Atalanta scored three unanswered goals against Sampdoria in Bergamo this afternoon to leapfrog their opponents to ninth in the Serie A table.
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Five minutes later, Atalanta had gone up the other end to take the lead as midfielder Carmona hit a good 20-yard volley into the bottom corner to net just his second goal of the season.
Their lead was doubled before the interval as Bonaventura rose above his marker to head in Luca Cigarini's 42nd-minute corner, and Atalanta killed the game off shortly after the break.
Top goalscorer Denis took his tally to double figures for the campaign by securing the result with a 56th-minute strike, collecting Maximiliano Moralez's cross before hammering low inside the post.
Roberto Soriano nearly grabbed a consolation for Sampdoria, but Consigli maintained his clean sheet to ensure that Atalanta's third straight victory was recorded by a convincing margin.