This weekend, the Italian Serie A is full of exciting games, like the one between Juventus and Atalanta.
The match will take place on January 22 at the Allianz Stadium. The home team starts the weekend in third place with 37 points, while the travellers are in sixth place with 34 points.
Juventus enters the contest after defeating Monza 2-1 at home on Thursday evening in the Coppa Italia.
Early in the game, Juventus took the lead, but Monza fought back to tie the score in the 24th minute. Juventus was having trouble breaking through, but the hosts won thanks to a wonder goal from Federico Chiesa.
Juventus needed to win after suffering a terrible 5-1 defeat against Serie A’s top team, Napoli, the previous weekend.
Juventus had the chance to start a championship chase, but they collapsed in the second half, giving up three goals without answering.
However, patterns indicate that Juventus has won 36 of its previous 42 Serie A games.
Following a sluggish start to the season, they have won 8 of their last 9 league games, moving them up the standings.
Juventus is unbeaten in their past 12 home league games and has won each of their last 5 Serie A games.
Atalanta goes to the Allianz Stadium right away after beating Spezia 5-2 at home in the Coppa Italia on Thursday.
Atalanta led 3-2 at the break after scoring a lot of goals in the first half. Atalanta improved their defence in the second half and scored two goals without reply to advance in the cup.
With this win, Atlanta has now won all four of their recent games in all competitions without losing.
Along with the Coppa Italia victory, there have also been victories in Serie A against Salernitana at home and Bologna on the road, as well as a league draw at Spezia.
Juventus vs Atalanta team news and injuries
According to trends, Atalanta has won eight of its past nine Serie A road games without losing.
In their past nine straight away Serie A games, Atalanta have scored at least one goal, while in their last five away Serie A games, they have only managed to keep one clean sheet.
Paul Pogba may not have been able to play for Juventus because of a muscle problem, but Dusan Vlahovic is still being treated.
Teun Koopmeiners, a suspended midfielder for Atalanta, won’t play. For the visitors, every other player should be healthy and available.
Juventus vs Atalanta prediction
Sports Dam anticipates both clubs to score plus-plus over 2.5 goals in what may be the Serie A game of the weekend.
When playing at home in Serie A, Juventus is a formidable opponent, and the home team may win by a single goal.