Atalanta beat Roma in Serie A UCL scrap
Substitute Mario Pasalic has scored a stunning goal seconds after coming off the bench as Atalanta beat Roma 2-1 in Serie A in a direct fight for a Champions League place.
Pasalic curled the winning goal into the top right corner in the 59th minute.
It was his first touch, 19 seconds after replacing Duvan Zapata.
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Atalanta consolidated fourth place and the final Champions League qualifying berth, extending their advantage over fifth-place Roma to six points.
The visitors took the lead on the stroke of halftime when a defensive error from Jose Luis Palomino allowed Edin Dzeko to steal in and fire past Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini.
Palomino atoned for his error five minutes after the break, tapping in at the far post after a corner was nodded on by Berat Djimsiti.
Lecce beat SPAL 2-1 to boost their chances of avoiding relegation.
Bottom club SPAL's troubles deepened as they slipped eight points from safety.
It was Lecce's third-straight win but they remain three points above the drop zone after Genoa won 3-0 at nine-man Bologna.
At Lecce, the hosts took the lead at the end of the first half when awarded a penalty for Kevin Bonifazi's trip on Zan Majer.
Marco Mancosu successfully struck the ball into the top left corner.
Andrea Petagna headed in a corner two minutes after the break to equalise but Majer scored his first Serie A goal to restore Lecce's lead for good in the 66th minute.
Antonio Sanabria scored a spectacular goal to help Genoa to a first away win of the season.
Sanabria scored Genoa's second, just before halftime.
The Paraguay forward started his run deep inside his own half and dribbled more than 70 meters before firing into the bottom left corner.
Bologna played nearly an hour with 10 men after midfielder Jerdy Schouten was shown a straight red card for a studs-up tackle on Valon Behrami.
The host ended the match with nine men when defender Stefano Denswil was given a second yellow card for a foul on Stefano Sturaro a minute from time with Domenico Criscito converting the resulting penalty.
Genoa are a point behind 17th placed Sampdoria while Bologna remained seventh.