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Atalanta’s coach promises to give City a fight

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Atalanta will play against Lazio before playing against Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League and manager Gian Piero Gasperini sent a message to fans.

Atalanta is currently in the third position of the Italian Lega Serie A.

The team has won five matches, drawing once, and losing another.

And now they are set to play against Lazio in the local tournament and then against Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League.

“We’ve got a series of tough games ahead of us,” coach Gian Piero Gasperini told Calcio Mercato.

“We will play City twice, then in the league, we’ll play against teams like Lazio, Samp, Napoli… it will be a difficult cycle but it’s with strong teams like them that we’ll have to get results.”

Gasperini explained: “We’re not dreaming, it’s all true.”

“We’ve been having great results for years, all this enthusiasm that surrounds us and improves us… for us it’s the best thing.”

“Then we have strong guys: kids, the team of the heart does not change eh,” he said.

“What worries me most in the Champions League is Tuesday’s game, City may well win the Champions League this year but playing against the strongest side is nice, we have nothing to lose.”