TEAM NEWS: Giampaolo Pazzini benched as Mauro Zarate & Diego Milito start for Inter against Atalanta

The Italy international drops to the bench as the Argentine strikeforce get the nod in Bergamo
Diego Milito and Mauro Zarate start for Inter against Atalanta in Wednesday's Serie A clash as Giampaolo Pazzini is rested.

Claudio Ranieri has decided not to start the Italy international with the big weekend match against Juventus at San Siro on Saturday night in mind.

Thiago Motta, who scored the winner against Chievo on Sunday, is also on the bench.

Andrea Ranocchia, Walter Samuel and Diego Forlan are all out injured.

Here are the confirmed line ups:

Atalanta: Consigli; Masiello, Capelli, Lucchini, Peluso; Schelotto, Cigarini, Padoin, Bonaventura; Moralez; Denis.

Subs: Frezzolini, Bellini, Carmona, Gabbiadini, Minotti, Marilungo, Tiribocchi.

Inter: Julio Cesar; Maicon, Lucio, Chivu, Nagatomo; Zanetti, Cambiasso, Stankovic; Sneijder; Milito, Zarate.

Subs: Castellazzi, Cordoba, Jonathan, Thiago Motta, Obi, Castaignos, Pazzini.