Match Preview: Atalanta vs Sporting CP Europa League game

Atalanta vs Sporting CP match preview || Credit: Imago

Match Preview: Atalanta vs Sporting CP Europa League game

Stephen Oladehinde 16:21 - 30.11.2023

Atalanta BC and Sporting CP will renew their rivalry in a crucial Europa League Group D encounter at the Gewiss Stadium on Thursday, November 30, 2023. Both teams are vying for a place in the knockout stages, making this match a must-win for either side.

Match preview

Atalanta, currently first in the group with 10 points from four matches, are determined to secure their place in the next round. They have been in impressive form this season, winning their last four games across all competitions.

Sporting CP, on the other hand, are second in the group with seven points from four matches. They have shown their resilience in recent matches, winning their last three games in the Primeira Liga.

This match promises to be an exciting affair, with both teams having something to play for. Atalanta will be buoyed by their home advantage and recent form, while Sporting CP will be looking to capitalize on Atalanta's attacking style of play.

Atalanta vs Sporting CP match preview || Credit: Imago
Atalanta vs Sporting CP match preview || Credit: Imago

Team News


Injuries: Hans Hateboer and Berat Djimsiti are doubtful due to recent injuries. 

Suspensions: None reported. 

Team Form: Atalanta has been in good form in Serie A, securing wins in their last three games. Their European campaign has been equally strong, with a series of impressive performances.

Sporting CP: 

Injuries: Pedro Gonçalves is sidelined due to a hamstring injury. 

Suspensions: Sebastian Coates is suspended following his red card in the last match. 

Team Form: Sporting has shown mixed results in the Primeira Liga but have been consistent in their European outings, making them a formidable opponent.

Match Predictions

This match is a toss-up, with both teams having a chance of winning. However, Atalanta's home advantage and recent form could give them a slight edge. 

Atalanta to win 


Sporting CP to win

Match Predictions || Credit: Imago
Match Predictions || Credit: Imago

Betting Tips

Both teams to score 

Over 2.5 goals

Atalanta to score the first goal

Atalanta vs Sporting Possible Line-ups

Atalanta (3-4-2-1): Musso, Scalvini, Djimsiti, Kolasinac; Hateboer, De Roon, Ederson, Ruggeri; Koopmeiners, Lookman; Scamacca

Sporting CP (3-4-2-1): Adan; Diomande, Coates, Neto; St Juste, Hjulmand, Morita, Santos; Goncalves, Paulinho; Gyokeres

Atalanta vs Sporting CP Head-to-Head

This will be the third meeting between the two teams. Atalanta won the first encounter 2-1, while Sporting CP won the second encounter 3-1.

Time, Venue, and Where to Watch

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023

Time: 6:45 PM WAT

Venue: Gewiss Stadium, Bergamo, Italy

Where to Watch in Nigeria

Football enthusiasts in Nigeria can catch the live action on DSTV's SuperSport 3, or stream it through the Showmax app.

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