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Benevento come up against the visiting Atalanta at Stadio Ciro Vigorito in the Serie A tie on Saturday.
View all of the Benevento v Atalanta predictions, poll and stats below - plus the latest betting odds.
Benevento will be looking for a repeat result of the 1-2 Serie A triumph against Cagliari.
In that game, Benevento had 39% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 4 on target. For Benevento, the goalscorers were Marco Sau (41') and Alessandro Tuia (44'). On the other side, Cagliari got 12 shots at goal with 5 on target. João Pedro (20') scored for Cagliari.
Under three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Benevento have been participants. Breaking down the goal attribution from that period, opposing sides scored a total of 5 while Benevento got themselves 7.
Atalanta head into the game after a 3-0 Serie A win to beat Parma in their last fixture.
In that match, Atalanta had 51% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. For Atalanta, goals were scored by Luis Muriel (15'), Duván Zapata (49') and Robin Gosens (61'). Parma got 3 shots on goal with 1 on target.
Showing their involvement in fruitful encounters, we’ve seen goals 23 times in the last 6 games in which Atalanta have played, giving an average of 3.83 goals per meeting. Their opponents have hit 5 of those goals. Previous results aside, we will just have to wait and see whether that pattern might be sustained here in this match or not.
Taking a look at their past results, Atalanta:
- are undefeated in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
The previous league meeting featuring these sides was Serie A match day 33 on 18/04/2018 when it ended Benevento 0-3 Atalanta.
That time, Benevento managed 54% possession and 12 shots at goal with 4 on target.
For their opponents, Atalanta got 12 attempts at goal with 8 on target. Remo Freuler (21'), Musa Barrow (49') and Alejandro Gómez (67') scored.
The referee was Davide Ghersini.
Team News: Benevento
Nicolas Viola (Unknown Injury), Gabriele Moncini (Ankle Injury), Iago Falque (Calf Problems), Andrés Tello (Knee Problems), Luca Caldirola (Meniscal Injury), Gaetano Letizia (Leg Injury) and Massimo Volta (Achilles tendon surgery) are not available for Benevento gaffer Filippo Inzaghi.
Team News: Atalanta
Atalanta manager Gian Gasperini has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Mario Pasalic (Pubalgia) and Marco Tumminello (Fitness) can’t be considered.
Our thinking is that Benevento will likely be able to find the back of the net against this Atalanta team, but one goal might not quite be as many as they will have scored against them.
Our selection here is for a close game with a 1-2 victory for Atalanta at the end of the 90 minutes. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Ciro Vigorito (16,867)
Captain: Christian Maggio
Chairman: Oreste Vigorito
Manager: Filippo Inzaghi
Competitions: Serie A position 10
🔑 Star Player: Gianluca Caprari
Normally used in the Striker position, Gianluca Caprari was born in Rome, Italy. After making a first senior appearance for Roma in the 2010 - 2011 season, the accomplished Forward has scored a sum of 4 league goals in this Serie A 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 13 appearances.