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Coppa Italia final: Atalanta-Lazio 0-2
Rome, 15th May 2019 Biancocelesti won the Coppa Italia. It's the seventh Coppa Italia for club "capitolino" and this achieviment lead to the conquerer the qualification the next edition of the Europa League. PRE-MATCH NEWS: A group of about two hundred "biancocelesti Ultras" fans has been the protagonist of clashes with the municipal police men: three cars of traffic police has been set on fire and two agents were injured. Match review FIRST TIME Very high rhythms for both teams in the Olimpico stadium. Atalanta tries to start strong with the usual strenght typical of "bergamaschi" playing way. At second minute Gomez kick hard toward Strakosha goal, but the biancoceleste goalkeeper is well positioned and can lock the ball. After a better start, however, Atalanta lost confidence with the game leaving the possession of the court to Lazio. At the 23 minute a cross of Lulic arrived in the middle of area and Lucas Leiva hits by head but fails to center the goal. The most important occasion of the first fraction, however, is signed by Gasperini's men: De Roon coordinates himself kicking in the goal and finding the goalposts. Not even Zapata is able to score in goal the ball that came back. Coach Inzaghi sees his men in difficulty, so he decides to change Bastos for Radu. This action permit to Lazio to find back the defense capabilities blocking the result on 0-0. SECOND TIME Few occasions in the second part of the match. At minute 49th another Atalanta dangerous occasion: Gomez pass the ball to Zapata that turn it towards Castagne but the shot of the Belgian is too central and Strakosha can block the ball. Inzaghi decides to play the last cards and so he replaces Immobile and Luis Alberto with Caicedo e Milinkovic. That's has been a very good choice, because at 82nd Milinkovic scored the first goal by an head shot during a corner kick from Leiva : the serbian player anticipates everyone and finds the furthest corner where Atalanta's goalkeeper Gollini can not arrive. Gasperini tries a triple change: Barrow, Gosens and Pasalic take the place of Zapata, Castagne and De Roon. Unfortunately for Atalanta, Lazio is able to find the second goal at 89th minute with a rapid counterattack of Correa. Pre-match time of the highest tension for the Coppa Italia final between Lazio and Atalanta. A group of about two hundred excellent performances, in fact, was the protagonist of clashes with the forces of law and order: the first tensions were recorded in the area of Ponte Milvio, where three cars of traffic police are going to fire, and two agents were injured.