ATALANTA NEWS

Atalanta celebrated their eighth consecutive Serie A victory, but it was harder than expected to see off 10-man Cagliari.
Gian Piero Gasperini saw ‘mental fatigue’ from Atalanta after the 1-0 win over Cagliari, but isn’t holding back. ‘We want a points record and can think about second place.’
Follow all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s seven Serie A games, including Inter-Bologna, Cagliari-Atalanta, Parma-Fiorentina and Napoli-Roma.
Atalanta registered an eighth consecutive Serie A victory and moved to within a point of third-place Inter, but made surprisingly hard work of it against 10-man Cagliari.
Check the official line-ups for this evening’s Serie A games, Cagliari-Atalanta, Parma-Fiorentina, Brescia-Verona, Udinese-Genoa and Sampdoria-SPAL.
Milan are expected to activate their €3.5m purchase option on Simon Kjaer, signing him outright from Sevilla.
Gian Piero Gasperini confirms Atalanta’s Champions League ambitions and the importance of Papu Gomez. ‘He is the ultimate emblem of this team.’
The referees for Serie A’s Week 30 fixtures are announced, with Fabio Maresca given the Derby della Mole and Napoli-Roma going to Marco Di Bello.
Stanislav Lobotka’s confidence in Napoli has not been hit by defeat to Atalanta. ‘We can still take fourth place and beat Barcelona in the Champions League.’
The Disciplinary Commission has handed Diego Perotti a one-match ban after his sending off against Udinese on Thursday.
Alessandro Diamanti has officially extended his contract with Western United, announcing the new deal in Melbourne on social media.
Gian Piero Gasperini has claimed Napoli can’t catch Atalanta after the 2-0 win and wants to exceed the 72-point record in Bergamo this season.
Gian Piero Gasperini felt Atalanta ‘played an excellent match’ against Napoli, only focusing on securing a place in the Champions League next season.
David Ospina avoided a serious head injury during Napoli’s 2-0 defeat to Atalanta, only sustaining a cut to his eyebrow.
Roma's Champions League hopes took a heavy blow after they were run ragged by Udinese, going down 2-0 to the Zebrette on Thursday evening.
Gennaro Gattuso was ‘furious’ with his Napoli players after their 2-0 defeat to Atalanta, claiming ‘we talked too much and threw away’ the points.
Mario Pasalic and Robin Gosens killed off Napoli in eight minutes as Atalanta moved 15 points clear of their opponents in Serie A’s top four with a 2-0 win.
Football Italia brings you LIVE coverage of tonight's double-header in Serie A, with Atalanta-Napoli followed by Roma-Udinese!
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says a decision should be made on fans’ attendance at Champions League and Europa League games by ‘July 10’.
Atalanta go with Mario Pasalic over Josip Ilicic against Napoli, who bring Matteo Politano back into their attack.