Atalanta scares Juve, ends 2-2 thanks to two penalties from CR7 – Il Tempo

TURIN (ITALPRESS) – The super challenge between Juventus and Atalanta ends 2-2 with great emotions, valid for the 32nd day of Serie A. In Turin the Gasperini team takes the lead twice, in the first half with Zapata and then above all 81 minutes with Malinovskyi, but is reached by the hosts thanks to two penalty kicks transformed by Cristiano Ronaldo. For the bianconeri it is an important point in the Scudetto race given the new defeat of Lazio against Sassuolo, while Atalanta once again proves to be in an incredible state of form. The Orobic advantage comes at 16 ‘: after a long ball possession Gomez sets up on his own, goes around De Ligt and with the outside provides a splendid assist for Zapata, who resists the desperate attempt to close Bentancur and throws Szczesny with a violent low shot . After eight minutes in the second half, the episode that allows Juventus to find a tie with the penalty awarded by Giacomelli for a hand ball in the De Roon area: Cristiano Ronaldo comes from the spot and with the power solution he transforms the penalty. Atalanta does not move, Gasperini changes the entire attacking trio and ten minutes from the end the new advantage of the guests arrives with Ruslan Malinovskyi, who after an enveloping action of his can kick from an excellent position finding the corner. But in the end the frozen shower arrives for the Gasperini team. Another touch of naive hand in the penalty area, this time by Muriel, and for Giacomelli it is still a penalty: from the eleven meters Ronaldo is still present who signs the brace on penalty and sets the score on 2-2.