Benevento will host Atalanta for the Serie A fixture at Municipal Stadium Ciro Vigorito at 7:30 PM IST. The hosts have acquired the 10th spot with 21 points while the visitors have occupied the seventh position with 28 points.
Benevento played 16 games out of which they won six games, lost seven matches and drew thrice. Atalanta on the other end played 15 games, they won eight matches, lost thrice and had a draw on four occasions.
Benevento has managed to pull off a few surprises this season. The hosts beat Cagliari 2-1 during the week and would want to grab another victory to gain the momentum.
Atalanta had an ordinary start to their season and seems to have recovered as they scored eight goals in their last two games. In their last encounter, Atalanta beat Parma by 3-0 and will be confident enough against Benevento in their upcoming fixture.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Atalanta has the upper hand as they beat Benevento twice in the two matches they played. Benevento has never defeated Atalanta, the home team needs to bring their A-game to beat their opponents tomorrow. Atalanta aren’t playing at their absolute best this season, but the visitors have managed to overcome some challenges off the field.
Benevento will miss the services of Luca Caldirola, Gaetano Letizia, and Iago Falque as they are currently injured. Bryan Dabo is likely to play in the upcoming fixture.
For Atalanta, Mario Pasalic has been ruled out of the game against Benevento this weekend due to an injury. Cristian Romera will be back in the playing XI after serving his suspension.