Ademola Lookman off to a flyer in the Serie A after debut goal for Atalanta

August 13th 2022, 7:56:11 pm

The former RB Leipzig forward got his Serie A career off to a match-winning start.

Man of the moment, Lookman.

Atalanta BC returned to winning ways in the Serie A thanks to Nigerian forward Ademola Lookman.

Lookman came from the bench to inspire La Dea to a 2-0 win at Sampdoria to begin life in Serie A with a goal and win.

Atalanta won their Serie A opener for the first time without conceding a goal with Lookman scoring the winner for his debut goal.

Rafael Toloi opened the account for Atalanta when he put them ahead in the first half with a well-taken goal.

Nigeria's Lookman came off the bench just after the hour mark but had to wait until after regulation time to double the lead and seal the win.

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Nigerian international Lookman reaped the fruits of his enjoyable training after his move to Atalanta.

The 24-year-old started his journey on the bench before coming on to help Gian Piero Gasperini's men put an end to their back-to-back defeats on the road.

Lookman came on in this 63rd minute for his Serie A debut, replacing teammates Luis Muriel.

With Sampdoria looking to snatch a late share of the spoils, the Super Eagles star wrapped up proceedings at Luigi Ferraris with a debut goal to remember.


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