|2019-02-23||Serie A||Torino : Atalanta||2 : 0|
|2018-09-26||Serie A||Atalanta : Torino||0 : 0|
|2018-04-22||Serie A||Atalanta : Torino||2 : 1|
|2017-12-02||Serie A||Torino : Atalanta||1 : 1|
|2017-01-29||Serie A||Torino : Atalanta||1 : 1|
Between all Serie A Sunday matches, Atalanta vs Torino should be the most interesting, which will be held at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia, in Bergamo. These two strong teams gained good shape and look very confident during the last seasons. Both teams have been playing for several seasons without big changes in the coaching staff. Apparently, this factor affects the game very well and naturally gives good results.
During the last 2 seasons in Serie A, these teams met 4 times. At home, rivals play more confidently than away. In Serie A 2017/18 Torino drawn the home match, however, Atalanta won in Bergamo. Last season, Atalanta at home drawn the match without scoring any goal. However, Torino won 2:0 at Stadio Olimpico di Torino. Teams are very similar by the football class and playing against each other will make it possible to break out in front with the maximum number of points. Torino played in the UEFA Europa Lague qualification on the 29th, so they can be tired, while Atalanta was gaining strength before this game. Read our thoughts about this Atalanta vs Torino match, here below.
Last year Atalanta took the 3rd position in Serie A standings, what is their best achievement in the history of the club. They finished with the same amount as Internazionale, however, had better goal difference. Moreover, the Goddess was the best scoring team of the last season with 77 goals. Even Juventus and Napoli scored 70 and 74. Despite the great attacking result, they decided to bring Luis Muriel from Sevilla and play even more dangerous football this season.
Luis made a great debut against Spal scoring decisive double. At the opening round, Spal scored two fast goals and already at 27th minute had 2 goals advantage. However, Atalanta did not give up and already in the first half scored a goal. In the second half, the newcomer of the club Muriel came out and scored a double, snatching a very important first victory of the season. Guests had 18 goal attempts with a very great percent of shots on goal. The team is well prepared and will fight in every game until the last second.
Unfortunately, Timothy Castagne will miss next match due to meniscal injury and expecting to return on 15th of September.
Torino played one of the most important games of this season already, against Wolves in UEFA Europa League qualification on Thursday. Unfortunately, they lost the first game at home with a 2:3 result. The Bulls prepared very hard for the return game, but a large number of injured players, a tough schedule, and the excellent game of the Wolves eliminated them from participating in the UEFA Europa Lague group stage. The game at Molineux Stadium, in Wolverhampton, finished with 2:1 and moved the thoughts of the European Cups to next year.
In general, both teams played well. This is one of the strongest teams in the final qualification, so it’s a pity that they met each other where one of the teams does not go further. Torino had more dangerous moments, but could not realize all that was given to them. Wolves play incredibly strong at home, so this outcome of the match could be expected.
Unfortunately, Simone Edera, Iago Falque, Lyanco and Cristian Ansaldi will miss next game due to injuries.
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