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Muriel snatches final-gasp victory for Atalanta at Cagliari


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Atalanta's Luis Muriel

Atalanta’s Luis Muriel, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his aspect’s a hit just all over the Serie A soccer match between Cagliari and Atalanta, at the Sardegna Arena in Cagliari, Italy on Feb 14, 2021. (Photo: Alessandro Tocco/LaPresse by process of AP)


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MILAN: Substitute Luis Muriel struck in the 90th minute to make Atalanta a dramatic 1-0 victory at Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday.

The residence aspect got right here closest to scoring in Sardinia in the fundamental half, with Berat Djimsiti nearly placing the ball via his procure catch early on, the woodwork coming to Atalanta’s rescue.

Serie A’s high scorers Atalanta, who booked a Coppa Italia final date with Juventus by beating Napoli in midweek, struggled in front of just and seemed situation for a third league game in a row without a utilize.

Muriel had other ideas, nevertheless, with the synthetic arrowing his 13th league just of the season into the net to drag seventh-positioned Atalanta as much as 40 capabilities, two off the cease four.

Cagliari remained 18th on 15 capabilities and are without a league utilize since early November.

In other locations in Serie A on Sunday, 38-year-conventional striker Fabio Quagliarella’s 2nd-half just earned Sampdoria a 2-1 utilize over Fiorentina.

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