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Josip Ilicic, Atalanta's top scorer in Serie A, will be the big attacking threat together with Papu Gomez in the match against Valencia. The Slovenian wants to stand out in the Champions League after practically being given a second life in 2018. That is what he says in an interview with 'Ekipa'.
Josip Ilicic hit a hat-trick, including a sensational strike from the halfway line, as Atalanta crushed Torino 7-0 in Serie A on Saturday,Â inflicting the worst home defeat ever on their northern rivals who finished the match with nine men.
Josip Ilicic was in the headlines in Serie A on Saturday. One of Atalanta's star players shone in the away game at Torino. He scored a hat-trick, but the 0-4 goal was something else. He decided to take a free-quick quickly from 50 metres and as the goalkeeper was outside the penalty box, he decided to go for goal. The Slovenian ended up beating him and Atalanta defeated Torino 0-7.
Josip Ilicic has become the main goalscorer at Atalanta. The Slovenian needed just 17 minutes to add to his goal tally against SPAL and he did so in some style.
Andrea Petagna ignited a come-from-behind victory for struggling SPAL to hand his former club Atalanta a shock 2-1 defeat in Serie A on Monday.
Mario Pasalic scored twice to get Atalanta back to winning ways with a 3-0 Serie A victory in a Lombardy derby at Mario Balotelli's struggling Brescia on Saturday.
Luis Muriel scored a hat-trick as free-scoring Atalanta thrashed Udinese 7-1 on Sunday to record their joint-biggest Serie A win.
Mesut Ozil scored as Arsenal eased to a 3-0 victory at Swedish minnows Ostersunds in the first leg of their Europa League, last-32 tie on Thursday, while Michy Batshuayi snatched Borussia Dortmund a dramatic win over Atalanta.
The Sicilian side are stuck in Serie B these days, but if they had been able to keep this group of players together, they would certainly be faring much better and may even have challenged for a Serie A title.
Captain Mauro Icardi hit a brace as Inter Milan held on amid a stirring Fiorentina fightback to secure a precious 4-2 Serie A win at the San Siro.