Ilicic scored and assist aginst Benevento

Josip Ilicic was near his best as he inspired Atalanta to a 4-1 victory away at Benevento on Saturday, helping La Dea to temporarily climb into Serie A’s top four.


The conditions at the Stadio Ciro Vigorito were far from ideal, but you wouldn’t have known it from watching Ilicic’s performance, as he elegantly glided across the surface seamlessly, showing incredible control throughout.





Benevento - Atalanta 1:4 (0:1)


0:1 Ilicic 30'; 1:1 Sau 50'; 1:2 Toloi 69' ; 1:3 Zapata 71'; 1:4 Muriel 86'


Benevento: Montipò; Maggio, Foulon (Pastina 46), Glik, Barba; Dabo (Hetemaj 58), Schiattarella, Ionita (Del Pinto 80); Improta, Sau (R Insigne 58); Lapadula (Di Serio 58)


Atalanta: Gollini; Toloi, Romero, Palomino; Hateboer, De Roon (De Paoli 87), Freuler, Gosens (Maehle 73); Pessina (Malinovskyi 63); Ilicic (Miranchuk 87), Duvan Zapata (Muriel 73)