Sporting Lisbon vs Atalanta BC Europa League

Sporting Lisbon vs Atalanta BC Europa League – Preview, Prediction and Lineups 06/03/2024

Sporting Lisbon vs Atalanta BC Europa League Match Analysis

In the first leg of the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, Sporting in Lisbon will face Atalanta.

Match Preview

The Lisbon-based team is in excellent form. Ruben Amorim’s squad leads the Primeira Liga with 59 points, surpassing Benfica by 1 point with a game in hand.

Sporting has remained undefeated since their loss to Braga on January 23 in the Portuguese League Cup final.

Their most recent victory came in the Europa League, where they triumphed over Young Boys with a 3-1 win on the road and a 1-1 draw at home in the previous round.

Over the weekend, Sporting secured a victory in the Portuguese league against Farense (3:2).

With 11 rounds remaining in Serie A, Atalanta is still in the race for a top-four finish.

However, in the two preceding rounds, Gian Piero Gasperini’s team suffered two defeats – 0:4 against Inter and 1:2 against Bologna.

Prior to that, they had a draw with Milan (1:1).

These setbacks have dropped the team from Bergamo to sixth place, trailing the fourth spot by only 4 points.

Prediction: Sporting Lisbon 2-1 Atalanta BC

Despite Atalanta’s strong track record in this competition, Sporting is currently in excellent form and is expected to secure a narrow win in Lisbon on Wednesday.

  • Prediction: Sporting Draw no bet
  • Betting Tip: Over 1.5 Goals

Possible Lineups

Sporting Lisbon: (3-4-3)

Israel;

Diomande, Coates, Reis;

Esgaio, Hjulmand, Braganca, Santos;

Trincao, Gyokeres, Edwards

Atalanta BC: (3-4-1-2)

Musso;

Scalvini, Djimsiti, Kolasinac;

Hateboer, Pasalic, Ederson, Bakker;

Koopmeiners;

De Ketelaere, Lookman

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