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Atalanta and Bologna meet at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia, in a match for the 30th round of Serie A. In the last direct match for this edition of the league, on 04-11-2018, Atalanta won by ( 1-2). The history of direct matches played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 3. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 22-10-2017, for Serie A, Atalanta won by (1-0). A. Cornelius (71 ‘) scored the only goal of the game. The condition home / away deserves particular attention, because despite this being a match between 6 th and 17 th of the league table, it is actually a match between the 11 th best team in home matches and the 15 th best in away matches.
After 14 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses, the home team is currently in the 6 th position, with 48 points won. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Parma by (1-3), after in the previous match they have tied (1-1) at home, in a match against Chievo. Interestingly, this is a team that has had better results in away matches than at home, since they have won 26 points in away matches and only 22 at their stadium. For the championship, Atalanta won 18 points out of 30 possible, after 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 home matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 29 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 16 times and only managed 4 comebacks.
The Atalanta enters this game motivated, after a triumph, by 1-3, in the field of Parma: the goals of the team were marked by Zapata (2) and Pasalic. In this game against Bologna, the home team usually plays in a 3-5-2, in which the two most advanced players are Zapata and Papú Gómez. The Atalanta, when it invests in the offensive process, usually does it through the left flank, taking advantage of the speed offered by the lateral Castagne. The Colombian Duván Zapata is the great gunner of this team, with 19 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Marco Varnier and Rafael Toloi, both with physical problems.
After 6 wins, 9 draws and 14 losses, the away team is currently in the 17 th position of the league, with 27 points won. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Torino, by (2-3). In the last match, they won in a home match against Sassuolo, by (2-1). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 16 points, against only 11 in their away matches. For the championship, Bologna won 9 points out of 30 possible points, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so they have not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 29 matches in this competition, they only got 2 comebacks in the 16 matches in which they suffered the first goal.
Bologna enter this game after a 2-1 triumph at the reception at Sassuolo, recording a positive series of three consecutive wins in the Italian championship: the goals were scored by Erick Pulgar and Mattia Destro. The trainer Siniša Mihajlović usually acts in a traditional 4-3-3, privileging a style of game more rapid, of constant transitions, attacking, preferably, by the flanks. It should be noted that, in this tactical drawing, the three most advanced players are Sansone, Orsolini and Palacio. For this game the coach can not count on Castro, due to injury.
Atalanta vs Bologna head to head matches
04.11.18 SA Bologna Atalanta 1 : 2
11.03.18 SA Bologna Atalanta 0 : 1
22.10.17 SA Atalanta Bologna 1 : 0
22.04.17 SA Atalanta Bologna 3 : 2
27.11.16 SA Bologna Atalanta 0 : 2