Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, as Atalanta host Verona, Napoli visit Udinese and Juventus go head-to-head with third-placed Lazio.
Ivan Juric “did not expect us to be playing at this level so early,” as Hellas Verona pushed Atalanta all the way in a 3-2 defeat.
Gian Piero Gasperini has seen Atalanta’s mentality “grow year by year” and that was evident in their comeback to beat Verona 3-2.
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez praised Atalanta for “never giving up” in a 3-2 win over Hellas Verona, as they now go into a “Champions League Final with Shakhtar Donetsk.”
Atalanta twice fought back from Samuel Di Carmine goals and, after Hellas Verona went down to 10 men, snatched a 3-2 thriller with Berat Djimsiti.
Remo Freuler praised Mario Pasalic for his development at Atalanta, but warned Hellas Verona are going to be a difficult tactical test.
Atalanta look to Luis Muriel, Josip Ilicic and Papu Gomez in a full-strength side, while high-flying Hellas Verona reshuffle in defence.
Verona coach Ivan Juric admits there is a lot of mentor Gian Piero Gasperini in his footballing ideology, and believes the Atalanta boss is “the best in Italy."
Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini wants to see "more" from Luis Muriel against Verona and Shakhtar Donetsk, as he prepares to face pupil Ivan Juric.
The Coppa Itallia Round of 16 draw was made today, as Napoli, Lazio, Inter, Fiorentina, Milan, Torino, Parma and Juventus are the hosts.
Mario Pasalic claims Atalanta have already shown they are “stronger” than Shakhtar Donetsk as he aims for a place in the Champions League last 16.
The referees for Serie A Week 15 are announced, with Michael Fabbri given Lazio-Juventus and Gianpaolo Calvarese officiating Inter-Roma
Parma prodigy Dejan Kulusevski says Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard are his role models as he tells the story behind his ‘chewing gum ritual’.
Fiorentina saw off Cittadella 2-0, despite playing for over an hour down to 10 men, and will face Atalanta in the Coppa Italia Round of 16.
Guilherme Arana warned he is “evaluating offers” to leave Atalanta just six months into his loan from Sevilla. “I didn’t come here to sit on the bench.”
Atalanta striker Duvan Zapata might not be back in time to face Shakhtar Donetsk as he admits his injury has been “serious and complicated”.
The winners for the 2019 Gran Gala del Calcio have been announced, with Atalanta and Juventus scooping up the most awards.
Brescia have officially sacked Fabio Grosso after three straight defeats without a single goal, recalling Eugenio Corini a month after his dismissal.
Atalanta will take up their option to buy Chelsea loanee Mario Pasalic at the end of the season, reports Tuttosport.
Gian Piero Gasperini is confident Atalanta will qualify if they beat Shakhtar Donetsk but admits the Champions League has “affected” their form in Serie A.