For the first time Atalanta win to claim Champions League Place

Atalanta qualified for the Champions League for the first time in its history on Sunday. He makes sure of his place with a 3-1 victory over Sassuolo in a match wasted by a fight.

For the first time Atalanta win to claim Champions League Place
For the first time Atalanta win to claim Champions League Place

Domenico Berardi gave Sassuolo a staggering lead in the 19th minute but Duvan Zapata scored the ball home to equalize in the 35th minute. Berardi was then expelled after the fight at the end of the first half.

Atalanta captain Alejandro Gomez gave his team the lead eight minutes after the restart, and Mario Pasalic led a Gomez centre in the 65th minute. Atalanta finished third in Serie A with 69 points, ahead of Internazionale for their one-on-one record and one point ahead of Milan, who was absent.

Sassuolo ended the match with nine men when Francesco Magnanelli was sent off for a second offence to be booked in the 83rd minute.

Roma beat Parma 2-1 at Stadio Olimpico on Sunday to finish the season in sixth place, while captain Daniele de Rossi made his last appearance for the club.

Lorenzo Pellegrini gave Roma the lead in the first half, but Gervinho appeared to have equalized one point with a tying goal in the last five minutes until Diego Perotti grabbed the winner.

However, the meagre chances of the selection for the Champions League to qualify for the Champions League ended against Inter, Atalanta and Milan. Above all the final is coming soon and fans have got their tickets for the Champions League final.

Roma’s decision not to propose a new contract to De Rossi sparked a furious protest from the fans, but a large crowd bade farewell to his second-highest-scoring player while wearing the red jersey and yellow for the 616th and last time.

Claudio Ranieri, who ruled Roma for the last time as interim manager, knew his team needed everything to get into the top four, but they had to settle for sixth place, allowing them to qualify for second place in the Europa League.

Inter slipped into the Champions League next season when a late goal from Radja Nainggolan allowed them to win 2-1 against a gallant Empoli, who were relegated after an amazing match in Serie A on Sunday.

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