Napoli vs Atalanta: Preview and Prediction

Club football returns after two long weeks of international football. Napoli faces Atalanta which promises to be an exciting fixture in Serie A.

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Napoli vs Atalanta

In what seems to be a cracker of a game, Napoli will host Atalanta in their next Serie A game. Both sides have had a impressive start to their new campaign. A very close match is expected when these two sides meet this Saturday.

The clash would be pretty exciting as Napoli will hope to make a strong comeback against the table toppers after their controversial loss against Juventus.

Preview

Atalanta had a dream run last season. They were the highest scoring team last season in Italy. They scored 98 goals last season and they also had a dream run in the UCL as they reached the Quarter Finals where they lost to PSG in a close game. Atalanta have started their new season in an impressive way as they are at the top of table with 9 points.

Battle to watch out for

However Napoli have had a mixed start to their new campaign. They had an amzing start to their season as they registered 2 victories in 2 games. However their winning run came to an end after they suffered a controversial loss to Juventus without stepping foot on the ground.

Form Guide

Historically speaking both the sides have had an equal amount of victories when they clashed in the past. In 26 previous clashes between the two sides, Napoli have won 11 games and  lost 10. When these sides last met  Atalanta emerged victorious as they defeated Napoli 2 – 0.

Napoli last 3 Serie A games: WWL

Atalanta last 3 Serie A games: WWW

Predicted Lineups

Napoli predicted lineup: Alex Meret, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Kostas Manolas, Kalidou Koulibaly, Elseid Hysaj, Diego Demme, Fabian Ruiz, Dries Mertens, Hirving Lozano, Victor Osimhen and Matteo Politano

Atalanta predicted lineup: Marco Sportiello, Berat Djimsiti, Cristian Romero, Jose Luis Palomino, Hans Hateboer, Marten de Roon, Mario Pasalic, Robin Gosens, Papu Gomez, Duvan Zapata and Luis Muriel

Prediction

We predict the score line to be Napoli 2 – 3  Atalanta

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