Atalanta vs. Lazio Preview: Lazio Determined To Get Their 4th Win

Updated: October 11, 2013
Lazio Vs Catania

Match Date: 20 October 2013 (local time)

Venue: Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’ Italia


Motivated by the return of Radu and Konko, Lazio prepares to welcome them with a victorious match over rivals Atalanta.


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The momentum remains at the Atalanta camp after securing their 2nd consecutive win. With the possibility of going a notch higher in the league, Atalanta shall not waste the opportunity to bag their 3rd consecutive victory.


Maximiliano Moralez’s opener became Atalanta’s winning shot during the Chievo encounter. The clinical finish enabled the club to overcome the host right in their own territory. This is despite the dominance shown by the opposing club. Apparently, Atalanta seemed to have fully adjusted and adapted to Stefano Colantuono’s 4-1-4-1 and there is a high possibility for the club to utilize such formation again when they meet Lazio.



After a scoreless stalemate against Fiorentina, Lazio is determined to snatch a full-blown victory against Atalanta.


Despite taking more shots against Fiorentina, still, Lazio was unable to convert its scoring opportunities. As a result, the match ended in a draw, which has a minimal effect in the ranking. Nevertheless, this is still, better than going home defeated. A point is still, a point and whether the effect is huge or trivial, getting an extra gives a little bit of an edge.


Occupying the 7th spot, the club has already won thrice, drew twice and lost twice.


Pitted against Atalanta, Lazio has a dose of inspiration to keep them going and overcome the host. Stefan Radu and Abdoulay Konko are already on the verge of recovering from their injuries. Although they cannot join the pitch yet, their supporters will soon see them in action.


Football betting tip: Atalanta 2-1 Lazio

Lazio remains a heavy favorite in the match. Needless to say, their current form fares well than that of Atalanta. Its injured players may not make it to the pitch yet. But as mentioned, it may serve as their inspiration to finally clinch a decisive victory.




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