Gian Piero Gasperini hails maturity in Cagliari match
Atalanta Hans Hateboer got the decisive header in Cagliari meeting a cross from Timothy Castagne for a slim 1-0 win with head coach Gian Piero Gasperini hailing the maturity of his players.
“It’s very satisfying, because crosses from the wing-back to his opposite number was something we put into practice more last season than this term, with Spinazzola and Conti, but it’s good to have that weapon in our armory,” Gasperini told Sky Sport Italia via FootballItalia.net
“This is a great victory, clearly different to the others and played less well, but it was against a more defensive and physical side who made it very difficult for us to play.
“We have several different ways of playing, so we can defend when we need to and can be exhilarating when we need to. Our performances against all the big clubs were strong and made us realise we belong up there.
“This is the kind of result that pushes you up the table, so it was a show of maturity for a team that deserves to be in the top spots.
“There are many teams crammed together up there, all the way