NEWS
Sunday March 10 2013
Line-ups: Atalanta-Pescara

Cristian Bucchi makes his debut on the Pescara bench in a decisive relegation clash away to Atalanta, kicking off at 11.30am GMT.

The Delfini sacked Cristiano Bergodi last Sunday, making Bucchi their third Coach of the campaign, as he was promoted from the Primavera youth team.

His first task is to lead them into the Stadio Azzurri d’Italia in Bergamo for today’s relegation tussle. Click here for a match preview.

Pescara have managed just one point from the last eight games and are without Alessandro Sforzini, Luciano Zauri, Francesco Modesto and Ciro Capuano.

Per Kroldrup hasn’t played for 21 months and only officially joined the club this week as a free agent, but is already thrown into the starting XI.

Giuseppe Sculli, Ante Vukusic and Vladimir Weiss form an all-attack 4-3-3 trident.

Atalanta have an eight-point buffer from the relegation zone thanks to last week’s 2-0 win away to Siena.

Riccardo Cazzola and Matteo Contini return from suspension, but now Carlos Carmona sits out a ban.

Giampaolo Bellini, Daniele Capelli, Lionel Scaloni and Guido Marilungo are injured, but Luca Cigarini is back for a spot on the bench.

Marko Livaja again leads the way with German Denis and support from Giacomo Bonaventura.

Atalanta: Consigli; Raimondi, Stendardo, Lucchini, Del Grosso; Giorgi, Radovanovic, Biondini, Bonaventura; Livaja, Denis
Pescara: Pelizzoli; Zanon, Kroldrup, Cosic, Bocchetti; Blasi, D'Agostino, Cascione; Sculli, Vukusic, Weiss

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