Simone Inzaghi, Source- Zimbio
Simone Inzaghi, Source- Zimbio

Just under an hour of speaking, here is the press conference of Mr. Simone Inzaghi on the eve of Lazio vs Atalanta:

“Tomorrow is a very important match, we have to give continuity to the latest performances. Atalanta is an organized team.”

“We look only at ourselves, tomorrow’s race will be complicated and will have to be tackled with the right spirit.”

“Tomorrow we will have heavy absences: Ciro Immobile, Marco Parolo and Stefan Radu are important players who have done well but our strength is the group, not the individualities.”

“Alessandro Murgia is a growing boy, he has important players ahead but I’m satisfied with his job, he’s always available to the staff and his teammates: when he played, he always answered this and I’m sure he will do it again tomorrow.”

“We will have to be careful both in the offensive and in the defensive phase but we have prepared ourselves to the best to play a balanced race.”

“Atalanta has excellent players, it is a team you need to face in the best way as they can put any opponent in difficulty: Gasperini is an excellent coach, he manages to make the most of his players.”

“Felipe Caicedo will play, he does not have to show me anything, he has already done it in recent months: he trains well, he is an excellent player, when he replaced Ciro Immobile he did it best. Felipe Anderson is fine, he is always positive: I have different solutions”.

 

Gasperini also took to the microphones to talk about a strong Lazio side this season:

“The first leg match was one of the most beautiful in our league – the results will count more now however, compared to the first leg.”

“Ciro Immobile absent? Lazio has alternatives, they have Felipe Caicedo. They have a great team, and Inzaghi has a lot of important players. They are strong and want the Champions League, just like us wanting and fighting for the Europa League.”

This is a match that we must immediately face as a final. We have to assess trends in the game and be strong on the episodes.”

They have all been balanced matches with Lazio, many games played and difficult to win. Then this year Lazio has further strengthened, even Milinkovic-Savic has scored a lot of goals.”