Sunday February 12 2012
Cosmi admires Atalanta 'masterpiece'

Lecce boss Serse Cosmi is hugely impressed with today’s opponents Atalanta. “Stefano Colantuono is creating a masterpiece.”

The two clubs go head-to-head in a relegation dogfight this afternoon, although the Orobici would be in better shape without their six-point penalty.

“Atalanta didn’t start the campaign in the best psychological conditions, as they were coming off that betting scandal and began from -6,” said Cosmi.

“This is why Colantuono is creating a masterpiece with his efforts in Bergamo.

“As for my team, we have started defending better recently, even if I’d have preferred to count on the same players as be forced into changes.”

Nenad Tomovic, Carlos Grossmuller, Massimiliano Benassi, Edward Ofere and the suspended Moris Carrozzieri are out of action.

Valeri Bojinov could be thrown into the starting XI after his January transfer from Sporting Lisbon.

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