Hellas Verona continue their battle to stay in the Italian top-flight this weekend, as they will look to get back to winning ways. Meanwhile, Atalanta will desperately require maximum points in their battle to secure a European finish.
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Time could be running out on Hellas Verona’s stay in Serie A, as they remain locked in the bottom three positions in the standings with just three matches of the season remaining. However, there is still time for them to climb to safety, and a victory this weekend could see them end the round of fixtures in 16th place overall.
However, they come into this clash in stuttering form, as they have lost two of their previous three. But, they have managed to claim two wins over their previous five, which is as many as any other side in the relegation battle. But, their survival bid was dealt a blow last weekend, as they fell to a 1-0 defeat at home against Torino. An instant response will be needed on the road against Atalanta this weekend.
This is also a big fixture for Atalanta in Serie A this weekend, as they remain locked in a battle for a European place. At present, they sit down in seventh in the standings, but they could move up to fifth with a victory against Verona before Milan and Roma has a chance to respond.
But, they will need to bounce back to form, as they have lost each of their previous two in Serie A. Their most recent loss was suffered last weekend, as they were edged out by Salernitana on the road. The winning goal in that match was scored in the 93rd minute.
Atalanta vs Hellas Verona Head to Head
Away wins have dominated this fixture in recent seasons, with the side playing on the road winning each of the last five. Over that period, Verona has recorded two away wins. That includes a 2-1 success in this exact fixture last season. Atalanta’s last home win against Verona was recorded in December 2019.
Atalanta vs Hellas Verona Prediction
Atalanta and Verona both have a desperate need for maximum points this weekend. However, the trend of away wins in this fixture makes for a compelling betting angle. Therefore, we will take a huge chance on Verona registering a third straight away win against Atalanta.
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