?Luciano Spalletti was refreshingly blunt in his post-match comments following his team’s 4-1 defeat to Atalanta at the
The Nerazzurri entered the game on a seven game winning run in the league and fresh off a 1-1 draw with Barcelona in the Champions League, but were blown away in the second half of a thrilling game in Bergamo.
Spalletti, quoted by ?Football Italia, told DAZN following the game: “
“That means we give our opponents extra space and our lapses in focus. We take it too easily and when we’re up against a side that is this determined and well-organised, it all becomes more difficult.”
With a quality squad, Spalletti starts with Vecino, Perisic and Asamoah who have had a dip in form. With all the talk about keeping motivation from Barca game, Spalletti failed us even before kickoff ?
— Martin Milton Nielsen (@MiltonInter3) November 11, 2018
Despite being pummelled in the first half, a ?Mauro Icardi penalty early in the second period levelled the match and gave Inter a lifeline – but only for 15 minutes, before Gianluca Mancini put Atalanta back ahead.
Inter entered the game with the league’s tightest defence, but fell apart under pressure on Sunday. Spalletti added: “T
“Atalanta maintained a consistent approach from the start, but we pushed up through the middle and for a while either side could’ve won. Then we had another dip in concentration and Atalanta took advantage on set plays.”