Tuesday October 30 2012
Colantuono eyes Napoli upset

Stefano Colantuono demands “a more clinical and determined Atalanta” in front of goal against Napoli. Click here for a match preview.

The Orobici have scraped one point from the last three games and the injury crisis is continuing with Davide Biondini, Daniele Capelli, Ferreira Pinto and Michele Ferri sidelined.

On top of those absentees, Luca Cigarini and Federico Peluso are suspended, but Gianpaolo Bellini and Carlos Carmona are back in the squad.

“We will treasure the point earned against Pescara, even if there are regrets we could not get more,” said the Atalanta Coach.

“We have to see the glass half-full. I must also underline that over the last few days there has been so much talk of refereeing errors, yet nobody mentioned the two unfair yellow cards given to Peluso. Even when it comes to the media, there are children and step-children.

“We need to be more clinical and determined in front of goal. We can train on this, but I think our mistakes are also down to circumstances. Only by working can we get out of this situation. When you’ve got control of a game, you have to make it count.”

Napoli got back on track with a 1-0 win over Chievo on Sunday, but are still without Edinson Cavani for tomorrow’s match.

“Napoli are a fantastic team and the only ones so far who have been able to play on a par with Juventus. It is a match they will face with determination.”

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