A double round will complete this Monday, December 11, the sixteenth round of the Italian Championship in its 2017/2018 edition. It will be opened by Genoa and Atalanta. At the Luigi Ferraris stadium in Janov, the match starts at 4pm (Brasília time).
Genoa’s recent performance
After a poor start, Genoa have posted their best season finale in the last three rounds. With two wins and a draw managed to distance himself from the relegation zone. He completed the fifteenth round in 15th place. He has 13 points (three wins, four draws and eight losses). It opened front of three points in the comparison with the Spal, eighteenth placed and first in the region of the sticking.
He faces, however, a long fast of victories in his stadium. The team still can not win in the current season of the Italian Championship in the stadium Luigi Ferraris. In seven matches, he scored only twice, with draws. In the other five games he ended up being defeated. He scored eight goals in those meetings and took 15.
The fans could only celebrate a victory of their team in the Glass of Italy. Genoa scored 1-0 at Crotone and survived the tournament title. To try to repeat this result in the Italian League, coach Davide Ballardini will be able to count on practically all his cast on Monday.
The only doubt he has is with striker Andrey Galabinov (nine matches in Serie A Italian 2017/2018, two goals). Injured, the athlete is in the medical department. It must undergo a new evaluation to know if it will receive the green light to face the team of Bergamo.
The current form of Atalanta
Atalanta entered the field on Thursday, December 7. For the sixth and final round of the Europa League group stage, they beat Lyon 1-0 in Bergamo. Their qualification for the next stage of the competition was already guaranteed, but with success the team also secured first place group.
He also increased his undefeated match series to four. It was three wins and a draw in the period. Two of those commitments were in the Italian Championship. A success at home, 1-0, against Benevento and a draw, outside their domains, with Torino, by 1 to 1.
The results were not enough to significantly improve the placement of Atalanta on the leaderboard. The club finished 15th in tenth place with 20 points (five wins, five draws and five losses) accumulated. Six fewer than Sampdoria, who closed the sixth place in the European tournament qualifying zone. This is the goal of the team of Bergamo for the season
History of the matches Genoa vs Atalanta
Atalanta won the last three matches against Genoa. The two most recent, last season, by thrashing. The Bergamo home team made it 3-0. As the whole team the score was 5-0.
Atalanta, although it has presented many ups and downs throughout the season, has technical capacity far superior to the Genoa and, therefore, it should be indicated as better betting option for the departure of this Monday. It has a price of 2.35 in Rivalo. Draw presents prize of 3.30 and success of homeowners triples investment.