Ademola Lookman Scores Wonder Goal As Atalanta Beat Fiorentina in Big Serie A Battle

Ademola Lookman Scores Wonder Goal As Atalanta Beat Fiorentina in Big Serie A Battle

  • Atalanta defeated Fiorentina 1-0 in Serie A clash on Sunday night, 2 October, in which Ademola Lookman scored the winner
  • The Nigerian star has been impressive so far this season for Atalanta who are second on the Serie A table
  • Lookman is expected to be in action for the Super Eagles when they face Portugal in their next international friendly

Super Eagles forward Ademola Lookman was the hero on Sunday night, 2 October, as the Nigerian scored the winning goal for Atalanta in their 1-0 Serie A win over Fiorentina.

Lookman and his teammates continued with their commanding form so far this season in the Italian league. They are currently occupying second position on the table with 20 points after 8 games.

Napoli, who are topping the league table with 20 points as well, are ahead with a goal difference of plus-12 while Atalanta have plus-9.

Ademola Lookman, Atalanta, Fiorentina, Serie A, Super Eagles, Dayo Enebi
Ademola Lookman scores as Atalanta beat Fiorentina in Serie A battle. Photo by Giuseppe Maffia
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The win for Lookman and his teammates over Fiorentina did not come easy, as they settled for a goalless draw in the first half in what was a challenging duel.

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When did Ademola Lookman score for Atalanta?

The Nigerian fired past goalkeeper Pietro Terracciano through an assist by Luis Muriel in the 59th minute. That ended up given Atalanta the win, according to the reports on GOAL and Soccernet.

Speaking to Sports Brief about the goal scored by Lookman, Super Eagles Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi hailed the striker. He stressed that coach Jose Peseiro was also happy with his effort.

Dayo Enebi's reaction about Ademola Lookman's goal

''I can confirm to you that coach Peseiro and myself watched the match and we were impressed with Ademola Lookman's form... We urge him to keep up the momentum in subsequent games.''

Paul Onuachu scores 1st League goal of the season for European giants

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Paul Onuachu scored his first League goal of the season for Genk in their 2-1 away win over Oostende on Saturday night, 1 October.

After featuring in seven games without scoring, the Nigerian striker can now be happy with himself netting his first goal, which will also serve as a tonic.

Saturday’s win for Onuachu and his teammates means Genk stretch their unbeaten streak to nine games, with eight wins and one draw.

They currently occupy second place on 25 points, just two points behind leaders Royal Antwerp.