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Atalanta coach Gasperini delighted with victory over Sampdoria

Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini was delighted with hard-fought 2-0 win over Sampdoria.

The Oribici eventually won through Rafael Toloi's header and a Luis Muriel drive.

“We can't let that thought into our heads, because Juve have the Scudetto in their hands," Gasperini, when asked about a title challenge, told Sky Sport Italia.

“Even yesterday, despite their 4-2 defeat with Milan, they still showed they are the strongest team. We are trying to challenge only ourselves, to secure a Champions League place, try to beat our points record and then eventually we'll see if we can finish ahead of Lazio or Inter.

“We knew Samp would be difficult this evening, as they are in good shape physically, defend very well and are dangerous on the counter-attack. We did so well, because this is a risky type of match, but we played with intensity and proved we have many different ways of winning games. That is valuable."

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