Duván Zapata talks about his expectations for the season with Atalanta


Duvan Zapata

Duvan Zapata


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Duvan Zapata

The team started Serie A with victory against Sampdoria.

The Atalanta of Colombians Luis Muriel and Duvan Zapata suffered this Saturday to achieve the first victory of the season against Sampdoria (2-0) who had a goal disallowed and ran into the woodwork twice.

In the 26th minute, the Italian Rafael Toloi rescued a loose ball in the small area to put his team ahead, which since then suffered to maintain the result.

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In the second half, two sticks saved the Bergamo men from coming back empty-handed. Already in added time, with Sampdoria focused on attack, the Ukrainian Ruslan Malinovsky led a counterattack that ended at the feet of the Nigerian Ademola Lookman, in his Serie A debut, to close the match.

Words of Zapata

At the end of the commitment, Zapata stressed the importance of starting the championship adding despite not having scored a goal.

“It is always important to win and start off on the right foot. We fought and we had the right spirit to win. We want to make a good championship and redeem ourselves after the last championship in which we finished in positions outside the top. About my condition, I have a little more work to do to be at the top, but I feel good, ”said the Colombian striker in dialogue with DAZN.

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Duván Zapata in action against Young Boys.

“Slowly I also grow. I have personal goals, but the team is more important. People will make the difference”, added the striker.

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Zapata will play again this weekend in a great match against Milan on Sunday.


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