Empoli vs Atlanta
Italy – Serie A
Date: Sunday, 25 November 2018
Kick-off at 14.00 UK/ 15.00 CET
Venue: Stadio Carlo Castellani (Empoli).
The relegation-threatened Empoli hosts Atlanta from the upper tier of the Serie A. This 13th round fixture of top division Italian Football takes place in the Castellani this Sunday.
Empoli defeated Udinese in their last league match, at home. The final scoreline read 2-1 in favor of the hosts. Zajc and Caputo scored for the home team. Empoli would have kept a clean sheet if only late-match complacency hadn’t crept up into their midst. Pusseto scored for Udinese after De Paul had missed a penalty for the visitors.
Atlanta put in a flawless performance to stop Inter in their tracks. Four different players scored for the hosts in return for the lone goal from Icardi. The Inter captain had calmly converted his spot kick. The final scoreline was 4-1. The former treble-winning team was on a cruise before Atlanta gave them a reality check.
Empoli vs Atlanta Head-to-head (h2h)
- Atlanta had registered the three last wins against this opponent, in head-to-head ties.
- Empoli has won just one of their last 12 games.
- Atlanta is on a four-match winning streak.
- Empoli has only one win to their name in their last five home ties.
- Atlanta has lost only three of their last 15 games on the road.
- The last two away matches for Atlanta reads a combined scoreline of 2-7.
Empoli vs Atlanta Prediction
The visitors are the favorites for this tie. They seem to have overcome their initial stumbles in the season, and currently looks ominous to achieve staggering stats come summer.
Empoli has been struggling at home in 2017-2018. They have been able to record just one win in their last five home games. Their recent overall stats show a disturbing one win in last 12 attempts.
On the other hand, Atlanta is on a four-match winning streak. On the road, too, they have not displayed any apparent signs of weakness. Atlanta has just three losses to their name in last 15 games away from home.
They have shown ample ability to score early goals and to protect the lead. Atlanta scored a total of seven goals in their last two away games.
Atlanta will win this match and either of the halves.
Empoli vs Atlanta Betting Tips
Atlanta to win @ 1.80 (4/5)
Half Time/ Full Time: Atlanta/ Atlanta @ 2.88 (15/8).