Tip Atalanta - Fiorentina
The round of 16 is on in the Coppa Italia and among the matches coming up, Fiorentina will be hosting Atalanta. Going to the game, Fiorentina beat Citadella 2-0 and will be hoping for the same show as they seek the first win over Atalanta in five meetings. Fiorentina have one win in their last five matches and have six losses, four clean sheets and five wins in their last 15 matches. They have conceded two goals or more in four of their last 15 matches. At home, Fiorentina have four wins in their last 10 matches while they have failed to score in just two of their last 10 home matches. Three of their last 10 home matches have produced over 2.5 goals. They will be happy with the Coppa Italia break, as they have struggled a lot in Serie A. they have not been at their best in attack especially, scoring the third least goals among the top 14 sides in the Serie A. they have four wins in six Coppa Italia matches; the two they have failed to win came against Atalanta – a draw and a loss. They are however unbeaten in their last six home matches in the Coppa Italia, winning five of those. Seven of their last 10 home matches in the Coppa Italia have yielded over 2.5 goals.
Atalanta on the other hand, have three wins in their last five and will be buoyed by the draw with Inter Milan ahead of this clash. They have six wins in the last eight matches, and seven wins in the last 15 matches. In the 15 matches they have managed six clean sheets. Atalanta have scored in 13 of their last 15 matches and scored two or more in eight of their last 15 matches. Meanwhile, they have conceded two or more in six of the last 15 matches. 10 of their last 15 matches have yielded over 2.5 goals and they have one loss and three wins in their last five Coppa Italia matches. Atalanta have been great in attack this season and this is one thing they would want to unleash in this game. In Serie A, they have failed to score in just one of eight away games and they have a total of 49 goals in the league, which makes them the top scorers. However, they are not as strong defensively, having conceded 26 goals. They are unbeaten in four matches against Fiorentina and scored two or more goals in these four matches. they have failed to score in just one of the last seven meetings with Fiorentina. Atalanta have lost six of their last 10 Coppa Italia away matches.
Key points Atalanta - Fiorentina
Fiorentina are unbeaten in their last six home matches in Coppa Italia.
Atalanta have not lost to Fiorentina in their last four meetings.
Atalanta have scored in 13 of their last 15 matches.
Fiorentina have scored in eight of their last 10 home matches.
Atalanta have six losses in 10 Coppa Italia away matches.
Conclusion Atalanta - Fiorentina
In the earlier meeting between these two sides, in the Serie A, it ended 2-2 and one aspect that could play out here is the two sides’ forms in the Coppa Italia. While Fiorentina are unbeaten in their last six home matches in the tournament, Atalanta have lost six of the last 10 away. Fiorentina will want to take advantage of this but their recent form doesn’t back them up. However, they have been scoring pretty regularly; they have scored in eight of 10 home matches, and have scored in each of the last seven meetings with Atalanta. On the other hand, Atalanta have been one of the best scoring sides in Italy and have particularly scored a lot in this fixture. Based on this we are backing both teams to score here, and we will go for over 2.5 goals.
Atalanta Fiorentina Prediction published on January 13, 2020