Place: Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia. Bergamo.
Date: on the 03rd of December, 2018 (Monday)
Match start: 20:30 (GMT+1)
Tournament: Serie A
After not the best start of the season, Gasperini’s football players have improved the standings and that is more important, the gaming manner. The Goddess has won 4 matches in a row and then it conceded to Empoli (2:3).
The truth is that Atalanta seldom plays in a draw and this factor plays into its hands. The number of victorious results includes the home match with Inter (4:1) which became a sensational one and in fact returned the club from Bergamo into the number of authoritative clubs in the Italian football.
Atalanta in the match against Napoli can’t wait for the help of one of the top scorers Josip Iličić as the Serbian has been disqualified. Rafael Tolói and Musa Barrow’s participation is also under a question.
The team of Carlo Ancelotti’s team has won over Crvena zvezda (3:1) in the Champions League. Marek Hamšíkmade assist and scored the goal, Dries Mertens was the author of a double.
Lorenzo Insigne who was even replaced wasn’t very active on Wednesday. But the Neapolitan is the leader of the goal-scorers race of the team and he regularly helps his partners in Serie A (3 assists).
The full backs Nikola Maksimović, Raúl Albiol and Vlad Chiricheș are injured. Simone Verdi has missed the most part of the previous matches and the summer fresher of the team Amin Younes hasn’t played yet any match.
Head-to- heads Atalanta vs Napoli
Napoli has gained two victories in games of the championship last year (3:1 at home and 1:0 away match). But within the Cup the club from Begramo has lost the home match (1:2).
Bookmaker coefficients on the match Atalanta vs Napoli
Atalanta to win – odds 3.43;
Draw – odds 3.66;
Napoli to win – odds 2.15.
Despite fatigue after Eurocup week Napoli has more chances to win this game, than the hosts of Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia.
The victories over Inter and Parma became the episodes, as before them Gasperini’s football players couldn’t demonstrate good game in three home matches in a row.
Without Josip Iličić Atalanta will lose the lion’s share of the attacking power.