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Tuesday July 14 2020
Report: Head injury after Muriel fall

There are reports Atalanta striker Luis Muriel fell on the edge of a swimming pool and is in hospital suffering from head trauma.

The forward was expected to take part in tonight’s Serie A match against Brescia, which kicks off at 20.45 UK time (19.45 GMT).

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According to Bergamo e Sport, backed by Calciomercato.com and others, Muriel had an accidental fall.

It left him with a cut as well as head trauma.

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NEWS
Monday July 13 2020
Gasp: 'Thought Juve was won'

Gian Piero Gasperini admits he thought Atalanta’s match against Juventus was ‘already won’ as they gear up for a derby with Brescia tomorrow.

The two sides are based in Lombardy but have contrasting fortunes, with Atalanta closing in on a Champions League place and Brescia nine points adrift of Serie A safety.

“It’s a derby and that can’t go amiss,” Gasperini said at a press conference.

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NEWS
Monday July 13 2020
'FIGC right to investigate Atalanta'

Minister Vincenzo Spadafora has commended the FIGC for investigating Atalanta’s team manager after he discriminated against a Napoli fan.

Last week was not a good week for Italian sport in its fight against discrimination, starting with Paralympic athlete Beatrice Ion.

Ion, who plays for Italy’s wheelchair basketball team and is of Romanian extract, was racially abused by a passer-by, while her father was assaulted for trying to defend her.

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NEWS
Monday July 13 2020
Gomez Serie A's best for June

Atalanta forward Alejandro Gomez has been named Serie A’s Player of the Month for June.

Despite not scoring, Gomez managed four assists in Atalanta’s wins against Sassuolo, Lazio and Udinese last month to help his side leapfrog Inter into third place.

“Atalanta are one of the most beautiful tales in our league and no-one represents the values ​​of this team better than captain Gomez for his quality and quantity, team spirit and self-sacrifice for his teammates,” said Serie A CEO Luigi De Siervo.

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Monday July 13 2020
Serie A: 'We want fans back'

Lega Serie A says it is ‘hopeful’ stadiums will be partially reopened to fans before the end of the season.

All 20 Serie A clubs held an assembly meeting today and the first topic of discussion was Sky’s refusal to pay its last instalment of TV rights money for 2019-20, in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sunday July 12 2020
Worst Juve to win the Scudetto

After Juventus needed two penalties just to draw last night, Livio Caferoglu explains how Atalanta mercilessly exposed the cracks in Maurizio Sarri’s side...

Thank goodness we have Atalanta. After another season where Juventus have been allowed to sleepwalk to the Scudetto, the Dea put their traditional rivals to shame last night, holding them to a 2-2 draw in Turin. Two penalties stopped Atalanta from taking all three points and, staying true to form for the Calcio community, the debate quickly escalated into whether they should’ve been given at all, but there were far more pressing matters for the Bianconeri to consider.

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NEWS
Sunday July 12 2020
Video: Atalanta dominate Juventus

Atalanta were held 2-2 by Juventus last night, but a video shows the extent of La Dea’s dominance leading up to the opening goal, keeping the ball for eight minutes.

Gian Piero Gasperini’s team had 70 per cent possession in Turin during the opening 15 minutes of the match.

For the length of eight minutes and 11 seconds leading up to Duvan Zapata’s goal, it was closer to 100 per cent.

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NEWS
Sunday July 12 2020
Atalanta investigated for Napoli insult

The FIGC has begun proceedings against Atalanta after their team manager made a discriminatory remark towards a Napoli fan yesterday.

Mirco Moioli called a Napoli supporter ‘terrone’, which is a derogatory term for a person of southern Italian origin.

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Sunday July 12 2020
Highlights: Juventus 2-2 Atalanta

Juventus and Atalanta certainly did not disappoint with a four-goal thriller in Turin, as a pair of Cristiano Ronaldo penalties replied to Duvan Zapata and Ruslan Malinovskyi.

La Dea were coming off nine consecutive Serie A victories and it showed, as they dominated the first half and went in front when Duvan Zapata combined with Papu Gomez to carve the defence apart.

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Saturday July 11 2020
Sarri: 'How Juve changed the game'

Maurizio Sarri reveals how Juventus ‘changed the game’ with a different second half attitude against Atalanta, ‘one of the form teams in Europe now.’

The Bianconeri were out-played for the entire first half and went behind twice in Turin, but clawed their way back to a 2-2 draw thanks to two Cristiano Ronaldo penalties.

The result allows them to go nine points clear at the top of the table, as Lazio lost 2-1 to Sassuolo earlier today.

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