Atalanta 1-2 Napoli: Goals, highlights and report – Serie A 2023/24

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri enjoyed a winning second debut after his side fought to a tight 2-1 win over Atalanta, courtesy of a goalkeeping error late on.


Newly appointed Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri got off to a winning start as his side earned a 2-1 win over Atalanta at the Gewiss Stadium in Matchday 13 of Serie A.

After Amir Rrahmani had a goal disallowed for offside, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia put Napoli ahead on the stroke of half-time with a header, but Ademola Lookman levelled soon after the break. Mario Pasalic looked to have fired the Nerazzurri into the lead but his effort was ruled out for offside, and Elif Elmas punished the hosts with a late finish to snatch the win.

The win lifts Napoli up to third place in the Serie A table ahead of the remaining Matchday 13 fixtures, whilst Atalanta sit in sixth.