Ademola Lookman Shines, Praised by Coach As Atalanta Record Big Win Over Tough Opponents

Ademola Lookman Shines, Praised by Coach As Atalanta Record Big Win Over Tough Opponents

  • Ademola Lookman made an assist on Monday night, 5 September as Atalanta defeated Monza 2-0 in a Serie A tie
  • The Nigerian international and his teammates are topping the Italian Serie A table with 13 points after 5 games
  • Gian Gasperini, who is the gaffer of Atalanta, however explained that he was impressed with Ademola Lookman's game

Super Eagles forward Ademola Lookman, on Monday night, 5 September, played a significant role in helping his club Atalanta record a 2-0 win over hosts Monza in Italian Serie A encounter.

Although the match was not an easy one for Ademola Lookman and his teammates, but they made sure in the second half that they got the maximum three points.

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Ademola Lookman shines, praised by coach as Atalanta record 2-1 win over Monza. Photo by Marco Luzzani
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Playing in front of their fans, Monza players started the encounter aggressively, trying to find the back of the net in the early minutes, but all their efforts were futile as the first half ended goalless.

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When did Atalanta score their goal?

Ademola Lookman provided the assist that helped Atalanta to score their first goal in the 57th minute through Rasmus Hojlund.

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And in the 65th minute, Marlon Santos da Silva Barbosa scored an own goal to give Atalanta a 2-0 win in the Serie A game.

According to the report on Complete Sports and Pulse, Gian Gasperini was impressed with Ademola Lookman's performance against Monza.

Gian Gasperini's reaction to Ademola Lookman

“Atalanta have never been on top of the table alone, the lads deserve the praise, it’s a nice thing for us and our fans. We’ll try to make it last as much as possible.
“The fans can enjoy this great moment, we know we have a lot of work ahead of the next games. We have a lot of options that are working well. Hojlund scored, Soppy played an excellent game, like Ederson and Lookman.''

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Super Eagles legend Vincent Enyeama set to join top Nigerian League giants

Super Eagles Legend Vincent Enyeama Set to Join Top Nigerian League Giants

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported Super Eagles legend Vincent Enyeama stated clearly that he would love to return to the Nigerian League where he made his name before he retires from the round leather game.

After leaving French side Lille, Vincent Enyeama has been without a club, but the Nigerian has been training on his own so as to make sure that he is fit.

Years back in the Nigerian League, Vincent Enyeama made history as he won the CAF Champions League two times with Enyimba of Aba before he moved to Israel.

Vincent Enyeama's superb performances then at Enyimba also helped him to move to the national team where he featured in more than 100 games for the Super Eagles.

Source: Sports Brief News