Serie A: Atalanta wins 2-1 in race for 2nd as Inter beats Napoli 2-0

By: AP |

Updated: July 29, 2020 8:56:02 am


Parma and Atalanta, Serie A Atalanta’s Alejandro Gomez, center, celebrates after he scored his side’s first goal during a Seria A match between Parma and Atalanta, at the Ennio Tardini stadium, in Parma, Italy on July 28, 2020 . (Massimo Paolone/LaPresse via AP)

Atalanta maintained its hopes of finishing second in Serie A as it came from behind to win 2-1 at Parma on Tuesday in the penultimate round of the season.

Ruslan Malinovskyi and Alejandro “Papu” Gomez scored in the second half after former Atalanta midfielder Dejan Kulusevski had given Parma the lead.

Atalanta remained a point behind second-place Inter, which beat Napoli 2-0. Inter visits Atalanta in its last match on Saturday.

Lazio is four points below Inter. It hosts already-relegated Brescia on Wednesday before ending its season at Napoli.

Juventus clinched a record-extending ninth successive Serie A title on Sunday but high-scoring Atalanta was targeting second spot and aiming to reach 100 league goals this season.