Atalanta vs Napoli Match Analysis and Prediction

A place in the Coppa Italia finals is up for grabs this week as Atalanta tries to get the edge over Napoli after a goalless stalemate in the first leg. The match schedules for Wednesday at Bergamo, with kickoff at 10:45 pm.

Holders Napoli seeks to take their silverware count to another level by retaining the trophy. On the other hand, the hosts are on a bid to acquire their first major trophy in the early 60 years.

Tomorrow at Bergamo, the winner will proceed to either face Juventus or Inter Milan in the finals. Atalanta was on course to pick up maximum points in Serie A last weekend after netting three goals before the half time break. However, a resilient Toro side under new coach Davide Nicola salvaged a third consecutive comeback draw.

All will be put behind while heading into the third encounter with the Neapolitan counterparts this season. This match will have a significant bearing on the Bergamasch’s hopes of turning their impressive season around.

Napoli suffered a worse fate than their opponents last weekend against Genoa at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris. There is a continuing battle between Gatusso and club president Aurelio De Laurentiis with the latest defeat sparking more heat.

Gatusso switched to a back three to help fight the counterattacking threat pose by Alatanta for this match. However, there is more at stakes with a loss.

Atalanta vs Napoli Head to Head

Both sides have 28 games against each other with Atalanta taking home ten wins while Napoli with 12 wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:

Home

Atalanta 3-3 Torino

Napoli 0-0 Atalanta

Atalanta 1-3 Lazio

Atalanta 3-2 Lazio

Milan 0-3 Atalanta

Away

Genoa 2-1 Napoli

Napoli 0-0 Atalanta

Napoli 2-0 Parma

Hellas Verona 3-1 Napoli

Juventus 2-0 Napoli

Atalanta Team News

Atalanta remains in a dilemma regarding their wing-back position with both Joakim Maehle, and Hans Hateboer set to miss out. Center back Rafael Toloi might cover up the position for this clash. Cristian Romero remains suspended ahead of this clash with Mattia Caldara and Jose Luis Palomino providing alternatives.

Napoli Team News

Gattuso will not set up with three at the back with influential centre back Kouilibaly out after testing positive for Covid 19. Faouzi Ghoulam remains in self-quarantine while Dries Mertens and Fabian Ruiz remaining doubts ahead of the clash.

Prediction and Odds

The lack of Koulibaly leaves the Naples side open for the counterattacking football by the side this Wednesday.

Atalanta Win

Goals Over 2.5

Most Goals: 2H

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