After successive back to back third place finishes in Serie A, Gian Piero Gasperini has firmly established Atalanta as one of Europe's most lethal and tactically fluid teams. Despite losing their star player Alejandro 'Papu' Gomez halfway through the season due to disagreements between player and coach, Atalanta look set to finish inside Serie A's top three once again, with the highest tally of goals for the third season running. Here is a tactical analysis of Gian Piero Gasperini's Atalanta in 2020-21.
Be sure to check out the updated 2020-21 Atalanta Tactical Analysis. If you had told Gian Piero Gasperini at the start of his reign in charge of Atalanta that he'd make the Black and Blues into one of the most lethal attacking sides in European football within three years, he probably wouldn't have believed you. … Continue reading Gian Piero Gasperini – Atalanta – Tactical Analysis (2019-20)
In one of the most entertaining encounters of the round, newly promoted side Middlesbrough and three-time 9th place finishers, Stoke City cancelled each other out in a 1-1 draw. Middlesbrough dominated the majority of the match. In fact they were brilliant in the opening 45, playing tiki-taka like football with fullbacks bombing forward and Gaston Ramirez … Continue reading Middlesbrough vs. Stoke City Review