Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Gasperini lauds Lookman after his brace in Atalanta 3-3 draw at Juventus

Gian Piero Gasperini has praised Ademola Lookman who scored two targets to assist Atalanta to a 3-3 draw in opposition to Juventus in a Serie A recreation on Sunday.

The Nigerian striker who scored two targets in the midweek to assist Atalanta beat Spezia 5-2 for a spot in the Coppa Italia quarterfinal, continued from the place he left it off.

Ademola Lookman scored the primary purpose of the sport when his highly effective shot was too sizzling for Wojciech Szczesny to deal with in the fifth minute of the sport.

The house group drew stage by means of Angel Di Maria’s penalty, Arkadiusz Milik gave Juventus the lead as Juve ended the primary 45 minutes on high.

Joakim Maehle scored the equalizer for Atalanta earlier than Ademola Lookman accomplished his brace with a robust header.

Danilo scored the equalizer for Juventus as the sport ended 3-3 in Turin.

Gian Piero Gasperini who noticed his group play nice in opposition to a troublesome Juventus who had been but to concede three targets at house this season praised Lookman.

“Lookman had a unprecedented efficiency.

“We conceded two targets in the primary half by shedding the ball fairly cheaply, and people are conditions the place we should always’ve been extra cautious,” Gasperini informed DAZN.

Gian Piero Gasperini additionally in contrast the trio of Ademola Lookman, Rasmus Hojlund, and Jeremy Boga to the legendary Atalanta trio of Duvan Zapata, Papu Gomez, and Josip Ilicic.

“The traits are fully completely different, particularly as Duvan Zapata could be very bodily, whereas Hojlund is simply 19, he’ll develop.

“Papu and Ilicic had extraordinary method, whereas Boga and Lookman want tempo. If we rating as many targets, I don’t thoughts!”

This season, Ademola Lookman has scored 11 league targets and assisted 3 targets, which is a complete of 14 purpose contributions in 18 league video games.

Ademola Lookman has now scored two targets in every of his final three video games, making a complete of six in the final three video games in all competitions.

Solely Victor Osimhen has extra targets (13) than Ademola Lookman (11) in the Italian Serie A this season.

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