Barrow nets 1st Serie A goal to help Atalanta beat Benevento

Atalanta's Musa Barrow. (Mario Taddeo/AP)

MILAN — Teenager Musa Barrow netted his first Serie A goal to help Atalanta win 3-0 at last-place Benevento on Wednesday.

Barrow, who had been given his first start against Inter Milan this past weekend, was brought on at halftime and the 19-year-old doubled Atalanta’s lead four minutes later after being set up by Marten de Roon.

Remo Freuler had scored Atalanta’s opener in the 21st minute and Alejandro "Papu" Gomez sealed the result in the 67th.

Atalanta also missed a penalty a minute before getting its third, when De Roon slipped as he was about to take the spot kick and sent it into the stands.

The penalty had been awarded on video review for a foul by Lorenzo Del Pinto on Robin Gosens.

Benevento remained 14 points from safety and, with only five matches left, will be officially relegated if 17th-place Spal beats fellow struggler Chievo Verona later.

Atalanta moved seventh, a point behind AC Milan, which visits Torino.

Six other Serie A matches were also being played later, including Crotone vs. Juventus and Napoli vs. Udinese.

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