The build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, including Torino-Juventus, Napoli-SPAL, Atalanta-Fiorentina and Sampdoria-Milan.
Papu Gomez praised Atalanta’s strength in depth after a 1-1 draw with Fiorentina and believes they can eliminate Borussia Dortmund from Europe.
Andrea Petagna earned Atalanta a point against Fiorentina with his first Serie A goal since September, but Nikola Milenkovic saw red.
Paulo Dybala is back in the Juventus squad to face Torino in the Derby della Mole, but Mario Mandzukic is out with flu.
Stefano Pioli believes Fiorentina have a point to prove and pride to play for against Atalanta. “We won’t finish in the bottom half of the table.”
Max Allegri transforms Juventus against Torino, losing Mario Mandzukic and probably Federico Bernardeschi, but warns against a “Champions League obsession.”
Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini reveals his approach to management. “The definition of success is getting the best out of a player.”
Andrea Masiello is confident Atalanta will get past Borussia Dortmund after their 3-2 Europa League defeat. “The second leg will be different.”
Atalanta’s Josip Ilicic believes his side can overturn their Europa League deficit against Borussia Dortmund but warns they must stop making mistakes.
Gian Piero Gasperini and Atalanta have “regrets” after fumbling a 2-1 lead to lose 3-2 with Borussia Dortmund in stoppages.
Atalanta came back from a goal down to lead with a Josip Ilicic brace before Michy Batshuayi’s double gave Borussia Dortmund the 3-2 win.
Join us for the Europa League action as it happens from Ludogorets-Milan, Borussia Dortmund-Atalanta, RB Leipzig-Napoli and Steaua Bucharest-Lazio.
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi was moved to tears as 5,000 fans travelled to Germany for the Europa League clash with Borussia Dortmund.
Atalanta aim to continue their giant-killing Europa League spree as Papu Gomez leads the way on his birthday against Borussia Dortmund.
Juventus could have Blaise Matuidi available for the second leg with Tottenham Hotspur, as it’s reported he’ll return to training on Monday.
Daniele Orsato has been named as the referee for Sunday’s Derby della Mole between Torino and Juventus.
Four Italian sides are in the Europa League round of 32, two of them are up against Bundesliga outfits.
Gian Piero Gasperini is relishing Atalanta’s underdog status against Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League. “There’s no glory without risk.”
Atalanta midfielder Remo Freuler admits he’s torn in the Europa League, being a Borussia Dortmund fan. “We’re here to put in a performance.”
Bryan Cristante says Atalanta have respect for Borussia Dortmund but “never fear”.