Analysis of Atalanta vs Empoli
The 0-2 defeat against the top team Napoli in the last match made Atalanta players receive their 5th defeat in the last 7 matches and spent 4 and a half hours without scoring a goal. This is the club’s longest goal drought in Serie A in the past five years. The last time La Dea went four games in a row without scoring was in 2014.
After 3 times finishing in the top 3 from 2018 to 2021, Atalanta dropped to 8th last season and is still struggling to revolutionize the squad. Currently, coach Gian Piero Gasperini’s army is 6th in the rankings, 6 points behind the 4th ranked team AC Milan in the last position to attend the Champions League when the campaign has passed 2/3 of the way.
On the opposite side, Empoli are also in even worse form than Atalanta, failing to win any of their previous seven matches – the second-longest winless streak currently in Serie A. After all, manager Zanetti moved Empoli to the top half of the table in mid-January during his first season at the club, but the Tuscan side have since dropped to 14th place, ahead of the region. relegated 9 points.
Atalanta’s recent difficulties in front of goal are relatively new, but not for Empoli. The visitors have repeatedly found the formula to beat the home team when traveling to Bergamo and even Atalanta have failed to score in 3 of the last 4 home matches against Empoli.
Latest Atalanta vs Empoli force information
Atalanta will be without Hans Hateboer due to an anterior cruciate ligament injury in February. Atalanta’s second best striker this season, Teun Koopmeiners is also unavailable due to a hamstring problem. Meanwhile, defender Berat Djimsiti left open the possibility of playing
On the side of Empoli, two players on loan at Atalanta themselves, Nicolo Cambiaghi and Roberto Piccoli, will not be able to play. In addition, striker Mattia Destro suffered a calf injury in November and has yet to return
Expected lineups Atalanta vs Empoli
Atalanta: Musso; Toloi, Demiral, Scalvini; Maehle, De Roon, Ederson, Ruggeri; Pasalic; Hojlund, LookmanEmpoli: Perisan; Stojanovic, Ismajli, Luperto, Parisi; Fazzini, Marin, Akpa Akpro; Baldanzi; Satriano, Caputo
Bet on the house of Atalanta vs Empoli
Under Goal: Atalanta’s attack has been empty for the last 3 consecutive matches, and 7/8 matches have played with no more than 2 goals scored. With Empoli, the last 3/4 matches of the away team also had at most 2 goals. Not to mention, the last 3/4 matches also have a maximum of 3 times the net is shaken. In addition, Atalanta could not score against Empoli in the last 3/4 matches at home.
Atalanta lost the Asian bet: Handicap this match is listed at the Atalanta threshold at 0:1 1/4. In the most recent opening match with a similar handicap, the home team received a defeat against Lecce – the team in the second half of the table. Atalanta is also a bad investment with the recent 5/6 Asian losses.
Atalanta overtaking the corner: Whenever playing at his home, Atalanta always brings joy to investors who believe in the corner bet. Specifically, in the last 9 matches in all competitions, Atalanta has won in corner statistics when they have home advantage. Not to mention, the last 5 confrontations at home, Atalanta all crushed Empoli (15-2, 9-3, 14-2, 5-3, 7-1).
Football experts predict the match Atalanta vs Empoli
Gray Whitebloom, expert of Sportmole reviews: “Both teams are in poor form, but Atalanta is cheered by the home crowd, has a much stronger squad and an experienced coach that should be able to end a winless streak. and goalless against Empoli this Friday.”
BongdaPlus predicts Atalanta vs Empoli: 1-0
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