Atalanta 2-0-0, Cagliari 0-1-1
10/4/20 6:30 am
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Atalanta is hosting Cagliari at Gewiss Stadium in round 3 in the Italian Serie A.
Atalanta is on a 2-game winning streak in Serie A during which they scored 8 goals while conceding 3 goals. With 6 points, Atalanta is in 3rd place in the standings. In their latest Serie A match against Lazio on the road, Atalanta has had 40% of ball possession, 6 shots on goal, 3 corner kicks, 4 big chances created, and 75% of the correct passes. Atalanta has been incredibly effective in this match, and they have deservedly won this match 1-4. Gollini, Pessina, Miranchuk, and Piccini are all injured for Atalanta, and they will not be in the lineup for this match. Gomez has scored 3 goals and has added 2 assists for Atalanta so far this season, while Hateboer added 2 goals. Atalanta is playing some of the best soccer in Serie A, and they will be playing in the Champions League this season as well. Last season, Atalanta had their best result in the club history in the Champions League, and judging by the start of this season, Atalanta will have another great season, both in Serie A and in the Champions League.
Cagliari has been struggling so far this season, and their form has been hot and cold. Cagliari has 1 draw and 1 loss so far this season, and they are in 16th place in the standings. The only scored goal for Cagliari came from Simeone in their first game of the season. Joao Pedro has added 1 assist. Pereiro is injured, while Carboni is still questionable for this game. In their most recent Serie A game against Lazio at home, Cagliari has had 44% of ball possession, 2 shots on goal, 3 corner kicks, 1 big chance created, and a solid 83% of the correct passes. Cagliari is always focused on the defense, but that rarely works against the stronger teams, and it didn’t work this time. Cagliari couldn’t do anything in the attacking end, and they have conceded 2 goals. Cagliari has lost this match 0-2. The last season has been solid for Cagliari, and they ended up in the 14th place with 45 points, 52 scored goals, and 56 conceded goals in 38 games, and to be honest, I don’t expect anything better from Cagliari this season. Cagliari has enough quality to stay out of the relegation zone, but that is about it from them.
Atalanta is in a fantastic form, and while the trends are mixed here, Atalanta is a huge favorite here. Even though Cagliari focuses on the defense, they will have a hard time stopping Atalanta’s offense, which is firing on all cylinders I might add. There is no way I’m siding with Cagliari in their current form.