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The Rossoneri will be looking to continue to escalate in the Serie A when they travel to Bergamo to do battle with a struggling Atalanta.
After a bumpy start to the 2012-13 Serie A campaign, Milan have since shown great improvement and will be hoping to avenge their shock defeat to Atalanta at the beginning of the season with a victory at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia in Bergamo on Sunday.
Milan, who beat Bologna 2-1 in their latest league fixture last weekend, currently lie in sixth-position…
The Italian champions will be looking to extend their lead at the league summit when they entertain mid-table Atalanta.
With four wins on the trot Juventus have evidently returned to their top form in recent weeks, and are expected to extend their impressive winning streak against Atalanta at the Juventus Stadium on Sunday.
La Vecchia Signora currently hold a four-point lead over second-placed Inter Milan, and could possibly make this seven points by the end of the round…
Having upset Juventus last weekend, the Nerazzuri will be after another road win against what are expected to be difficult opposition.
Inter Milan will be hoping to remain on the heels of league leaders Juventus by picking up a positive result in what is likely to be a tricky visit to Bergamo.
Andrea Stramaccioni's side have been in sensational form in recent weeks and come into the clash after having downed Partizan Belgrade 3-1 in the Europa League.
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The experienced midfielder understands that the Nerazzurri find themselves in the midst of a crisis, but stresses the importance of returning to winning ways against Atalanta.
Inter Milan's Serbian midfielder Dejan Stankovic affirmed that the Italian giants have to put Tuesday's Champions League elimination to Marseille behind them so that they can concentrate on ending the season on a high note.
The Nerazzurri have experienced a highly frustrating 2011-12 season, where not only were they eliminated from the Champions League and the Coppa Italia earlier than had been expected but are also out of the race for the Scudetto.
"It is a tough time but we have to start again. Let's finish the season off with our heads high, proud of what we have achieved and of the season itself," Stankovic said to Inter Milan's official website.
Juventus move four points clear at the top of the Serie A standings after claiming a comfortable 2-0 victory over Atalanta in Bergamo on Saturday.
La Vecchia Signora clinched the unofficial title of Serie A winter champions after claiming a straightforward 2-0 victory over Atalanta at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia in Bergamo on Saturday.
Juventus pushed to the attack immediately from the kick-off, and almost went ahead inside the opening three minutes when Simone Pepe caught out Alessandro Matri with a precise low cross, but somehow the striker fired the ball over the bar.
Matri almost made amends for his earlier miss, when he struck the left post from inside of the area, as the visitors continued to pile heavy pressure on a vulnerable Atalanta.
Juventus will be looking to extend their 18-game unbeaten run when they visit Atalanta in what is expected to be a hotly contested encounter.
Serie A leaders Juventus are hoping to extend their impressive 18-game unbeaten run when they travel to Bergamo to take on Atalanta at the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia stadium on Saturday.
Despite being held to a frustrating home draw by Cagliari last week, the Bianconeri still overtook Milan at the top of the league standings, after the Italian champions were edged out by city rivals Inter Milan at the San Siro on Sunday.
However, if Juventus intend to maintain league leadership they will have to be on top of their game against a difficult Atalanta side whose only home defeat of the season came against Milan a little less than a fortnight ago.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his twelfth goal of the season to ensure AC Milan remain top of Serie A after win over Atalanta.
AC Milan remain top of the Serie A after obtaining a 2-0 victory over Atalanta in a hotly contested clash at the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia stadium in Bergamo on Sunday.
The Italian champions inflicted a first home defeat of the season upon Atalanta courtesy of goals in either half from Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Kevin-Prince Boateng.
The match itself started at an electric pace as both sides pushed forward in search of an early goal. Atalanta midfielder Simone Padoin was presented with two decent goalscoring opportunities, but he fired the ball over the crossbar on both occasions.
AC Milan will hope to continue with their winning ways when they take on Atalanta in what is expected to be a tricky trip to Bergamo on Sunday.
Italian champions AC Milan will be looking to maintain their lead in the Serie A when they lock horns with Atalanta in a potentially difficult trip to Bergamo on Sunday. It will be Milan's final fixture before the highly anticipated city derby with Inter next week.
Milan will have to be on top of their game in order to return home with the three points, because Atalanta are unbeaten in their last six games, having come from a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Cesena in their last Serie A fixture in late December.
Incidentally, Atalanta have remained unbeaten in the Atleti Azzurri d'Italia stadium this season and for many have been labelled the revelation of the season. Had Atalanta not received a six-point penalty at the beginning of the season, they would currently find themselves with 26 points, only eight points behind Milan, with 34.