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On Wednesday dominate the second round matches of the Champions League in all media. But also in the Serie A a game takes place. Juventus Torino receives Atalanta Bergamo at the Allianz Stadium to catch up. Due to heavy snowfall the match had to be postponed on February 25th. For the fourth time this season, the two teams meet each other. The first leg in the league ended in a 2-2 draw. Things looked different in the two games of the semi-final Coppa. Juventus won twice – almost but earned – 1-0 and thus secured the entry into the final. In today’s game for the old lady is about the expansion of the standings. Since the third round of play, the Turin were no longer at the top of Serie A – but since the weekend it is time again. The match will be kicked off at 18:00 by referee Maurizio Mariani. At the same time the match between Besiktas and Bayern Munich takes place. The two football treats are the prelude to the real highlight of today, when FC Barcelona welcomes Chelsea FC in their native Camp Nou.
The old lady has taken the league lead. For weeks, the backlog on Naples transferred a counter. Since the southern Italians did not win twice recently, the championship title beckons. With a win in today’s catch-up game, the Turin would continue to expand the lead nine laps before the end. This looks like the title defense, after all, Juve has won the last six championships! Currently, Higuain, in particular, is making waves of joy with Massimiliano Allegri. The Argentinian scored nine goals in the last six games. Most recently, he initiated the turnaround in the Champions League. In the 64th minute, he made up for the match at Wembley in Tottenham. Only three minutes later, the top goalkeeper of the Old Lady – Paulo Dybala – scored to 2: 1. In addition to the powerful offensive Juventus provides the best defensive in the league with only 15 goals in 26 games. Buffon did not concede a goal by an Italian team in 2018. This may not change in today’s game either. Even in the Cup semi-final Atalanta scored in the 180 minutes no hit. After all, standing with Buffon the Juve veteran in goal. The world goalkeeper is to wish a successful completion of his career.
Atalanta Bergamo has noticeably added to the triple burden. With ease, the Northern Italians won game after game last season. With 72 points, Atalanta secured fourth place and was thus set for this year’s Europa League group stage. With the success, the expectation automatically increased. Atalanta could not handle this pressure. In particular, in the championship lack of consistency and Bergamo lost important points in the race for the international places. Currently, the team is in eighth place in the table and six points behind Sampdoria Genoa. None of the last five games has won the team of coach Gasperini. Consequently, Atalanta retired from the Europa League and the Coppa.
Atalanta convinced in the group stage of the Europa League. In the heavily occupied Group E, the Italians secured the group victory. None of the six games lost to Atalanta. The offensive also excelled with 14 goals. Therefore, it was astonishing that Bergamo won in the two games against Dortmund – the opponent of the 1/16 finals – no victory. But even in the semi-final of the Coppa disappointed the surprise team last season. Against the defending champion from Turin Atalanta scored no goal, with Gomez in the first game from the penalty spot had the chance to equalize. Consequently, Bergamo did not enter the final of the Coppa. Before that Atalanta shone in the quarterfinals, with the northern Italians in the south of the country eliminated the current leaders. In front of over 27,000 spectators Atalanta won 2-1 thanks to the goals of Castagne and Gomez.
Juventus vs Atalanta head to head matches
28.02.18 COP Juventus Atalanta 1 : 0
30.01.18 COP Atalanta Juventus 0 : 1
01.10.17 SA Atalanta Juventus 2 : 2
28.04.17 SA Atalanta Juventus 2 : 2
11.01.17 COP Juventus Atalanta 3 : 2