Atalanta vs Lazio Match Preview & Prediction
The Bergamo took pride in demolishing Sassuolo four goals to one in their first match in nearly three months since the coronavirus outbreak forced a shutdown. On Wednesday evening, they welcome Lazio to the Gewiss stadium for another showdown as both sides have tremendous records this season. La Dea have to be extra alert even though a top four finish is quite secure this season, the likes of Roma still remain just six points ahead and could take over Atalanta let their guard down.
Josip Ilicic was excluded from the lineup against Sassuolo due to a sprained ankle, the striker still remains unfit for Wednesday fixture. Mario Pašalić is also unavailable having picked up his fifty yellow at the last match.
Predicted Atalanta XI: Gollini; Toloi, Palomino, Djimsiti; Hateboer, De Roon, Freuler, Gosens; Gomez; Ilicic, Zapata
Lazio’s first match post-break happens to be a very exciting fixture as they face off with The Bergamo who are equally one of the best sides with an attack approach. Lazio played their last match back in February against Bologna wounding up with all three points to take them to the second position on the table, actively in the race of 19/20 scudetto. The Biancocelesti have gone on an unbeaten run in four games away from home. With Ciro Immobile on his way to becoming the league’s top scorer, Simone Inzaghi’s men have been incredible all through the season with the right to boast of just to losses this season, the least in the league.
Senad Lulic and Adam Marusic are both on the sidelines for this one, both dealing with injury. Brazilian players Lucas Leiva and Luiz Felipe are also not on the lineups due to injuries.
Predicted Lazio XI: Strakosha; Patric, Acerbi, Radu; Lazzari, Milinkovic-Savic, Cataldi, Luis Alberto, Jony; Correa, Immobile.
Atalanta vs Lazio Head to Head
Standing two spots away from each on the table, both teams have the same record with four wins and a draw in their last five Serie A matches. Although, Atalanta have played their first match since the return of Serie A during the pandemic, Lazio having played no match yet may seem a little rusty but they stand a good chance of defeating the Orobici. These two teams seem to churn out a good number of goals per match despite their opponents perhaps we would see the same thing happening in this match as they both occupy first and second top scoring teams this Serie A season.
Atalanta vs Lazio Match Prediction
- Both Teams To Score
- Over 2.5 Goals
- Goals In Both Halves
- Zapata Anytime Goalscorer
- Immobile Anytime Goalscorer