Hamilton chased Charles Leclerc lap after lap at the Italian Grand Prix, but was unable to make it through on several attacks as the Ferrari was just too quick in a straight line.
After Hamilton went off-track late in the race, Bottas took up the mantle, but made an error at the same spot at the first occasion he got onto Leclerc's gearbox.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff pointed out the difference between his drivers post-race, and it has seemingly been brought up as a key area Bottas must improve on.
Bottas said: "There are some occasions Lewis has done a better job on following another car and getting close quicker, and being able to attack, and looking at all the things I can learn from that, looking at videos from the past, different race situations.
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