On the other hand, however, the Italian Fiorentina coach says: “I haven’t seen him again after, they tell me he could have been there, but I repeat, I haven’t seen anything. I’m sincere”
Mandragora’s cross, Toloi tries the header, the ball touches the hand and the game initially continues. Then the stop, the minutes that pass waiting for the verdict, Guida who finally goes to the monitor after Fabbri’s call and decides. Penalty for Fiorentina. Decision strongly contested by Atalanta on the pitch. After the match Gasperini explains in the press room. “Five minutes is a long time, evidently they weren’t sure, even in the first half there were two minutes of stop to check something, in the end if you search and search you will find something. I repeat, five minutes is a really long time to make a decision like this.” Ederson also intervened on the penalty: “For me there was no penalty – the Brazilian told Sky -. Toloi touched the ball with his head first.”
Italian on the pitch he preferred to stay away from the monitor as well. “I’m warned and I don’t want to miss a single game, so it’s better to avoid even getting close to the monitor. I haven’t seen it again afterwards, they tell me it could have been there, but I repeat I haven’t seen anything. I’m sincere.”
On the match, Gasperini comments: “If we had won, our chances would have increased, but we played a good match against an excellent team. We were coming from two victories, the defeat against Bologna was heavy. This performance gives us morale. We’ve been in the Europe area for 30 days, let’s try to stay there for the next 8 as well”. The Atalanta coach added that “I always compliment the Italian, even when he was in La Spezia. The untapped opportunity in the finale? Football is sometimes made up of centimeters. Muriel didn’t get there for a while: probably at that point we would have won the game ”.
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