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Gian Piero Gasperini feels Atalanta deserve the Champions League for their consistent, attacking approach. “The tension is building, but it’s positive tension.”
Atalanta have slammed the ‘scandalous’ decision not to award them a penalty during their Coppa Italia Final loss to Lazio.
Bologna boss Sinisa Mihajlovic has claimed that he was called a ‘gypsy’ by a police officer before the Coppa Italia Final.
Luis Alberto says Lazio’s Coppa Italia triumph is ‘doubly remarkable’ because ‘we’ve taken two trophies from Juventus in the last two years.’
Lazio’s Coppa Italia victory means they qualify for the Europa League group phase along with the team in fifth, while sixth goes into the preliminary round.
Simone Inzaghi hinted he could leave Lazio after winning the Coppa Italia and hit back at “gratuitous criticism. I thought I’d be protected a little more.”
Lazio President Claudio Lotito backed Simone Inzaghi as “an adopted son” and insisted the Coppa Italia victory over Atalanta was “fully deserved.”
Gian Piero Gasperini deemed the rejected penalty appeal in the Coppa Italia Final with Lazio “completely unacceptable. It shows no respect at all for Atalanta fans.”
Simone Inzaghi thought Lazio’s Coppa Italia triumph over Atalanta showed “those who come off the bench can be more important than the starting XI.”
Joaquin Correa believes Lazio “deserved” the Coppa Italia after beating Atalanta 2-0 in the Final. “It means so much to us.”
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