PARMA VS. ATALANTA, OUR OPPOSITION IN FOCUS

Parma, 26 July 2020 – Parma will face Atalanta in their last home fixture of the season. Here’s a closer look at the Crociati’s next opponents.

ATALANTA’S SEASON SO FAR
Up to this point, Atalanta have collected 75 points in the league following 22 wins, nine draws and five defeats. The Orobici have scored 96 and conceded 45.

STATS
From 2035 attacks, Atalanta have taken 515 shots, 305 of which have been on target. On average, La Dea have kept possession for 28 minutes and 30 seconds. The team’s top goalscorers are Luis Muriel and Duvan Zapata, both of whom have found the net 18 times. Following behind this duo is Josip Ilicic, who has bagged 15. When it comes to assists, Alejandro Gomez is leading the way with 14, while Robin Gosens has been Atalanta’s second most successful player in this regard with seven.

LAST MATCH
In their last league fixture, Atalanta drew 1-1 at San Siro against Milan after taking to the pitch with the following line-up: Gollini; Toloi (46’ Sutalo), Caldara, Djimsiti; Hateboer, De Roon, Freuler (69’ Pasalic), Gosens (69’ Castagne); Malinovskyi (57’ Muriel), Gomez (46’ Colley); Zapata. Substitutes: Rossi, Sportiello, Czyborra, Palomino, Bellanova, Tameze, Da Riva.

REVERSE FIXTURE
The match between Atalanta and Parma earlier on in the season finished in a 5-0 Nerazzurri win. That day, Parma lined up as follows: Sepe, Iacoponi, Grassi (78’ Brugman), Hernani, Barillà, B. Alves (cap.), Kucka (67’ Laurini), Darmian, Kulusevski, Sprocati (46’ Inglese), Pezzella.
Substitutes: Colombi, Alastra, Dermaku, Cornelius, Scozzarella, Siligardi, Adorante.