Atalanta, Koopmeiners categorical after Sassuolo

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Koopmeiners is adamant

In the 21st day of Serie A, Atalanta suffered a setback after the last positive outings: the Nerazzurri were defeated at the Mapei Stadium by Sassuolo ,with a decisive goal by Laurientè. The midfielder of the Bergamasque team Teun Koopmeiners spoke to the club’s official channels, saying his thoughts on the match and the reaction Gasperini’s men should have.

“Maehle’s expulsion affected us negatively: we found ourselves in numerical inferiority, we managed to limit our opponents until the 55th when we conceded the match-winning goal. On that occasion we were not able to contain them and we were unable to equalize also accomplice to the reduced lucidity due to the greater effort made with the man down. This defeat leaves a bitter taste in the mouth, as we had started well and had all the cards to be able to bring home the three points,” the Dutchman began regarding the result of the match against the neroverdi.

“We have to react right away. After such a defeat it will not be easy, but it will be crucial to work our best during the week to arrive in the best possible condition for the next match. Against Lazio it will be a big match. They are also fighting for the Champions League, so we should be ready for a very challenging match,” continued the former AZ Alkmaar man in reference to the nerazzurri’s next engagement, against Maurizio Sarri’s Lazio.

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