Conor Clancy Date: 21st June 2020 at 9:55pm
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Marten de Roon has dedicated Atalanta’s impressive 4-1 defeat of Sassuolo to the people of

The Northern Italian city was the country’s worst hit by COVID-19 and La Dea got back to action on Sunday by playing their first home game in 127 days.

Just though they hadn’t taken a break, Atalanta were their usual selves and put the Neroverdi to the sword.

“There’s a lot going on in the world and Bergamo has been hit hard,” De Roon posted on Instagram.

“This win was for the city, for the people and for the .

“The worst days are hopefully behind us, and change is coming.”

In typical De Roon fashion, the Dutchman signed off his post with a light-hearted message.

“For those who long for the old days, don’t worry,” he reassuringly added, “some things stay the same.

“Duvan [Zapata] still scores goals and the photographer still didn’t get my face.”