Atalanta and Internazionale meet forces at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia, in a match for the 38 th round of Serie A. In the last head-to-head for this edition of the league, on 11‑01‑2020, the two teams tied (1 -one). The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 2 and tied 2. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 11‑11‑ 2018, for Serie A, Atalanta won by (4‑1). The goals of the match were scored by H. Hateboer (8 ‘), G. Mancini (62’), B. Djimsiti (88 ‘) and A. Gómez (90’), for Atalanta, and M. Icardi (47 ‘), for the Internazionale. The Internazionale presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this match the home factor may be decisive.
The home team is currently in 4th place, with 48 points won, after 14 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Roma by (2‑1). In the last match, they won in an away match against Lecce, by (2‑7). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 41 goals scored and 22 suffered; against 9 victories, 2 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium, with 43 goals scored and 21 suffered. In the last match, for the UEFA Champions League, they defeated Valencia by (3‑4). In their last 10 home games for the championship, Atalanta won 6, drew 1 and lost 3, winning 19 points in 30 possible. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for goals, since 11 of the last 12 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 25 games played in this competition, he got the comeback in 5 of the 11 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Atalanta comes to this match after a 1-2 victory over Parma, thus recording their seventeenth consecutive day without losing in Serie A: the team’s goals were scored by Malinovskyi and Papu Gómez. In this match against Inter Milan, coach Gian Piero Gasperini must keep the team 3-4-3, with Papu Gómez, Pasalic and Duván Zapata being the team’s most offensive references. It should be noted that the last player mentioned and the Colombian Luis Muriel are the top scorers of the Atalanta, with 18 goals each. For this game the home coach cannot count on Ilicic and Palomino, both with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 3rd place, with 54 points won, after 16 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Lazio, by (2‑1). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Juventus, by (2‑0). This is a team that curiously tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 defeats as a visitor, with 30 goals scored and 19 suffered; against 8 victories, 4 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 28 goals scored and 16 suffered. In their last 10 away games for the championship, the Internazionale registers 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats, for which they conquered 20 points in 30 possible. In their away matches for the league the most frequent final result at half-time was 0‑0 (5 in 12 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not had great defensive strength, but its attack has marked regularly, since it has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 13 of the last 13 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1.5 goals. This is a team that usually scores many times first: they opened the scoring in 19 of their last 25 matches for Serie A, of these 19 they came to the break in advantage in 15 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 13 In 25 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 5 times, but managed the comeback in 3. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 13 away matches for this competition: he suffered 5 of his 14 goals between minutes (46 ‘ ‑60 ‘).
Inter Milan comes to this match after a 2-0 victory over Napoli, thus adding the second consecutive victory in this competition: the team’s goals were scored by Laurato Martínez and D’Ambrosio.