Atalanta maintained its push for a European spot by defeating relegation-threatened Crotone 1-0 in Serie A on Saturday. It was more difficult than Atalanta perhaps expected but Andrea Conti scored to propel Atalanta into fourth spot, one point above Lazio and three above Inter Milan, which visits Bologna on Sunday. Atalanta is three points below the Champions League qualifying spots.
SYDNEY (AP) — Sydney FC's 19-match unbeaten streak to start the A-League season ended Saturday night in a 1-0 loss to city rivals Western Sydney Wanderers. Veteran striker Brendon Santalab scored in the 26th minute to give Western Sydney the win. Sydney, 14-5-1 on the season, still has an 11-point lead over second-placed Melbourne Victory with seven rounds remaining in the regular season.