Atalanta will try to give AC Milan a first domestic defeat when the two meet in the Serie A match on Monday (4/10) early morning WIB at the Atleti Azzurri d’Italia Stadium.
Atalanta currently sit seventh in the table with 11 points from six games, while AC Milan are still unbeaten with five wins and a draw to sit second.
Atalanta have had some impressive weeks of late as they picked up three wins and two draws in their last five matches in all competitions.
In Serie A last weekend, they were involved in a fierce and interesting match against reigning champions Inter Milan which ended 2-2 when their winning goal was disallowed, but they went on to win 1-0 over BSC Young Boys to sit top of the table. their F group.
It was different for AC Milan, who were hurt by the controversial decision of referee Cuneyt Cakir which gave Franck Kessie a second yellow card harshly for a red card and an unreasonable handball decision. As a result, they were then beaten 1-2 by Atletico Madrid through Luis Suarez’s last-minute penalty.
It was the second loss in two Champions League games for Milan, but in domestic competition, they are still unbeaten with five wins and one draw, coming against Juventus in Turin.
The two teams have played 139 times, with Milan taking 66 wins, Atalanta having just 27 wins, and the rest ending in draws. The two teams beat each other last season as Atalanta won 0-3 at the San Siro and Milan won 0-2 in Bergamo.
Jose Luis Palomino and Hans Hateboer continue to miss. Robin Gosens picked up a thigh injury in the midweek game and is expected to be out for at least a month.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Rade Krunic, Junior Messias and Alessandro Plizzari are all out for this match. Alessandro Florenzi is also sidelined with a meniscus injury.
Atalanta XI (3-4-1-2): Juan Musso; Rafael Toloi, Merih Demiral, Berat Djimsiti; Davide Zappacosta, Mario Articleic, Teun Koopmeiners, Joakim Mhle; Matteo Pessina; Josip Ilicic, Duvan Zapata
AC Milan XI (4-2-3-1): Mike Maignan; Davide Calabria, Fikayo Tomori, Alessio Romagnoli, Theo Hernandez; Sandro Tonali, Franck Kessie; Alexis Saelemaekers, Brahim Diaz, Rafael Leao; Ante Rebic
AC Milan have lost two in a row in their Champions League matches but are in good form domestically, picking up five wins and a draw against Juventus.
But Atalanta are now in excellent form in all competitions with five games without defeat, picking up three wins and two draws. In this match, we are backing a win for the hosts.
Score Prediction: Atalanta 2-1 AC Milan