Atalanta fell to a second consecutive friendly defeat, as Chievo fought back to win 3-2.
This was a taste of the new Serie A season and provided plenty of entertainment for the fans.
The Orobici had a strong first half, going in front early on with Marko Livaja meeting a German Denis assist.
However, Chievo struck three times in 10 minutes with Cyril Thereau’s spot-kick, Maxwell Acosty and Bostjan Cesar strikes.
Maxi Moralez found the net late on, but it was scant consolation for Atalanta.
It’s starting to concern Coach Stefano Colantuono, as Atalanta also lost their most recent friendly 1-0 to Pergolettese.
Atalanta 2-3 Chievo
Scorers: Livaja 5 (A), Thereau pen 55 (C), Acosty 59 (C), Cesar 65 (C), Moralez 86 (A)
Atalanta: Consigli, Nica (Raimondi 85), Yepes, Stendardo (Canini 85), Del Grosso (Bellini 85), Migliaccio (Kone 85), Cigarini, Carmona (Gagliardini 85), Livaja (De Luca 72), Denis, Bonaventura (Moralez 72)
Chievo: Silvestri (Puggioni 59), Frey (Sardo 46), Papp, Cesar, Dramè (Pamic 8), Sestu (Lazarevic 46), L Rigoni (Calello 57), Radovanovic, Stoian (Acosty 46), Paloschi (Thereau 46), Samassa (Pellissier 46)
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