When Chilean striker Mauricio Pinilla brought Atalanta to safety with an overhead kick in the final against Cagliari at home
To unlock delicate moments, let alone one Salvation conflictSometimes you have to rely on the great deeds of an individual: that so-called mega special effect that can make history and is very decisive in terms of points.
February 1, 2015, Atalanta–Cagliari: direct meeting to avoid relegation. The men of Colantuono They are no longer the same as last year, and the Roman coach needs one victory Not only to give confidence to those around them, but also to reassure the club in the face of a shaky bench. The climate in the stadium is bad. d'The 'enthusiasmand not because of a question of results: the decision to allow only registered members to join the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia (leaving out the Orobic Ultras) it also proved fatal for the support of Denis and his companions.
The game is characterized by balance, with both teams fighting blow for blow: Dessena responds to Biava's goal and Stendardo comes close to clearing a Sardinian post moments later.
The 1:1 seems to be a reality by then 93rd minute: Cross from the right by Cigarini, monumental overhead kick by Mauricio Pinilla and the ball in the net. The community explodes with joy. Atalanta takes all the chances by fighting their way to 18th place and at the end of the season this exemplary technical gesture will bring salvation to the Orobic team