Giuseppe Sannino is confident Siena will “go all out on the attack” against Atalanta. “In some ways we’re similar teams.”
The Tuscans are one point in front of their rivals, although Atalanta do have a six-point penalty for a betting scandal over the summer.
“It is a delicate encounter, but then they all are in Serie A,” said Siena Coach Sannino.
“This is why we need a performance that is fiery and we must go all out on the attack.
“Atalanta make aggression and hard work their strength, so in some ways we’re similar teams.”
Robur are also coming off three consecutive home wins at the Stadio Franchi.
“We may be in front of Atalanta, but if it weren’t for the penalty we’d be behind them, so we go into this game trying to close the gap. Let us make our stadium like a Roman arena.”
Top scorer Emanuele Calaiò is out for two weeks with a thigh strain, joined by Simone Vergassola and Paolo Grossi.