Tag: Gian Piero Gasperini

The uncharacteristic Atalanta were bleak in the final third, as Internazionale bypassed their press and held their organized block to topple their opponent’s phenomenal winning streak. Gian Piero Gasperini made slight adjustments to improve, but Atalanta were denied the 100-goal milestone and a second place finish, due to a superior defensive game plan from the […]

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Atalanta looked to put more pressure on Juventus in the title race, as a win would have put them just three points behind Sarri’s team while being one match ahead. Nonetheless, Pioli presented a well-prepared side despite some absences and Ibrahimović demonstrated once again that he can be the difference maker. Thus everything became much […]

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Atalanta’s momentum is finally halted; Hellas Verona provided the solution to Serie A’s most troublesome side with a 3-4-2-1 shape to match their visitors. Atalanta were disrupted throughout the game and failed to build attacks consistently. On the other side, Verona made the most of their aerial advantage to spoil a truly renewed title race. […]

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Atalanta overcame an early double blow from the visiting Lazio to grab the victory. Lazio started strong and punished the gaps in Atalanta’s defending to devastating effect but Atalanta, led by captain Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gómez, eventually took control of proceedings and overturned the two-goal deficit. Tactical analysis and match report by Julian Chingoma. Heading into […]

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Tactics Atalanta Bergamo Gasperini

The city of Bergamo is a very very grim place right now. Yet it is here, right at the heart of Italy’s horrendous Covid crisis, that one of this season’s most beautiful stories played out as local small-town football club Atalanta rose to the peak of their powers and looked to join Serie A’s elite. […]

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Tactical analysis Valencia Atalanta Bergamo 3-4 Champions League

A chaotic game saw both Atalanta and Valencia struggle to carry out their game plans, eventually falling victim to individual mistakes that set off a relentless shower of goals. Josip Iličić once more stood out as the leading force, with four goals to his name carrying Atalanta into the quarter-finals. Tactical analysis and match report […]

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Atalanta’s offense troubled Valencia from the start, with attackers popping in and out of spaces to combine and draw the defending players out of position. Ultimately, though, it was the finishing that decided the first leg of this tie, as Valencia could not capitalize on their opponent’s defensive blind spots. Tactical analysis and match report […]

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