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Serie A game halted after earthquake

Pescara’s Serie A match against Atalanta was suspended for two minutes in the first half after tremors were felt following an earthquake.

A strong earthquake hit central Italy, with people in Pescara and neighbouring towns rushing out of their homes in panic as the ground shook.

Buildings also shook in the capital Rome but there were no reports of any deaths across Italy.

Atalanta eventually went on to win 1-0 with Mattia Caldara scoring the goal.

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Match ends, Pescara 0, Atalanta 1.

Second Half ends, Pescara 0, Atalanta 1.

Andrea Masiello (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Rey Manaj (Pescara).

Foul by Roberto Gagliardini (Atalanta).

Alexandru Mitrita (Pescara) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alberto Paloschi (Atalanta).

Hugo Campagnaro (Pescara) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Offside, Pescara. Alberto Aquilani tries a through ball, but Rey Manaj is caught offside.

Roberto Gagliardini (Atalanta) is shown the yellow card.

Hand ball by Roberto Gagliardini (Atalanta).

Substitution, Atalanta. Roberto Gagliardini replaces Franck Kessié.

Foul by Mattia Caldara (Atalanta).

Gianluca Caprari (Pescara) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Remo Freuler (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Simone Pepe (Pescara).

Corner, Pescara. Conceded by Mattia Caldara.

Attempt blocked. Rey Manaj (Pescara) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Hugo Campagnaro.

Corner, Atalanta. Conceded by Rey Manaj.

Marco D’Alessandro (Atalanta) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Alessandro Crescenzi (Pescara).

Substitution, Pescara. Alexandru Mitrita replaces Cristiano Biraghi.

Substitution, Atalanta. Andrea Masiello replaces Andrea Conti.

Attempt missed. Franck Kessié (Atalanta) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Remo Freuler with a cross.

Cristiano Biraghi (Pescara) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Marco D’Alessandro (Atalanta) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Cristiano Biraghi (Pescara).

Corner, Pescara. Conceded by Abdoulay Konko.

Attempt missed. Marco D’Alessandro (Atalanta) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Abdoulay Konko.

Foul by Boukary Dramé (Atalanta).

Francesco Zampano (Pescara) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. Alberto Paloschi (Atalanta) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Remo Freuler.

Hugo Campagnaro (Pescara) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Marco D’Alessandro (Atalanta) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Hugo Campagnaro (Pescara).

Attempt missed. Jasmin Kurtic (Atalanta) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Alberto Paloschi.

Corner, Atalanta. Conceded by Cristiano Biraghi.

Substitution, Pescara. Simone Pepe replaces Gastón Brugman.

Jasmin Kurtic (Atalanta) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Hugo Campagnaro (Pescara).

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/37783312