The race for first runners spot in Serie A is heated up than ever even with Juventus clinching the Serie A title. The Gewiss Stadium sets to host the most anticipated match on the season finale between high flying Atalanta and rejuvenated Inter Milan. The match schedules for Saturday with kickoff at 9:45 pm.
Inter are currently second place in the table with one point ahead of third-place Atalanta. Another contender for the first runner’s spot is fourth-placed Lazio, who takes on Napoli on the season finale for Italy’s top flight.
Atalanta has heard arguably one of the best running forms in the league alongside Inter Milan and Lazio. Even though Juventus clinched the title, the sides gave the Old Lady a run for their money this season.
La Dea has elevated the status of the club from a bottom half team to a Champions League contender. The side is currently garnering for the second league of the Champions League quarter-finals against Paris Saint Germaine.
Despite an exit during the round 16 of the Champions League after a loss to Barcelona, Gasperini is still in contention for Europa League. This weekend will be a litmus test for both sides as they prepare for their respective games starting from next week.
Atalanta vs. Inter Milan Head to Head
Both sides have 25 games against each other with Atalanta six wins and Inter Milan with ten wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters in the league:
Parma 1-2 Atalanta
Milan 1-1 Atalanta
Atalanta 1-0 Bologna
Hellas Verona 1-1 Atalanta
Atalanta 6-2 Brescia
Inter 2-0 Napoli
Genoa 0-3 Inter
Inter 0-0 Fiorentina
Roma 2-2 Inter
SPAL 0-4 Inter
Atalanta Team News
High scoring Josip Illicic is out of contention for the starting XI after picking an injury. Central defender Jose Luis remains a doubt ahead of the clash after recovering from muscular problems during their encounter against Parma. La Gea will receive a boost with the returning Rafael Toloi after a suspension. It remains unclear whether Palomino will be fit ahead of the match.
Inter Milan Team News
Injury woes at the camp include Stefano Sensi and Matia Vecino. After picking a one-game suspension, Roberto Gadliardini will be available for selection. The future of Alexis Sanchez at Inter remains unclear with his loan spell coming to an end after an impressive season despite an injury spell.
Prediction and Odds
We cannot downplay the importance of this match for both sides in ending their impressive 2019-20 season. We anticipate the share of spoils.
Goals Over 2.5
Both Sides to Score