ATALANTA NEWS

Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini is looking forward to Manchester City in the Champions League. “It’s more fun when you’ve got nothing to lose.”
FIGC President Gabriele Gravina announced a new “VAR-style system” is being experimented to identify and punish racist fans. “Compromise must be shelved forever.”
The referees for Serie A Week8 are announced as Fabrizio Pasqua will officiate Stefano Pioli’s Milan debut against Lecce.
Juventus director Fabio Paratici assures Cristiano Ronaldo will stay to the end of his contract and warns Atalanta “can be the Italian Leicester City.”
Atalanta have been dealt a huge blow as striker Duvan Zapata will be out for at least three weeks with a thigh injury.
Atalanta striker Duvan Zapata is returning to Italy after fears he suffered a serious thigh strain while playing for Colombia.
There was bad news from Colombia-Chile, as Atalanta striker Duvan Zapata and Inter forward Alexis Sanchez suffered injuries.
Atalanta are planning a new contract for wing-back Timothy Castagne, as he is targeted by Napoli, Celtic and several Premier League clubs.
Valentino Lazaro’s agent insists it is ‘crazy’ to think the winger could already quit Inter and reveals Bayer Leverkusen’s Aleksandar Dragovic could join Atalanta.
Several Serie A players were on target in this evening’s Euro 2020 qualifiers, as Eljif Elmas bagged a brace for Macedonia to beat Josip Ilicic’s Slovenia.
Inter striker Romelu Lukaku made history this evening by becoming the first man to score 50 goals for Belgium.
Atalanta captain Papu Gomez assures they “will try to surprise” Manchester City and get their first Champions League point.
Gian Piero Gasperini admits “Inter burned me in the worst of ways” and is determined to show Atalanta are not in the Champions League “by chance”.
Roma Coach Paulo Fonseca has received a two-game touchline ban in Serie A after insulting the referee.
Gian Piero Gasperini feels there is more to come from Atalanta after they beat Lecce 3-1 and hopes they “reduce the gap” in the Champions League.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from six Serie A games, including Fiorentina-Udinese, Roma-Cagliari-Torino-Napoli and Inter-Juventus.
Only the heroics of Gabriel kept the scoreline relatively low at 3-1, because Atalanta laid siege to Lecce for 90 minutes.
Check all the official line-ups from today’s afternoon Serie A games, Atalanta-Lecce, Bologna-Lazio and Roma-Cagliari.
Fabio Liverani believes Lecce can make the most of Atalanta weakness on the counter-attack. “Anything can happen in 90 minutes.”
Gian Piero Gasperini is relishing the first game of the season at the new Gewiss Stadium, as Atalanta host Lecce, but stands up for Josip Ilicic.