Speaking to the press after Lazio’s 3-3 comeback draw with Atalanta, Biancocelesti head coach Simone Inzaghi commented on several topics:
‘The match was clear, in the first half Atalanta dominated, with a nice showcase of Strakosha. In the second half it was Lazio that dominated, there were three goals and other opportunities for us. We dominated long and hard. As for Gasperini’s statements, a colleague who I respect a lot, I listen to them but I don’t share them. The penalties are clear. We have lost a Champions League place for seen and reviewed decisions. We must accept certain things. Just as we agreed to have lost the match for the Champions League with them, and then we won in the Coppa Italia. As Atalanta had been superior in the championship, we were better in the Coppa Italia, we felt more like it. I’m sorry he said something against Immobile, there are touches. There is little to say.
‘I was confident, we had prepared the game as it should have been done. Sometimes the games are unpredictable. I’m sorry because usually the approach is rarely wrong. If you leave the pitch at Atalanta, it creates problems for you. I was disappointed by the attitude shown by the team, because that’s how games are won and lost.
‘At half-time I told them that we should have been more aggressive without leaving them the key to the game. I would have changed them all, but then I decided to remove Parolo and Marusic to give an aggressive impression. Well done to the guys for the big reaction.’
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