Hans Hateboer’s 16 mins & 62mins, Josip Illic’s 42Mins, Remo Freuler’s 57mins goals provide Atalanta a surprise win over Valencia who manage to score a goal at 66mins of the hot match in the champions League.
Approximately 33% of the number of inhabitants in the community of Bergamo was available at the San Siro arena to see Hateboer, Josip Ilii and Remo Freuler score for Atalanta.
Atalanta qualified for Europe’s top challenge just because after an unexpected third-place finish in Serie A last season. Also, they advanced to the knockout stages in spite of losing their initial three matches in the challenge.
They are playing their matches at San Siro as their own arena didn’t meet Uefa prerequisites. Bergamo has a populace of around 122,000 and more than 40,000 had made the 60km excursion.
The substitute Denis Cheryshev scored a reassurance objective for Valencia to give the Spanish group a hint of something to look forward to for the second leg on 10 March.
Atalanta was constrained into a late change as the safeguard Berat Djimsiti got a thump during the warmup and must be supplanted by Mattia Caldara.
The home side began brilliantly and Alejandro Gómez sent a free kick barely over before Mario Paali constrained a savvy prevent from the Valencia goalkeeper Jaume Doménech.
Atalanta broke the halt in the sixteenth moment when Hateboer slid in at the back post to divert in Gómez’s cross from the left. Robin Gosens hit the side-netting in the blink of an eye a while later before Valencia got into the match and nearly leveled on the half-hour mark following an immediately taken free kick, yet Ferrán Torres exertion smashed off the right-hand post.