Atalanta vs Napoli Prediction & Tips
Atalanta and Napoli meet at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia, in a second leg for this phase of the Coppa Italia (Semifinals), after the tie (0‑0) in the first leg. In this stadium, the head-to-head history indicates a total balance between these two teams, as there were 2 wins for each team in the last 4 matches. However, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 02‑07‑2020, for Serie A, which ended with the victory of Atalanta by (2‑0). The goals of the match were scored by R. Gosens (55 ‘) and M. Pašalić (47’) for Atalanta. In this game, the home factor may be decisive, since Atalanta presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
The home team comes to this second leg after a goalless draw away from home, so in case of victory they will confirm their qualification for the next phase. This is a team that curiously has been stronger on the road than in their home games, since in the last 30 games they have registered 9 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss as a visitor; against 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In their last match, for Serie A, they drew with Torino at home by (3‑3). In their last 10 home matches Atalanta has recorded 6 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss. His attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, as 28 of the last 30 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals and 22 out of 30 have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 4 times and only managed 1 comeback.
Atalanta comes to this match after a 3×3 draw with Torino. The home team generally plays in a tactical system at 5-2-3, favoring a more offensive style of play, attacking through the flanks. In the design used, the three players with a more offensive mission should be Josip Ilicic, Ruslan Malinovskyi and Luis Muriel. For this game coach Gian Piero Gasperini should not be able to count on central defender Bosko Sutalo, because he is still in charge of the medical department.
The visiting team comes to this second leg after a goalless draw with the advantage of not having suffered goals at home in the first leg. This is a team that presents similar results at home and away, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 8 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In their last match, for Serie A, they lost to Genoa away by (2‑1). In their last 10 away matches Napoli has recorded 4 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 6 times and only managed 1 comeback.
Napoli comes to this match unmotivated, after a 2×1 defeat in the visit to Genoa. The outsider team tends to act 4-3-3, favoring a faster style of play. The three most advanced pieces are Hirving Lozano, Andrea Petagna and Matteo Politano. The man responsible for defining and leading the attacks of his team is the Macedonian Eljif Elmas, a player with an enviable ability to read the game. Coach Gennaro Gattuso will not be able to count on Dries Mertens, Faouzi Ghoulam and Kalidou Koulibaly, handed over to the medical department.
Atalanta – Napoli FREE TIPS
Atalanta – Win @ 1.85
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90