ATN vs ROM Dream11: The last few seasons are amongst the most successful years in Atalanta‘s history. Not only they flirted with the title at some point in the last couple of seasons but romped their way into the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals, where, it's fair to say that, the luck deserted them in the end.
Head coach Gian Piero Gasperini has done wonders with the team, getting the best out of every penny he shelled out on new transfers, and from academy players as well. But this season, something is lacking. The intensity, which made them a force, has gone through the window at times. That inconsistency is palpable from their current position on the table, already six points behind the Champions League places. For a club of their profile, they could use with the riches of European football, and that's why this is an important game, as they face one of their direct rivals for the top-four in AS Roma at Atleti Azzurri d'Italia on Sunday night (IST). Here is ATN vs ROM Dream 11 Match Prediction.
AS Roma have been dangling on and off the charts in recent season. They were in the semifinals of UEFA Champions League only two seasons ago, but that ephemeral success faded out with the team failed to hit the same levels. But Roma are giving hopes once again. They have made a solid start to the current campaign, sitting at fourth, and are very much in the title contention. in fact, they could end the weekend at second.
Fixture Name And Competition: Atalanta vs AS Roma: Serie A
Date & Time: 10:30 PM (IST), 20 December
Venue: Atleti Azzurri d'Italia
Atalanta: The Gli Orobici have picked up only six points from the last five league games. It's not good enough for a team which is supposed to challenge for the top four. That return coincided with a better run for their direct rivals.
AS Roma: The Giallorossi picked up two consecutive wins in Serie A and improved to seven wins, 3 draws and two defeats from 12 rounds. Roma could create some daylight between them and Atalanta with the maximum return from this match, nine points to be precise.
Head-to-head (last five meetings)
Atalanta did the league double over AS Roma last season, which shows the trajectory these two teams were on last season. Atalanta have also avoided a defeat against Roma in the last five games.
Atalanta Wins- 03
AS Roma Wins– 01
Last meeting: 2-1 Home Win For Atalanta.
Live Streaming Serie A: Sony Sports Network has official rights for Serie A and UEFA Euro matches in India.
Atalanta Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability: Aleksey Miranchuk returned a positive Covid-19 test and is spending time in isolation as per medical protocols. He won't be involved in this ATN vs ROM Dream11 Team Prediction game as a result.
In addition, Mari o Pasalic and Mattia Caldara both are out injured and are not with the squad to play against AS Roma.
Expected changes: Goalie Gollini will definitely be in the ATN starting XI while a three-man backline of Toloi, Romero and Djimsiti should be in front of him, with Gosens and Hateboaer providing the width.
Head coach Gian Piero Gasperini will look up to his trusted midfield duo of Freuler and Roon to dominate the game in the middle.
Pessina should operate in th advanced midfield role, operating in front of him should be Zapata and Malinkovskiy.
Atalanta Starting XI (probables):
AS Roma Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability: Injury-prone Argentine Javier Pastore remains sidelined and won't be involved.
Young Italian Nicolo Zaniolo is a long-term absentee due to a knee injury while Davide Santon is also recovering from an injury and is out of contention.
Expected changes: Gianluca Mancini is back to full fitness and should start in defence for Roma.
In form winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan, along with Pedro, should play in behind Dzeko as playmakers.
AS Roma Starting XI (probables):
GK: A Mirante
DEF: B Djimsiti, R Toloi, G Mancini
MID: R Malinkovskiy, M D Roon, L Spinazzola, J Veretout (VC), Pedro
FW: H Makhitaryan (C), Zapata
ATN vs ROM Teams Captain options, Differential Picks
Henrikh Mkhitaryan: The former Borussia Dortmund winger is reborn in Italy after a dismal spell in the Premier League. He is Roma's most deadly player, scoring goals and setting them up for his teammates as well. He is a good captain option in Dream 11 prediction teams.
Jordan Veretout: Roma's central midfielder Veretout is also in the form of his life, as far as scoring goals are concerned. He has already bettered his tally from last season.
X-factors, differential picks
Edin Dzeko: Roma's big-man may not have returned as many goals as you would expect from him at this stage, but he is in good form and is worth the shot as a captain in this game.
Alejandro Gómez: His transfer stance may have forced the manager to look beyond him, but if he starts, he is a no-brainer.
Duván Zapata: The Columbian hot-shot will be a threat all day long.
ATN vs ROM Today Match Prediction Football Match
Bet 365 Odds
Atalanta To Win: 2.25 Or 44.44% chance to win
Draw: 3.80 Or 26.32% chance to win
AS Roma to Win: 2.87 Or 34.84% chance to win
Atalanta To Win: 2.30 Or 43.48% chance to win
Draw: 3.60 Or 27.78% chance to win
AS Roma to Win: 2.90 Or 34.48% chance to win
Despite Atalanta arriving here on a relatively short of form, the betting market is still backing them here. As you can see, the Today Match Prediction odds above, the home team is being seen as a slight favourite to win this match. So choose your ATN vs ROM Dream11 Match Prediction teams wisely.
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