Italian Serie A
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Atalanta 0-1 Fiorentina

Fiorentina defender Micah Richards
Micah Richards joined Fiorentina from Manchester City on a season-long loan

Micah Richards made his Serie A debut as Fiorentina recorded their first league win of the season.

The 26-year-old defender, who is with on loan at the Italian side from Manchester City, came on as a substitute in the victory at Atalanta.

Fellow substitute Jasmin Kurtic scored with a long-range effort to decide the match.

Richards made his first appearance for his new club as they beat Guingamp 3-0 in the Europa League on Thursday.

England international Richards has been with Manchester City for 12 years but moved to Fiorentina on a season-long loan in the summer.

Slovenia midfielder Kurtic's goal in the 58th minute was his first for the club.

Line-ups

Atalanta

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 57Sportiello
  • 22Zappacosta
  • 29Benalouane
  • 20Biava
  • 93DraméSubstituted forMolinaat 82'minutes
  • 18Estigarribia
  • 17CarmonaBooked at 27mins
  • 21Cigarini
  • 7D'AlessandroSubstituted forGomezat 61'minutes
  • 99Boakye
  • 19DenisSubstituted forBianchiat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Avramov
  • 2Stendardo
  • 5Scaloni
  • 6Bellini
  • 8Migliaccio
  • 9Bianchi
  • 10Gomez
  • 11Moralez
  • 16Baselli
  • 31Molina
  • 33Cherubin
  • 77Raimondi

Fiorentina

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Murara Neto
  • 15Savic
  • 2RodríguezBooked at 49mins
  • 28Alonso
  • 11Ju CuadradoSubstituted forVargasat 79'minutes
  • 10AquilaniBooked at 67mins
  • 5BadeljSubstituted forKurticat 56'minutes
  • 14FernándezBooked at 60mins
  • 23PasqualSubstituted forRichardsat 71'minutes
  • 72Ilicic
  • 33GomezBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 4Richards
  • 6Vargas
  • 7Pizarro
  • 12Tatarusanu
  • 16Kurtic
  • 17Sánchez Rodríguez
  • 19Basanta
  • 20Valero Iglesias
  • 21Lupatelli
  • 29Bernardeschi
  • 30Babacar
  • 40Tomovic
Referee:
Carmine Russo
Attendance:
15,406

Match Stats

Home TeamAtalantaAway TeamFiorentina
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home24
Away16
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away7
Fouls
Home10
Away22

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Atalanta 0, Fiorentina 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Atalanta 0, Fiorentina 1.

  3. Post update

    Gonzalo Rodríguez (Fiorentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Richmond Boakye (Atalanta).

  5. Post update

    Corner, Atalanta. Conceded by Gonzalo Rodríguez.

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Richmond Boakye (Atalanta) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Davide Zappacosta with a cross.

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rolando Bianchi (Atalanta) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Josip Ilicic (Fiorentina).

  9. Post update

    Salvatore Molina (Atalanta) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Luca Cigarini (Atalanta) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  11. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Luca Cigarini (Atalanta) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Stefan Savic (Fiorentina).

  13. Post update

    Rolando Bianchi (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Booking

    Mario Gomez (Fiorentina) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Mario Gomez (Fiorentina).

  16. Post update

    Yohan Benalouane (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Offside, Atalanta. Rolando Bianchi tries a through ball, but Richmond Boakye is caught offside.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Josip Ilicic (Fiorentina) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  19. Post update

    Micah Richards (Fiorentina) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Luca Cigarini (Atalanta).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 21st September 2014

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Roma33005059
2Juventus33004049
3Hellas Verona32103127
4AC Milan32018626
5Udinese32013216
6Inter Milan31208175
7Sampdoria31203125
8Atalanta31112204
9Genoa31112204
10Fiorentina311112-14
11Cesena311135-24
12Lazio31024403
13Parma310278-13
14Chievo310234-13
15Napoli310223-13
16Palermo302134-12
17Sassuolo302118-72
18Cagliari301225-31
19Empoli301225-31
20Torino301203-31
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