Serie A is reverred for its defensive football but this season Atalanta have been explosive in attack. They have been scoring and scoring and cannot seem to stop. And when they score, they exceed the usual three to four goal margin, going as much as six, seven, multiple times. They have scored 90 goals and counting this season.
They started the season well, but they were struggling to compete with Inter Milan and Lazio as Juventus broke away. However, after the suspension Atalanta has been on fire, scoring the most number of goals and moving to the second spot in the Italian topflight.
When the league resumed, the scored 4 goals against Sassuolo, conceding just one. They beat Lazio 3-2 at home and then Udinese by the same scoreline away. They won Napoli, Cagliari and Sampdoria before the draw with Juve. They beat Brescia 6-2 on Tuesday, meaning they have not faltered since project restart in Italy.
Before the suspension, they defeated Lecce away 7-2 in March, they won Torino 7-0 away in January and saw off Parma with five unreplied goals in January as well. Atalanta defeated Milan 5-0 in December aside Udinese they beat at home by 7-1 in October 2019.
With over 90 goals, they dwarf their rivals in Italian football. Josip Ilicic has 20 goals, Luis Muriel has scored 18 times while Duvan Zapata has netted 17 this season. The trio are amongst the highest scoring players in Europe, powering the club to something spectacular this season.
Coach Gian Piero Gasperini and his boys have really lit up the league with their consistent goalscoring this term. It has been an impressive run and they deserve the spoils.