Atalanta defeats Spanish club Valencia 4-1 in the first leg of their last-16 tie of champions league at San Siro on Wednesday.
Atlanta dominated from start of the game against their LaLiga opponents and opened the scoring after 16 minutes, Hans Hateboer claiming his first goal in the competition with a close-range finish.
Josip Ilicic doubled their lead in 42 min a fine strike. Remo Freuler curled home a third from long distance in the 57th minute. Hateboer then claimed a third goal in his name in 62 min.
In 66 min Denis Cheryshev scores a consolation goal for Valencia. The Italian side will be supremely confident of finishing off the job in Spain in three weeks’ time.
Two-goal Atalanta hero Hans Hateboer wins Man of the match.