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Atlanta at crisis as Gomez refused the orders

Wed 02 December 2020 | 12:14

Gasperini substituted his captain in half time after he refused his orders, the Argentine didn’t leave the dressing room for the second half as Atalanta continued their poor performance with their third Champions League draw.

La Gazzetta Dello Sport has revealed that

Papu

Gomez

refused his manager’s orders during the first half against

Midtjylland

. Just before the half time as

Atalanta

were 1-0 down,

Gasperini

asked his captain to play on the right, which he refused with a sharp ‘no’, that could be easily heard in the empty stadium, which ended as he was replaced with

Josip Ilicic

at half-time.

The manager admitted his side ‘lack energy and clarity in attack’ and some of his men are ‘out of condition’.

Cristian Romero’s

79

th

-minute goal saved La Dea from an away loss, as Gaspirini said

“A bit of nervousness has set in

” his team.

The 2-0 win at Anfield is their only win in six competitive games, and they are currently in 8

th

place in Serie A after 9 games.


source: SportMob