ATALANTA NEWS

As Week 28 demonstrated the more things stay the same, the more they change, Dave Taylor names his best XI performers.
Sampdoria goalkeeper Angelo Da Costa says his team cannot afford to let their guard down following their 3-0 loss to Atalanta.
Stefano Colantuono saw a relaxed Atalanta, but Sinisa Mihajlovic was furious with Sampdoria.
Sinisa Mihajlovic was furious with Sampdoria after their 3-0 defeat to Atalanta. “I’m fed up, from now on only men play.”
Atalanta thrashed Sampdoria 3-0 with German Denis, Carlos Carmona and Giacomo Bonaventura goals.
Atalanta and Sampdoria go head-to-head for position in the 11.30 GMT kick-off.
Sinisa Mihajlovic quoted Dante to prepare Sampdoria for their game with Atalanta. “We were in Hell, but can go to Paradise.”
From a weekend that saw Juventus seemingly seal the Scudetto, Dave Taylor picks his best XI performers.
Edy Reja urged fans to stop abandoning Lazio, while Stefano Colantuono saw a deserved Atalanta victory.
Edy Reja warns it’s “difficult for Lazio to play in these conditions” after a defeat to Atalanta amid a fan protest.
Inter sank Torino and Parma pushed Verona aside for sixth, while Atalanta punished 10-man Lazio and Sampdoria won a six-goal thriller with Livorno.
Lazio fans will abandon the stadium today in protest, but Claudio Lotito insists “I won’t sell dreams. I have to tell the truth.”
Cristian Ledesma is out of action for Lazio’s mid-table tussle with Atalanta on Sunday.
Edy Reja said it “hurts my heart” to see the fan protest that empties the Olimpico for Lazio’s game with Atalanta.
Cesare Prandelli has called 31 players for a pre-World Cup training camp, almost all of them debutants, including Simone Scuffet.
Chievo defender Michele Canini says his side must show the same fight and spirit they showed against Atalanta in their remaining League games.
Atalanta midfielder Carlos Carmona says his team’s weekend win over Chievo was a vital three points.
Atalanta director Pierpaolo Marino was impressed with Chievo, but Eugenio Corini felt penalised.
Sampdoria earned a shock victory away to Torino, Parma sank 10-man Sassuolo, Atalanta and Genoa won, but Bologna held Hellas Verona.
Atalanta have introduced a code of ethics, including a ban on using slot machines and consorting with people who place bets.