There was a problem when Miranchuk came on as a substitute in the match against Sporting.

When the Italian’s Russian midfielder “Atalanta » Alexei Miranchuk As a substitute in the Europa League group stage match against Portuguese Sporting, an unusual episode occurred.

Miranchuk came on in the 69th minute, replacing Ten Kopmeyners. As journalist José Rodriguez notes, citing Sky Sport, the Russian was supposed to enter the field instead of Giorgio Scalvini, but the reserve referee raised a sign with Kopmeiners’ number. The Dutchman remained on the pitch for a short time. Bergamasco head coach Gian Piero Gasperini emotionally expressed his displeasure with what was happening, but the substitution was made and Koepmeiners went to the bench.

In the 87th minute, Scalvini was replaced by Mitchell Bakker.

The Group D meeting in Bergamo ended with a score of 1:1. Atalanta (11 points) had already solved the problem of reaching the Europa League playoffs, and after this match they secured first place.

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Source : MatchTV

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