Serie A’s weekend of thrills topped by great entertainers Atalanta again | Paolo Bandini

Other matches featured seven goals, two penalties and red cards but Atalanta’s comeback against Roma beat the lot

It was one of those days in Serie A. Oh, you know the sort: when the lunchtime kick-off features seven goals, two penalties, and a red card, but turns out not to be the most entertaining game of the afternoon. Next up on Sunday came a pair of three-goal comebacks plus a 4-0 away win for a Frosinone team that had only scored 12 times all season.

There was drama everywhere, from the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi – where Fiorentina blew a two-goal lead, then recovered to beat Chievo with 10 men – to the Tardini – where Spal ended an 11-game winless run after having trailed Parma 2-0 in the 70th minute. At the Renato Dall’Ara, following that drubbing by Frosinone, Pippo Inzaghi was expected to be sacked as Bologna manager.

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