Atalanta vs Sporting CP Prediction & Preview

Atalanta vs Sporting CP Prediction & Preview

Atalanta vs Sporting CP: Europa League Clash Preview

Atalanta’s Unbeaten Streak and Sporting’s Scoring Prowess

The Europa League encounter between Atalanta and Sporting CP promises to be a thrilling affair, with both teams showcasing impressive form in recent matches.

Atalanta, undefeated in seven Europa League matches this season, will host Sporting CP in the second leg of their UEFA Europa League last-16 round tie at Gewiss Stadium.

Atalanta’s Dominance in the First Leg

In the first leg played in the Portuguese capital, Atalanta displayed their superiority despite registering only four shots throughout the 90 minutes. Despite this, Sporting managed to find an equalizer, setting the stage for an exciting rematch in Italy.

Recent Performances: Atalanta’s Resilience and Sporting’s Scoring Prowess

Atalanta’s resilience was evident in their recent encounter against Juventus, where they held the Turin giants to a 2-2 stalemate. Although winless in their last five matches across all competitions, Atalanta faced tough opponents like AC Milan, Inter Milan, Bologna, and Juventus in their recent Serie A fixtures.

Sporting CP, on the other hand, maintained their lead in the Primeira Liga standings with a convincing 3-0 away victory over Arouca. The team managed by Ruben Amorim has been in fine form, remaining unbeaten in their last eleven outings across various competitions.

Recent Encounters and Predictions

In their previous encounters, Atalanta and Sporting CP shared the spoils, with both teams managing to score in each of their last three head-to-head matches. Despite Sporting’s underwhelming attacking display in the first leg, they have consistently found the back of the net in recent outings.

Prediction: With Atalanta’s home advantage and Sporting’s scoring prowess, this match is expected to feature goals. Atalanta is favored to secure victory at odds of 2.00. Betting on Over 2.5 goals Full Time at odds of 1.70 is also a viable option, considering Sporting’s attacking threat.