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The Spaniard is delighted at how his side has reaped the rewards from staying patient in its approach after a convincing win over Serie A's most in-form outfit on Saturday

Roma coach Luis Enrique has claimed that his team has finally started to play the type of soccer he wants to see, after managing his side to a 3-1 victory over Serie A rivals Atalanta on Saturday.

The capital club has begun to enjoy success under the former Barcelona B tactician despite a difficult start to his reign. The emphatic win over the unbeaten new boys made it two successive wins and maintained Roma's unbeaten run of four matches and Luis Enrique has praised Roma's continued development.

"This is the football that we want to play; keeping the ball with the intention of trying to score goals," he told Sky Sport Italia after the match.

"We have to be patient if we want to succeed, and it cannot be done quickly," the 41-year-old continued. "Now I'm happy to cheer my team on at the Olimpico. Does the team have more confidence now? I think so. We played against the most in-form team in the league, so I [must] congratulate the boys."

Roma temporarily moves up to third in Serie A, but awaits the results of the league's other sides, starting with Napoli's visit to Inter on Saturday evening.

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