta).

Foul by Medhi Benatia (Juventus).

Andrea Petagna (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Blaise Matuidi (Juventus).

Andrea Petagna (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Paulo Dybala (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by José Luis Palomino (Atalanta).

Substitution

Substitution, Atalanta. Marten de Roon replaces Bryan Cristante.

Offside, Juventus. Rodrigo Bentancur tries a through ball, but Gonzalo Higuaín is caught offside.

Douglas Costa (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Leonardo Spinazzola (Atalanta).

Attempt saved. Rodrigo Bentancur (Juventus) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Juan Cuadrado.

Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Mattia Caldara.

Attempt blocked. Paulo Dybala (Juventus) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Andrea Barzagli.

Penalty saved! Paulo Dybala (Juventus) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, left footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match (Juventus).

Booking

Andrea Petagna (Atalanta) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

Penalty conceded by Andrea Petagna (Atalanta) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Attempt blocked. Paulo Dybala (Juventus) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

José Luis Palomino (Atalanta) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Paulo Dybala (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by José Luis Palomino (Atalanta).

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Douglas Costa replaces Mario Mandzukic.

Juan Cuadrado (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by José Luis Palomino (Atalanta).

Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bryan Cristante (Atalanta).

Offside, Juventus. Paulo Dybala tries a through ball, but Mario Mandzukic is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Paulo Dybala (Juventus) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Rodrigo Bentancur.

Attempt missed. Remo Freuler (Atalanta) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Juan Cuadrado replaces Federico Bernardeschi.

Goal!

Goal! Atalanta 2, Juventus 2. Bryan Cristante (Atalanta) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Alejandro Gomez with a cross.

Foul by Federico Bernardeschi (Juventus).

Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Andrea Barzagli replaces Stephan Lichtsteiner.

Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 1st October 2017

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As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Napoli77002552021
2Juventus76102051519
3Inter Milan76101431119
4Lazio75111991016
5Roma65011441015
6Torino73311211112
7AC Milan74031010012
8Sampdoria632188011
9Chievo732299011
10Bologna732267-111
11Atalanta7232121029
12Fiorentina7214101007
13Udinese72051213-16
14Cagliari7205411-76
15SPAL7124612-65
16Crotone7124412-85
17Sassuolo7115415-114
18Hellas Verona7034316-133
19Genoa7025511-62
20Benevento7007218-160
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