Atalanta – Group News
Amid rumors that Gian Piero Gasperini, who constructed this ambitious Atalanta side, is set to join Roma subsequent season, the 61-years-old Italian nevertheless has operate to do with the Bergamo outfit and he have to resurrect his group immediately after the midweek misery.
Atalanta missed a fine chance to win their initially trophy for extra than 55 years and the Coppa Italia final defeat to Lazio also ended their winning streak. The Orobici traveled to Rome inspired by 5 wins in a row and also unbeaten in 13, winning 9 in the approach.
On the other hand, Gian Piero Gasperini’s males are unbeaten in the Serie A due to the fact their earlier stop by to Turin – a two- loss to Torino on February 24, with their impressive run of type firing them into the Champions League contention. They are fourth immediately after 36 rounds, but can be leapfrogged by each Milan and Roma by the time their game begins.
Atalanta holds an benefit when it comes to head-to-head games against Roma due to a superior target distinction, but Milan are ahead of Atalanta on head-to-head points, so the Nerazzurri have to attempt to attain yet another good outcome against Juventus due to the fact Milan’s final two games are against beatable opponents.
With two crucial defenders sidelined – Rafael Toloi is injured, whilst Jose Luis Palomino is suspended, the exhaustion of a lengthy season and playing in the Coppa Italia Final on Wednesday could ultimately take its toll.
Gianluca Mancini should really return to the squad as he missed the final two games, and Hans Hateboer can when once more be rerouted to centre-back if Gasperini decides to bench Berat Djimsiti.
Duvan Zapata notched 4 objectives of the total of 5 Atalanta scored in Juve’s net earlier in the season and the fruitful Colombian striker will be keen to improve his tally. He has currently scored 22 objectives and 7 assists in 35 Serie A appearances this season and only veteran Fabio Quagliarella has extra to his name – 26.
Doable Beginning Lineups of Juventus and Atalanta
Juventus: Wojciech Szczesny – Leonardo Spinazzola, Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Barzagli, Mattia De Sciglio – Blaise Matuidi, Miralem Pjanic, Emre Can – Cristiano Ronaldo, Moise Kean, Paulo Dybala. (four-three-three)
Atalanta: Pierluigi Gollini – Andrea Masiello, Gianluca Mancini, Hans Hateboer – Robin Gosens, Remo Freuler, Marten de Roon, Timothy Castagne – Josip Ilicic, Papu Gomez – Duvan Zapata. (three-four-two-1)
Atalanta will face one particular final hurdle which value can add some stress to the group, in particular immediately after the midweek setback. While they failed to score against Lazio, Atalanta have verified to be a capable side and they have scored two or extra objectives in their final five Serie A outings.
Juventus, on the other hand, are free of charge of any stress and with an ambitious Cristiano Ronaldo on the field, we can generally witness some objectives.
3 of their final 4 Serie A encounters have ended two-two and we count on yet another higher-scoring affair among Juventus and Atalanta on Sunday.