22 hours late, but the Villarreal on Thursday certified his presence in the knockout stages of the Champions League, where he will accompany the Spaniards as well Real Madrid Y Athletic in the draw next Monday (12 noon) in Nyon, after beating (2-3) the Atalanta at home.
Despite the tremendous snowfall that fell on Wednesday in Bergamo and caused the clash to be postponed, the Gewiss Stadium turf did not experience the storm and the match could be played without any problem. Who if he made an appearance was a temporary called Arnaut danjuma, who led his team with a double and sent the Dea to the Europa League, a competition that they had not played since the 2018-19 season.
Second fastest goal ‘groguet’ in Champions
When not even three minutes had passed into the game, the five-time international for the Netherlands took advantage of a touch of the first from Equal after loss of Demiral to define between the legs of Musso. The one with the ex Bournemout It was the Yellow Submarine’s second-earliest goal in Europe’s top club competition, surpassed only by the one he scored Diego Forlan (1 ‘) in front of Inter de Milan in 2006.
The bergamasco team reacted quickly and was able to equalize with a header from Toloi who went high narrowly and shot from Maehle at the stick at 11 ‘, in an action that had invalidated Anthony Taylor as the Danish international is in an illegal position.
Danjuma He was still doing his thing and was close to giving the second to Alberto Moreno after doing what he wanted with Demiral inside the local area, but his death pass ended up cutting him Palomino. The final stretch of the first act became a give and take between himself Danjuma Y Duvan Zapata, very dangerous both in space and in melee, but it was Capoue who put the 0-2 at the edge of the break with a point-blank shot against which he could do nothing Musso.
Drive over with Gerard’s spout
Gasperini introduced a double change after passing through changing rooms, but not for those. Six minutes after the restart Gerard Moreno he invented a self-pass between the legs of Palomino and connected with Danjuma, who added his fourth goal in six games in this Champions League at the turnaround.
With the 0-3 and the Atalana forced to score four goals in 40 ‘came the best minutes for the Italians, who woke up late. In 58 ‘ Malinovskyi he warned by crashing a direct foul on the left crosshead of the goal of Rulli before surprising the ex of the Real with a slap from the front that touched Foyth before entering. And ten from the end, the versatile Argentine defender broke the offside and enabled Shoe, in a state of grace, for the Colombian to make his sixth target in the last seven games. Both he and his compatriot Muriel, who ran into the wood, touched the equalizer in a final moments in which the ‘groguets’ suffered more than necessary after an outstanding performance that allowed them to overcome the group stage of the Champions League for the third time in their almost 99 years of history.