Di Maria saves Juventus from falling to Atalanta

Goals: Juventus -Atalanta -Played on 01/22/2023

Juventus snatched a valuable draw from its guest, Atalanta, in an exciting match that ended with a score (3-3) at Allianz Stadium, as part of the 19th week of the Italian League.

The Atalanta hat-trick was scored by Ademola Lookman (two goals) in the 5th and 53rd minutes, and Joachim Maihle (46), while the old lady Angel Di Maria scored from a penalty kick (25), Arcadius Milik (34) and Danilo (65).

With this tie, Atalanta raised its score to 35 points in fifth place, while Juve raised its score to 23 points in ninth place after it was languishing in tenth place, following the penalty imposed on it yesterday by deducting 15 points from its balance.

The first attempt in the match came after 4 minutes had passed, after the ball reached Di Maria in front of the penalty area, to fire a creeping ground shot that the Atalanta goalkeeper managed to catch.

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In the fifth minute, Lucman was able to score the first goal of the match after a fatal mistake by Juve goalkeeper Chesney, as Lucman received the ball and penetrated into the area to fire a shot towards the goal, Chesney failed to tackle it correctly as it passed through his hands into the net.

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Arcadiosz Milik, the Juventus striker, fell inside the penalty area after being intercepted by defender Palomino, amid objections from Juventus players to the referee of the match, who indicated the resumption of play without a violation.

Atalanta coach Gian Gasperini was forced to make an emergency substitution in the 15th minute, with Palomino leaving, who was injured, to push Merih Demiral instead.

Di Maria threatened Atalanta’s goal with an opportunity in the 18th minute, after a corner was executed inside the area, which the defense dispersed to reach the Argentine star on the left side inside the area, to fire a shot that was blocked by the goalkeeper Muso.

The 23rd minute witnessed Di Maria’s intense emotion towards the match referee after the latter refused to award a penalty kick to Juve, following Fagioli’s obstruction inside the penalty area.

Juve doubled the score with a second goal in the 35th minute via Milik. From a wonderful heel pass from Di Maria to Fagioli on the right side, the latter passed a perfect cross into the area, which Milik met with a direct shot into the net.

Just one minute after the start of the second half, Atalanta managed to equalize the score through Maihle, after a wrong pass from Danilo, Scalvini cut it to pass it to Lookman and then to Mayhli, who fired it into the net.

And in the 53rd minute, Atalanta returned to turn the tables on Juventus and score his second and third personal goal for his team, after an excellent cross from the left from Boga, the striker rose to it and met it with an elaborate header in the net, Chesney contented himself with watching her live in his goal.

And Danilo succeeded in scoring the third goal and equalizing for Juventus in the 65th minute after a free kick for Juve at the borders of the area was executed very cleverly, in which Di Maria continued to spread his magic, as he deceived everyone after he passed the free kick in the heel to Danilo so that the defender fired a creeping shot into the net.

Toloi, the midfield of Atalanta, almost scored the fourth for his team, after kicking off the ball in the 73rd minute, to fire a missile shot from outside the area, with Chesney shining with his fingertips away from his goal.

Opportunities were missed in the last quarter of an hour of the second half, so the match ended in a tie with three goals for each team.

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