The recent result at Bergamo has become just another part of a long saga of disappointment for the biancoceleste, and perhaps it is necessary for the club to pick themselves up again. However, perhaps a bit of silver lining can be found in Atalanta’s admission that this game was not easy, according to Rafael Toloi. “During the whole match it was hard to face Lazio strikers, it’s not easy to score points against this team so it’s an important victory.” Some solace can be found that the victory was snubbed due to error rather than lack of skill. Lazio has the potential, they were able to worry the Bergamese club, but to no avail, and problems are obviously there in the defense.
Now Atalanta seems invigorated. They have beaten two top six teams, tied two others, and only lost to Napoli by a close score of 2-1. “Could we achieve Champions League? For now, we are focused on the games in front of us, then we’ll see where we can get.” Despite his reluctance, Toloi may see his squad reach that position if this performance continues.