Atalanta beat Liverpool 2-0
Atalanta beat Liverpool at Anfield, Atalanta avenged their earlier 5-0 defeat to Liverpool with a convincing
performance at Anfield.
The last time the Reds suffered such a heavy defeat at Anfield dates back to August 2015, when Brendan Rodgers
saw his side lose 3-0 to West Ham in the Premier League. On Wednesday, Liverpool simply struggled to get
going against their Serie A opponents and failed to register a single shot on target
A determined Atalanta side took advantage of an uncharacteristically disjointed display from Liverpool to
register a 2-0 win over the Reds in their UEFA Champions League tie at Anfield on Wednesday.
Second-half goals in quick succession from Josip Ilicic and Robin Gosens helped the Italians secure three
precious points as they avenged the thumping 5-0 defeat that Liverpool inflicted on them three weeks ago.
Although Liverpool looked brighter in the second half, Atalanta continued to press in numbers and were
rewarded for their efforts on the hour mark, with Ilicic turning Alejandro Gomez’s pin-point far-post cross into
the net from close range.
The Italian side then doubled their lead four minutes later, with Gomez lofting another inviting cross towards
the far post for