Italian Serie A
Atalanta0Fiorentina1

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

  • 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

  • 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

Match ends, Atalanta 0, Fiorentina 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Atalanta 0, Fiorentina 1.

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

Foul by Richmond Boakye (Atalanta).

Corner, Atalanta. Conceded by Gonzalo Rodríguez.

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

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

Foul by Josip Ilicic (Fiorentina).

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

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

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

Foul by Stefan Savic (Fiorentina).

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

Booking

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

Foul by Mario Gomez (Fiorentina).

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

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

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

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

Foul by Luca Cigarini (Atalanta).

Attempt missed. Carlos Carmona (Atalanta) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Luca Cigarini with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Atalanta. Conceded by Josip Ilicic.

Attempt saved. Juan Vargas (Fiorentina) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Josip Ilicic.

Substitution

Substitution, Atalanta. Salvatore Molina replaces Boukary Dramé.

Foul by Jasmin Kurtic (Fiorentina).

Luca Cigarini (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Atalanta. Conceded by Neto.

Substitution

Substitution, Fiorentina. Juan Vargas replaces Juan Guillermo Cuadrado.

Foul by Micah Richards (Fiorentina).

Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Rolando Bianchi.

Offside, Fiorentina. Neto tries a through ball, but Mario Gomez is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Yohan Benalouane (Atalanta) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Atalanta. Rolando Bianchi replaces Germán Denis.

Attempt blocked. Matías Fernández (Fiorentina) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Juan Guillermo Cuadrado.

Foul by Alberto Aquilani (Fiorentina).

Germán Denis (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Davide Zappacosta (Atalanta) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alejandro Gomez.

Substitution

Substitution, Fiorentina. Micah Richards replaces Manuel Pasqual.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

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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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