NEWS
Sunday August 20 2017
Kolarov knocks down Atalanta

A cheeky Aleksandar Kolarov free kick rolled under the wall proved the difference, as Roma won 1-0 in Bergamo and Atalanta hit the post.

The former Lazio and Manchester City defender made an immediate impact on his return to Serie A, placing a smart set play beneath the jumping legs to surprise Etrit Berisha.

Atalanta laid siege to the Giallorossi in the closing minutes, Josip Ilicic somehow hitting the post from point-blank range and some truly desperate defending in the box.

Roma earn their first victory over the Orobici since November 2014, ending a run of three draws from five meetings, home and away.

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