Conor Clancy Date: 15th May 2021 at 5:19pm
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scored and assisted as Atalanta confirmed their place in next season’s Champions League with a 4-3 win over Genoa on Saturday

What looked to be an easy day’s work for La Dea turned into a nailbiting finish for ’s side, as they saw a three-goal lead fade away in a chaotic second half, having seen Duvan Zapata, Ruslan Malinovskyi and give them a comfortable first-half lead.

Eldor Shomurodov scored twice in the second half though, as did Goran Pandev, but ’s goal after the break was enough to confirm a top-four finish for Atalanta.

Ratings:

Gollini 5; Toloi 6, Romero 5.5, Djimsiti 5; Hateboer 6, De Roon 6.5, Freuler 7 (46′ Pessina 5), Gosens 6.5 (76′ Palomino 5.5); Malinovskyi 7.5 (58′ Lammers 5.5), Miranchuk 6.5 (89′ Muriel n/r); 8 (46′ Pasalic 6.5).

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Having been teed up by Ruslan Malinovskyi, Duvan turned provider for the Ukrainian shortly after, and his overall play was excellent for Gian Piero Gasperini’s side.

Duvan took his tally to 15 for the season in and while he has been outscored by countryman Luis Muriel, his contribution cannot be questioned.