Ademola Lookman’s First Serie A Goal of the Year Not Enough as Atalanta Fall to Bologna

Ademola Lookman's First Serie A Goal of the Year Not Enough as Atalanta Fall to Bologna

Super Eagles standout performer in 2023 AFCON Ademola Lookman has reignited his scoring form for Atalanta, grabbing his first Serie A goal of the year 2024 in their painful defeat at the hands of Bologna.

Ademola Lookman's First Serie A Goal of the Year Not Enough as Atalanta Fall to Bologna

Despite his brilliant goal, Atalanta suffered a heart-wrenching defeat at the hands of Bologna, Footballrover reports.

Lookman, whose stellar performances lit up the 2023 AFCON, showcased his skill once again by netting the opener in a thrilling match against Bologna.

However, despite his efforts, Atalanta fell short, succumbing to a 2-1 defeat at home.

The match saw Lookman’s early goal in the 28th minute electrify the Gewiss Stadium, promising a potential victory for Atalanta.

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But Bologna clawed their way back into the game, shifting the momentum in their favor by converting a penalty through Joshua Zirkzee.

Despite relentless efforts from Lookman and his teammates to regain control, it was Lewis Ferguson’s strike in the 61st minute that sealed the fate of the match, leaving Atalanta empty-handed.

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Lookman’s contribution wasn’t limited to his goal; he also created two significant opportunities for his team.

However, luck wasn’t on their side as they fell further behind their opponents in the league standings, trailing by five points.

As they look to bounce back, Atalanta faces a daunting task against Juventus at the Allianz Stadium.

But before that, they will need to prepare heavily for a crucial Europa League clash against Sporting at the Estádio José Alvalade after suffering back-to-back league defeats.

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Despite the setback, Lookman’s return to form offers hope for Atalanta as they strive to climb the Serie A ladder and make their mark in European competition.

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