Frosinone Stuns Atalanta with Spectacular Victory: A Tale of Emotions and Triumph in Serie A

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FROSINONE – “You can call them emotions if you want,” sang the great Lucio Battisti. At the ‘Benito Stirpe-Psc Arena,’ emotions were in abundance. A magnificent Frosinone defeats Atalanta 2-1 in a beautiful match and secures the first 3 points of the Serie A season.

Di Francesco’s team concludes the first 45 minutes with a double advantage, thanks to goals from Harroui in the 5th minute and Monterisi in the 24th minute. Only the yellow-blue team on the field, dominating the scene for 50 minutes and 30 seconds, and coming close to a third goal with Baez and Mazzitelli.

In the second half, Atalanta pushes forward relentlessly, with Zapata finding a goal in the 11th minute. Then Cerofolini steps up, showcasing the canaries’ tremendous determination. They come close to a 3-1 score towards the end. The yellow-blue crowd erupts in celebration.

For the record, Harroui repeats his goal from the previous encounter and matches his 2 goals scored with Sassuolo in 45 Serie A appearances, and Monterisi scores his first goal in the top league. Lastly, Frosinone returns to victory in Serie A since April 7, 2019, with a 1-0 win over Florence.

FROSINONE (4-2-3-1): Cerofolini; Oyono, Monterisi, Romagnoli, Marchizza; Mazzitelli, Barrenechea (29’ st Brescianini); Gelli, Harroui (36’ st Szyminski), Baez (15’ st Garritano); Cheddira (37’ st Cuni).

Coach: Di Francesco.

ATALANTA (3-4-1-2): Musso; Djimisiti (29’ st Muriel), Scalvini, Kolasinac; Zappacosta (1’ st Zortea), de Roon, Ederson, Ruggeri (35’ st Bakker); Koopmeiners; Lookman (1’ st De Ketelaere), Zapata (22’ st Scamacca).

Substitutes: Carnesecchi, Rossi, Toloi, Okoli, Pasalic, Adopo.

Coach: Gasperini.

Referee: Mr. Juan Luca Sacchi from Macerata; assistants: Mr. Niccolò Pagliardini from Arezzo and Mr. Giuseppe Perrotti from Campobasso; Fourth Official: Mr. Alberto Santoro from Messina; VAR: Mr. Federico Dionisi from L’Aquila; AVAR: Mr. Matteo Gariglio from Pinerolo (To).

Scorers: 5’ pt Harroui (F), 24’ pt Monterisi (F), 11’ st Zapata (A)

Notes: Total spectators: 13,426; season ticket holders: 10,679; paying spectators: 2,747 (including 450 guests); Total revenue including subscription installments: €294,319.57; corners: 7-2 in favor of Atalanta; yellow cards: 28’ pt Barrenechea (F), 39’ pt Lookman (A), 49’ pt de Roon; stoppage time: 5’ pt; 7’ st.

Source: Frosinone FC

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