Atalanta and Juventus the faces were seen in the grand finale of Coppa Italia, where both teams arrive with the illusion of winning the title, but in a very different situation and recent dynamics.
La Vecchia Signora arrives in crisis against a Bergamo team that has had a great season and wants to give the finishing touch to the course, with Juventus he needs to get into the positions of Champions League, since after losing in the Juventus Stadium by 0-3 against Milan, right now occupies the fifth position of the classification.
In addition to winning the Italian Super Cup (2-0 at Naples, thanks to the goals of Cristiano Ronaldo and Álvaro Morata), the Turin team has the possibility of adding its second title in a discreet season, where it has also lost in UEFA Champions League round of 16, against the prognosis, against Porto.
Juventus will not have it easy against Atalanta by Gasperini, which currently occupies the second place in the classification with 72 points, equaled with the Milan, and both three points above the Juventus, which adds up to 69.
Recently, both teams have seen each other in the A series on April 18, where Atalanta took all three points thanks to a goal from Ruslan Malynovski in the 87th minute, which gave the victory in the Atleti Azzurri Stadium of Italy.
However, this Coppa Italia final will take place in the MAPEI Stadium in Reggio Emilia, where in addition the Italian Government has admitted that until 20% capacity approved the opening of capacity to the stadium, where until 4,700 viewers They will be in the stands of the stadium.
The possible departure of Andrea Pirlo of the team has two priority fronts, to conquer the title of Coppa Italy and also finish in the top four. Right now they are one point behind Napoli, fourth ranked with 70 points, one above Juventus.
In the Coppa Italia, both teams have had a very good track record. The Juventus surpassed the Genoa 3-2 in the round of 16, at SPAL in the quarterfinals by a resounding 4-0, while in the semifinals, which was played in a double game, he beat Inter de Milan by a total of 2-1 (won 1-2 in the Giusseppe Meazza and drew without goals in the Juventus Stadium).
The Atalanta, meanwhile, won 3-1 at Cagliari in the round of 16, in the quarter-finals he beat the Lazio 3-2, while in the semifinals they won 3-1 against the Naples, where he drew without goals in the stadium Diego Armando Maradona and beat in Bergamo by a clear 3-1.
When do you play Atalanta – Juventus?
The game is played today, Wednesday 19 May, at 21.00 hours
Where to watch Atalanta – Juventus?
The encounter can be seen by DAZN, platform that relays the Coppa Italy. You can follow all the information about the final by the Sports World website.