ATALANTA NEWS

Atalanta director general Pierpaolo Marino has underlined the club’s desire to hold on to Giacomo Bonaventura.
Stefano Colantuono apologised for his red card and Bruno Nobili insisted Pescara are still alive and kicking.
Cristian Bucchi’s Pescara debut started so well, but Atalanta fought back to win this relegation tussle 2-1 with a German Denis brace.
Cristian Bucchi makes his debut on the Pescara bench in a decisive relegation clash away to Atalanta, kicking off at 11.30am GMT.
Stefano Colantuono warns “it won’t be easy” as Atalanta welcome bottom of the table Pescara on Coach Cristian Bucchi’s debut at 11.30am GMT.
New Pescara Coach Cristian Bucchi is prepared for his debut in a relegation dogfight with Atalanta. “We’re going there to win, not to draw or defend ourselves.”
Atalanta’s Giacomo Bonaventura is keeping his feet on the ground amidst talk of a future with Juventus and the Italian national side.
The agent of Giacomo Bonaventura has confirmed that he is a wanted man after his efforts for Atalanta this season.
Beppe Iachini felt the early goal made the difference, while Stefano Colantuono is confident of safety.
Fiorentina scraped victory over Chievo, Antonio Di Natale ended his goal drought, while Bologna scored three cracking goals.
Siena have a relegation dogfight with Atalanta this afternoon and Coach Beppe Iachini insists they “mustn’t feel the pressure.”
Stefano Colantuono admits tomorrow’s trip to Siena is “one of the most important games of the season” for Atalanta.
Atalanta defender Matteo Contini has admitted that the 3-2 defeat to Roma last weekend is still hurting.
Stefano Colantuono feels Atalanta gifted goals, while Aurelio Andreazzoli enjoys the Roma enthusiasm.
Aurelio Andreazzoli celebrated Roma’s second straight win and admits he is “absolutely ready to be the Coach next season.”
Roma snatched a 3-2 victory in a Bergamo blizzard, Cagliari beat nine-man Torino 4-3 and Catania stunned Parma.
Roma have to reshuffle without Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi as they visit Atalanta, so they adopt a 3-4-2-1 system.
Parma-Catania will go ahead after crews worked through the night to clear the snow, but there are doubts over Atalanta-Roma.
Stefano Colantuono warned Atalanta not to repeat the same mistakes against Roma this afternoon, but admits Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi’s bans “are an advantage.”
Roma Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli prepares for Atalanta without Francesco Totti and feels the victory over Juventus “helped us to work better.”