Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini thinks his side will ‘do well’ in the Champions League next season after their historic qualification.
Gian Piero Gasperini admits there’s no guarantee he will stay with Atalanta, even after qualifying for the Champions League. “We need to share the same ideas.”
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi has asserted that Gian Piero Gasperini will lead the club into the Champions League next season.
Milan won a chaotic 3-2 thriller at the Stadio Mazza against a plucky SPAL, but it’s not enough to earn a Champions League spot, as Inter and Atalanta also won.
Atalanta fought back from a goal down in a fiery encounter to beat nine-man Sassuolo and qualify for the Champions League in third place.
Inter won an astonishing, heart-stopping game that relegates Empoli to Serie B and secures the Nerazzurri’s Champions League status.
Atalanta and Inter go into the Champions League, Milan and Roma are in the Europa League, while Empoli are relegated.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the final Serie A round of the season, with eight games deciding Champions League, Europa League and relegation.
Stefan De Vrij claims Inter “don’t care” what will be going on during the other matches being played tonight, and will only be focused on Empoli.
Ignazio Abate and Tiemoue Bakayoko start in their final Milan games, but SPAL are pulling no punches with their strongest XI.
Inter have Stefan de Vrij back and start Mauro Icardi with Matias Vecino, while Empoli rely on Francesco Caputo and Diego Farias.
Atalanta know a victory over Sassuolo will ensure their first ever Champions League qualification and a third-place finish, but have to make changes.
Check all the official line-ups for this evening’s six Serie A games, including Inter-Empoli, Atalanta-Sassuolo, SPAL-Milan and Fiorentina-Genoa.
Check the latest probable line-ups from this evening’s six Serie A games, including Inter-Empoli, Atalanta-Sassuolo, SPAL-Milan and Fiorentina-Genoa.
Ignazio Abate and Tiemoue Bakayoko should start in their final Milan games, as they must beat SPAL, then hope Inter or Atalanta slip up.
Inter are expected to start Matteo Politano, Stefan de Vrij and Mauro Icardi in the showdown with relegation-threatened Empoli.
As we go into the final 90 minutes of the Serie A season, Atalanta, Inter, Milan and Roma are battling for two Champions League places.
Atalanta are on the verge of Champions League qualification, but the growth is not only on the field, as they are one of the few clubs who run at a profit.
Sassuolo Coach Roberto De Zerbi “put more faith in some players than they really deserved” and intends to give Atalanta a real game tomorrow.
Leonardo Semplici maintains SPAL have plenty of motivation against Champions League contenders Milan. “It’d be extraordinary to finish 10th.”