Atalanta v Juventus Match Preview and Predictions 26th December 2018

Time: 17.00

 

Atalanta entertains Italian giants Juventus in matchday 18 of the Italian Serie A both sides keen to get the maximum points in an encounter that could go either.

Atalanta will be keen to get back to winning ways in front of the demanding home supporters and get the job done bag the crucial three points.

The hosts will be keen to get back to winning ways after their disappointing 3-1 loss to Genoa away from home in their last Serie A encounter.

The home team is currently in decent form heading into the match managing three wins and two defeats in their last five matches.

Gasperini charges currently lie 9th in the Italian top division and a win the coming clash could propel them up to 6th in the Italian topflight chart.

Juventus travel to Atalanta hoping to sneak away with the vital three points in what will prove to be an uphill task.

Juventus head into the match buoyed by their 1-0 win over Roma at their backyard in their latest Serie A encounter and more of the same will be their top priority.

Massimiliano Allegri charges head into the match in fine form having won four and only lost one of their last five matches.

The Serie A defending Champions currently lie on the summit of the Italian top division with 49 points from 17 matches played and a win in the coming clash could propel see them open an 11 point gap at the top of the Italian top flight.

Atalanta will be counting on their lethal hitman Duvan Zapata to fire them past the visitors who will rely on five-time world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo to fire them past the hosts.

Head to Head

Juventus has won three and two of their last five matches have ended in draws.

Tip

Juventus win

Odds

1.79

Stake

Small

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