Sampdoria 0-2 Atalanta: Super-sub, Lookman Ademola scores debut goal

Sampdoria 0-2 Atalanta: Super-sub, Lookman Ademola scores debut goal

Ademola Lookman had a fantastic debut for Serie A team Atalanta, scoring his first goal in the team’s 2-0 victory over Sampdoria on the road.Sampdoria 0-2 Atalanta: Super-sub, Lookman Ademola scores debut goal

The Super Eagles player came into the game as a second-half substitute and made an immediate impact in his Serie A debut, sealing an away victory for Atalanta.

Ademola Lookman found his stride on his Serie A debut, scoring a goal in the 95th minute to calm Atalanta’s nerves against Sampdoria.

  • Ademola Lookman grabbed his first goal for Atalanta
  • The forward joined on a permanent deal from RB Leipzig this summer
  • Lookman Ademola kicked off Serie A career with debut goal

Lookman, who just transferred to Atalanta from RB Leipzig for €15 million, replaced Luis Muriel in the 63rd minute of the hotly contested match.

In the 26th minute, Rafael Toloi gave Atalanta the lead after Mario Pasalic set him up. The victory and three points were then secured by Lookman in extra time after a pass from Ruslab Malinovskyi.

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However, he didn’t score until more than ninety minutes had passed, with what was nearly the final kick of the match, he produced Atalanta’s second goal.

The 24-year-old had defended a Sampdoria attack at the Atalanta goal by moving deep before taking advantage of a loose ball.

Atalanta launched an attack right after his fantastic control and pass. He patiently drives in his shot for the goal after maneuvering a Sampdoria defender out of the way.

In an effort to outperform last season, the Gian Piero Gasperini team has won their opening game of the campaign.

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