Serie A: Atalanta overcome early scare to pick crucial 2-1 win against Salernitana



Atalanta faced an early scare against Salernitana, but rallied to secure a crucial 2-1 win, with goals from Gianluca Scamacca and Teun Koopmeiners.

The win brought them level with Roma in fifth place in the Serie A.

Salernitana took an early lead through Loum Tchaouna in the 18th minute of the opening half.

However, Atalanta fought back courtesy of goals from Scamacca and Koopmeiners.

Atalanta beat Salernitana 2-1 to keep European hopes alive – Getty image

The win was vital for Atalanta as it keeps them in contention for a Champions League spot, with the battle for European qualification intensifying in the Serie A.

For Salernitana, the result leaves them facing a huge battle to avoid relegation.

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