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The Serie A clash at Gewiss Stadium on Saturday sees home side Atalanta up against opponents in Inter Milan.
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Atalanta will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 1-2 Serie A success against Parma.
In that game, Atalanta had 58% possession and 13 shots on goal with 3 on target. For Atalanta, goals were scored by Ruslan Malinovskyi (70') and Alejandro Gómez (84'). At the other end, Parma had 14 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Dejan Kulusevski (43') scored for Parma.
La Dea have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets of late, but they’ve also done enough to convert their own chances into goals. Looking at their last 6 games, La Dea have been punished defensively in 5 of them while also managing to get on the scoresheet in 6 of those matches.
Pre-game facts show that Atalanta:
- haven't lost in the league to Inter Milan in their last 4 games.
- have left without a victory over Inter Milan in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 8 league matches at home. A run that they'll hope to extend here.
Inter Milan will go into this meeting following on from a 2-0 Serie A win to beat SSC Napoli in their last outing.
In that match, Inter Milan managed 41% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 5 on target. For Inter Milan, the goalscorers were Danilo D'Ambrosio (11') and Lautaro Martínez (74'). For their opponents, SSC Napoli had 18 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
A sequence of resolute displays from the Inter Milan defensive players has seen their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 3 from their previous 6 clashes combined. Over that same period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 14. Such a trend might not be sustained into this game, though.
Looking at their past form shows that Inter Milan:
- have not registered a win against Atalanta in away games against them for the last 4 matches in the league. Not good.
- are unbeaten in their last 5 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 12/03/2017 shows that Atalanta have won 1 of these games & Inter Milan 2, with the number of draws standing at 3.
A combined sum of 17 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 6 from La Dea and 11 coming from Nerazzurri. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.83.
The last league fixture featuring the two was Serie A match day 19 on 11/01/2020 when it ended Inter Milan 1-1 Atalanta.
That day, Inter Milan had 36% possession and 10 shots at goal with 5 on target. Their only player to score was Lautaro Martínez (4').
On the other side, Atalanta had 17 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Robin Gosens (75') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Gianluca Rocchi.
Team News: Atalanta
Regarding absentees, there’s just a single fitness concern for the Atalanta manager Gian Gasperini to contend with from an otherwise complete group. Josip Ilicic (Fitness) is out of contention.
Team News: Inter Milan
Inter boss Antonio Conte has not got a full squad to pick from. Matías Vecino (Knee Injury) and Stefano Sensi (Biceps femoris muscle injury) miss out here.
Inter Milan will be up against it to score against a Atalanta outfit who will most probably really run this game.
We’re tipping a 3-0 winning margin for Atalanta by the conclusion of the match.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Gewiss Stadium (21,300)
Captain: Alejandro Gómez
Chairman: Antonio Percassi
Manager: Gian Gasperini
Competitions: Serie A position 3, Champions League (Quarter-Finals)
🔑 Star Man: Josip Iličić
Typically played in the Striker position, Josip Iličić was born in Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Having played his first senior match for Palermo in the 2010 - 2011 season, the talented Forward has hit 15 league goals in the Serie A 2019 - 2020 campaign to date coming from a total of 26 appearances.