Atalanta 0 – Bologna 0- Victory and goals elusive for both sides

Atalanta vs. Bologna

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Saturday’s fixture between Atalanta and Bologna delivered a goalless draw at the Gewiss Stadium. Both Atalanta and Bologna arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Atalanta were looking to continue their run after winning last match. Bologna were able to continue their winning streak after a 3-2 win against Salernitana in their last match. After today’s result, both teams are on 4 points and occupy 5th and 4th places respectively after 2 matches.

For Atalanta, Matteo Pessina, Aleksey Miranchuk, Roberto Piccoli, Sam Lammers and Davide Zappacosta, came on for Ruslan Malinovskyi, Mario Pasalic, Luis Muriel, Josip Ilicic and Joakim Maehle. Bologna brought on Emanuel Vignato, Andreas Olsen, Takehiro Tomiyasu and Adama Soumaoro, to replace Kingsley Michael, Riccardo Orsolini, Nicola Sansone and Aaron Hickey.

There were bookings for Robin Gosens and Jose Luis Palomino from Atalanta, and Gary Medel, Nicola Sansone, Marko Arnautovic, Aaron Hickey and Mattias Svanberg, for Bologna.

Bologna and Atalanta will next play at home to Hellas Verona and Fiorentina respectively.

Technical card:
Atalanta: Juan Musso, Rafael Toloi, Jose Luis Palomino, Berat Djimsiti, Joakim Maehle (Davide Zappacosta, min.85), Remo Freuler, Mario Pasalic (Aleksey Miranchuk, min.74), Robin Gosens, Luis Muriel (Roberto Piccoli, min.74), Ruslan Malinovskyi (Matteo Pessina, min.65) and Josip Ilicic (Sam Lammers, min.85)
Bologna: Lukasz Skorupski, Lorenzo De Silvestri, Kevin Bonifazi, Gary Medel, Aaron Hickey (Adama Soumaoro, min.81), Mattias Svanberg, Kingsley Michael (Emanuel Vignato, min.60), Nicolas Dominguez, Marko Arnautovic, Riccardo Orsolini (Andreas Olsen, min.72) and Nicola Sansone (Takehiro Tomiyasu, min.81)
Stadium: the Gewiss Stadium
Goals: 0-0
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