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.
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.
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.
Sassuolo Coach Roberto De Zerbi “put more faith in some players than they really deserved” and intends to give Atalanta a real game tomorrow.
Gennaro Gattuso insists he was “never told Milan were obliged to qualify for the Champions League, I was just asked to try and that’s what we’re doing.”
Gian Piero Gasperini feels Atalanta deserve the Champions League for their consistent, attacking approach. “The tension is building, but it’s positive tension.”
Sassuolo owner Giorgio Squinzi warns he is “not entirely convinced by Roberto De Zerbi, Khouma Babacar” or their defenders this season.
Sassuolo have officially extended their contracts with Alessandro Matri and Gianluca Pegolo to June 2020.
Juventus have reportedly exercised an option to sign Sassuolo and Turkey defender Merih Demiral.