Two sides that were only separated with only one point last season in Serie A lock horns this weekend. Atalanta will be playing host to Inter Milan at the Gewiss Stadium. The match schedules for Sunday with kickoff at 5 pm.
Both sides head into the weekend’s clash after coming from successive defeats in the Champions League midweek. Atalanta fell for a 5-0 whopping by Liverpool while Inter suffered a 3-2 loss to Real Madrid.
Despite their misfortunes midweek in the Champions League, Atalanta has a tempting league record against the big sides. The side has only one of their last seven games against the traditional heavyweights. Their last win was a 4-1 victory against Inter in 2018 after failing to score in four of their last meetings with the pair.
Atalanta has built a reputation for scoring goals out of nowhere. However, their leaky defence is causing troubles for La Dea. The lack of regular goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini has been another ailing factor. Gian Gaperinni’s men have conceded in their last nine Serie A games.
It has been a struggling week for Antonio Conte following their late 2-2 draw to Parma. It followed with conceding three goals in the Champions League. The absence of Romelu Lukaku provided a significant void in their attacking threat. Both managers head into the match with pressure to produce results this Sunday.
Atalanta vs Inter Milan Head to Head
Both sides have 26 games against each other with Atalanta taking home six wins while Inter Milan taking home 11 wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Atalanta 0-5 Liverpool
Crotone 1-2 Atalanta
Atalanta 2-2 Ajax
Atalanta 1-3 Sampdoria
FC Midtyjlland 0-4 Atalanta
Real Madrid 3-2 Inter Milan
Inter 2-2 Parma
Shakhtar Donetsk 0-0 Inter
Genoa 0-2 Inter
Inter 2-2 Borussia Monchengladbach
Atalanta Team News
Han Hateboer and Cristian Romero played through thigh problems in their last defeat to Liverpool. Doubts ahead of the clash include Gosens and Marten De Roon. Fabio Depaoli sets to deputize La Dea.
Inter Milan Team News
Injury woes at the camp currently include midfielders Stefano Sensi and Matia Vecino. Alexis Sanchez is fully recovered from an injury and is available for selection upside with Lautaro Martinez. Nicolo Barella expects to take an advanced role this weekend. Romelu Lukaku expects to make the bench this Sunday.
Prediction and Odds
We expect a high goal-scoring affair this Sunday between both sides build to attack and score goals.
Both Teams to Score
Goals Over 2.5