Youthful Boys will possible be hoping to look at up their shock Champions League win in direction of Manchester United with three further elements after they journey to Atalanta on Wednesday (29/9).
Atalanta, within the meantime, drew 2-2 of their opener in direction of Europa League champions Villarreal at El Madrigal two weeks previously.
After an inconsistent start to their residence season, Atalanta have since secured two attracts and two wins of their subsequent 4 matches in all competitions, along with a 2-2 draw in direction of Villarreal a fortnight previously.
After that they obtained back-to-back Serie A in direction of Salernitana (0-1) and Sassuolo (2-1) sooner than collaborating in thrilling attracts in direction of Inter Milan (2-2) on the weekend.
Since Youthful Boys clinched their fifteenth residence title remaining season, the Swiss side have beloved a wonderful start to the model new season, dropping merely thought of considered one of their 16 video video games in all competitions.
That included a shock 2-1 win over 10-man Manchester United inside the first week of their group stage, and since then they have been glorious by beating Illiria (1-7), Lausanne (1-6) and St. Gallen (2-1).
This may be the primary meeting between the two sides in an official European opponents and they will be aiming to start their nose to nose with a win.
Atalanta ought to go into this match with out the businesses of Jose Luis Palomino, Luis Muriel and Hans Hateboer, who’s at current recovering from harm.
The company will take to the pitch with out Jean-Pierre Nsame, Fabian Lustenberger, Joel Monteiro, Cedric Zesiger and Esteban Petignat, who’re all sidelined by way of harm.
Atalanta XI (3-4-1-2): Juan Musso; Rafael Toloi, Merih Demiral, Berat Djimsiti; Davide Zappacosta, Mario Articleic, Teun Koopmeiners, Robin Gosens; Matteo Pessina; Josip Ilicic, Duvan Zapata
Young Boys XI (4-4-2): David von Ballmoos; Silvan Hefti, Sandro Lauper, Mohamed Ali Camara, Ulisses Garcia; Christian Fassnacht, Christopher Martins Pereira, Michel Aebischer, Moumi Ngamaleu; Meschak Elia, Jordan Siebatcheu
Atalanta have misplaced merely thought of considered one of their first seven video video games of the season and have merely recorded a strong 2-2 draw in direction of reigning Serie A champions Inter Milan in residence opponents.
Youthful Boys will come to Italy with extreme confidence due to a shock 2-1 win in direction of Manchester United, although that victory was helped by a pink card and a Jesse Lingard blunder.
Atalanta boast far superior players and the Bergamo side must be succesful to make use of this dwelling sport as an excellent various to claim their first win on this group stage.
Ranking Prediction : Atalanta BC 3-1 Youthful Boys
Dream 11 Prediction:
Defender: Hafti, Demiral, Carama, Gosens
Midfielder: Pessina, Elia, Garcia
Assault: Zapata, Jordon, Jospic