ATALANTA NEWS

Inter captain Javier Zanetti is fuming at the penalty decision awarded against his side in the 4-3 loss to Atalanta.
Inter President Massimo Moratti launched incredible accusations after a 4-3 defeat to Atalanta. “I no longer believe in the good faith of the referees.”
Stefano Colantuono dedicated Atalanta’s 4-3 victory over Inter to Ivan Ruggeri, praising their belief after fighting back from 3-1 down.
Inter Coach Andrea Stramaccioni blamed the referee for their defeat to Atalanta. “It wasn’t a doubtful penalty. It was non-existent. He took responsibility and it wasn’t an error.”
German Denis completed an incredible comeback from 3-1 down to beat Inter 4-3 with his hat-trick despite Tommaso Rocchi’s first goal in 14 months, while Antonio Cassano went off injured.
Inter are decimated and forced to completely revamp for tonight’s Lombardy Derby against Atalanta.
Ezequiel Schelotto is going to be very emotional this evening, as the Inter winger faces his old club Atalanta after the death of ex-President Ivan Ruggeri.
Inter have named their squad to face Atalanta tomorrow evening, as Yuto Nagatomo returns, but two youth team strikers are called up.
Coach Stefano Colantuono says Atalanta “will be playing for Ivan Ruggeri” against Inter after the former President died this morning.
Andrea Stramaccioni admits Inter will have to do without Rodrigo Palacio “for a long time,” but rules out self-pity ahead of the match with Atalanta.
Atalanta are in mourning after their former President Ivan Ruggeri died this morning, though he had been in a coma since 2008.
Inter regret sending Marko Livaja on loan to Atalanta in January, as they are without strikers for tomorrow’s game, but he insists “I’d like to stay in Bergamo.”
Inter are testing out Tommaso Rocchi with Antonio Cassano, as Rodrigo Palacio’s injury forces a complete reshuffle against Atalanta.
Ezequiel Schelotto says he wants to stay at Inter for as long as possible after completing his dream move from Atalanta.
Inter midfielder Ezequiel Schelotto has admitted that he desperately wants to play this weekend against his old club Atalanta.
Luca Cigarini says he would be happy to remain at Atalanta if the club opted to keep him on a permanent basis.
Stefano Colantuono and Delio Rossi admit it was a game of two halves in Bergamo.
Roma were pummelled in Palermo and Fiorentina fell in Cagliari, while Lazio completed a great comeback, the Genoa-Siena relegation dogfight was all square and Amauri scored a peach of a goal.
Marko Livaja has been dropped for today’s Atalanta-Sampdoria due to disciplinary reasons. “He has to learn how to respect the rules.”
Sampdoria striker Maxi Lopez has admitted that playing Atalanta holds bad memories for him, as the two prepare to face each other this weekend.