Roma v Atalanta: Serie A Match-day 7

Roma vs Atalanta
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The Stadio Olympico sees Sunday action as Roma take on Atalanta – 6:00pm GMT.

Atalanta, remain in contention for Champion’s League qualification, sitting in second place and three places above fifth placed Roma, going into the clash.

Roma’s Serie A season, has so far seen them gain 13 points, going into this game

Roma come to this game on the back of a 1-2 away loss against Empoli at Carlo Castellani.

Also, Roma keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last six games is astonishing this season. Now they have 4 matches won, 1 games lost and 1 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fifth place, with a total of 13 points having won four meetings, drawn one game, and lost one game.

Roma have won two matches of their two League matches at home this season.

A win in this fixture, would take Roma’s points from 13 to 16, so far this season.

Injury and illness have depleted Jose Mourinho’s Roma and they will likely be missing five key personnel for Sunday’s match.

It’s 14 points so far for Atalanta this season, going into this game

With one draw, which followed a defeat, Atalanta’s recent form has not been great. They will be looking to return to winning ways in this next match.

Also, Atalanta keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last four matches is astonishing this season, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. With 14 points, they currently sit second in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 4 wins, 0 losses and 2 draws having won four fixtures and drawn two games.

Atalanta will travel to Roma with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with three wins.

A win in this fixture would take Atalanta’s points to 17 in the League.

Good atacking and defensive team

It’s an easy statement to make, but to win you simply have to score more goals than your opponent. Atalanta have been consistently applying this principle, whilst remaining defensively solid as a unit this season, with three goals in their previous games. They have a good scoring record of 10 goals (8 from open play and two penalties). Their stand out attacking players have been Teun Koopmeiners (4), Rafael Toloi (1), and Ademola Lookman (1).

Atalanta are missing five players through injury or illness. This will affect Gian Piero Gasperini’s selection choices significantly.

Roma v Atalanta – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels Roma and Atalanta have faced each other 47 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Roma’s favour (24 – 14). Additionally, twelve of the past 20 games between Roma and Atalanta have resulted in a Roma win. Their most recent encounter in this competition was March 2022, when Giallorossi walked away as 1-0 winners.

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