Udinese vs Atalanta Preview: Udinese Have No Time For Overconfidence

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Updated: February 20, 2014
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Although wary of Atalanta’s threat, Udinese still showcase a high possibility of being the online betting favorite of this match. Their better form is one of their key weapons for success when they host the struggling Atalanta.

 

Match Date: 23 February 2014 (local time)
Venue: Stadio Friuli

Team Form

Udinese

Udinese’s head honcho, Francesco Guidolin advised his players to take heed of complacency in their upcoming match against Atalanta.

 

The club’s top brass stressed that they are remain unsafe from the relegation zone. This is despite moving a rank higher after their even steven finish against Genoa. The latter surprised them with a late rally, which forced them to settle for a stalemate.

 

When asked about his team’s capability of qualifying to the European competition next season, Guidolin simply replied that they need to acquire more points at the expense of other clubs as their quest with Genoa barely produced anything.

 

After a sloppy three (3) consecutive defeats, Udinese made a great comeback via installing three (3) consecutive wins, in which they also nailed an average of three (3) goals per game.

 

Atalanta

Atalanta succumbed to its second consecutive defeat after going against the strong Parma,

 

Not only was the Nerazzurris thrashed, they also dropped to the 14th spot of the table and has somehow, lost their opportunity to penetrate the league’s top ten.

 

Unfortunately, Atalanta’s lackluster performance did not end with the Parma demise. They failed in seven (7) of their last eight (8) away matches and failed to score in six (6) of them. they cannot continue this performance for this will make them prone to slipping into the relegation zone.

 

Prediction: Udinese

With a better form, it is no surprise to see Udinese dominate this particular match.

 

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