Alejandro Gomez reveals how he was “forced to start from scratch” at Atalanta ahead of their historic match against Valencia in the Champions League.
Alejandro Gomez and Josip Ilicic should be set to lead Atalanta as their adventure in the Champions League continues at San Siro against Valencia.
Valencia have reportedly protested to UEFA about the state of the San Siro turf ahead of their Champions League tie with Atalanta.
Dani Parejo believes Atalanta at San Siro will be “just as complicated” for Valencia as their Champions League trips to Chelsea and Ajax.
Valencia coach Albert Celades cannot explain their injury crisis, but assures they will “use all the weapons at our disposal to defuse the goal bomb that is Atalanta.”
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi is looking forward to “the most important game in the history of this club,” the Champions League Round of 16 with Valencia.
Josip Ilicic knows Atalanta are dangerous in attack, but warned them to “avoid leaving spaces” to Valencia in the Champions League Round of 16.
Gian Piero Gasperini urged Atalanta to “respect” Valencia, even without key players, but hints at a possible change of formation for the Champions League knockout round.
Carlos Soler warns Valencia “need to be wary” of Champions League opponents Atalanta. “Papu Gomez is their best player, not just for his dance.”
Valencia have an injury crisis ahead of tomorrow’s Champions League clash with Atalanta, missing Alessandro Florenzi, Gabriel Paulista, Ezequiel Garay and more.
Valencia midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia encourages players “to walk away” if they are victims of racism and revealed things are better in Spain.
Geoffrey Kondogbia returns to Milan with Valencia and has opened up on his stay at Inter ahead of the meeting with Atalanta at San Siro.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Juventus-Brescia, Sampdoria-Fiorentina, Cagliari-Napoli and Lazio-Inter.
Watch the highlights from Saturday evening’s showdown for fourth place, as Atalanta came back from a goal down to beat Roma 2-1.
Pau Lopez insists Roma were “almost perfect” in the first half, only to capitulate 2-1 to Atalanta. “It was a different team to the one that lost to Sassuolo and Bologna.”
Paulo Fonseca maintains Roma limited Atalanta as much as possible in their 2-1 defeat, but haven’t lost hope of fourth place. “It’s difficult, but possible.”
Gian Piero Gasperini explained his tactical adjustments to turn Roma around, but Mario Pasalic scoring 19 seconds after his substitution is “something you cannot plan!”
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez tried to identify what keeps Atalanta completing comebacks and surpassing expectations. “We always want to do more.”
Atalanta completed yet another comeback from an Edin Dzeko goal to beat Roma 2-1 with Jose Luis Palomino and Mario Pasalic, going six points clear in fourth place.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, as Gigi Di Biagio debuts for SPAL against Lecce, Bologna host Genoa and there’s the showdown for fourth place Atalanta v Roma.