Atalanta got goals from zero player and downed the hometown Bologna 5-0 (2-0) on Sunday in Serie A action.
Atalanta started the match well and took the lead when Ruslan Malinovskyi scored a goal after 22 minutes, with an assist by Luis Muriel, making it 0-1.
The team increased the lead to 2-0 just before the half-time whistle as Luis Muriel scored a goal.
Bologna’s Jerdy Schouten was sent off in the 49th minute.
With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Atalanta’s Remo Freuler scored a goal and increased their lead.
With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Atalanta’s Duvan Zapata scored a goal, from a pass from Ruslan Malinovskyi, and increased their lead.
Atalanta found the net once more, this time through Aleksey Miranchuk, who scored a goal, with an assist by Joakim Mähle, in the 73rd minute. The 5-0 goal was the last one of the game.
It was Atalanta’s seventh game in a row without defeat.
Atalanta have 4 wins and 1 draw with a 13–5 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Bologna have 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses and a 5–9 goal difference.
The result means Atalanta are now in second place in the table and that Bologna are 12th in the league.
Both teams play again on Sunday, as Atalanta host Sassuolo and Bologna host Fiorentina.