STADIO PIER LUIGI PENZO (Venice) – Venezia slipped ever nearer to Serie B on Saturday as they suffered a 3-1 dwelling defeat to Atalanta, retaining them firmly in Serie A’s relegation zone.
Mario Pasalic opened the scoring for La Dea within the first half earlier than Colombian pair Duvan Zapata and Luis Muriel netted within the second. Dormen Crnigoj pulled one again for the hosts with ten minutes to play.
Venezia, to their credit score, began comparatively effectively and thought that they had led when Thomas Henry headed in inside 5 minutes of the sport’s begin. But it was dominated out for offside.
Pasalic put the Bergamaschi in entrance in direction of the top of the half after some good play from Remo Freuler and Muriel, permitting the Croatian to faucet into an open aim. Muriel once more assisted a tap-in after the break, this time for compatriot Zapata.
Muriel thumped off the publish earlier than getting a deserved aim of his personal, however Crnigoj discovered a strategy to beat a powerful Juan Musso late on to present the hosts transient hope of a comeback.