Atalanta Serie A Udinese

Match Preview: Udinese vs Atalanta

On 9 October 2022, catch the live broadcast of Udinese vs Atalanta from the Dacia Arena on TLN TV at 8:55A!

Match Insights: Udinese

There have been 30 goals in the last six Serie A meetings between Udinese and Atalanta, 5 per game on average; among sides that have faced at least 50 times in the competition, Udinese are the one against which Atalanta have scored the most goals on average per match: 1.3 (100 goals in 76 matches).

Udinese have won each of their last six Serie A games and only once in their history have they won more such matches in a row: eight between April and May 2013, under Francesco Guidolin.

Andrea Sottil has become the fourth manager in the three points for a win era to have won at least six of his first eight Serie A games in his debut season, after Luigi Delneri (2001/02 for Chievo), Vladimir Petkovic (2012/13 for Lazio) and Paulo Sousa (2015/16 for Fiorentina); none of them have won seven of their first nine.

Match Insights: Atalanta

Atalanta are unbeaten in their last nine Serie A meetings against Udinese (W7 D2), they have gone unbeaten in 10 successive matches only against four opponents in the competition: Triestina (1948), Lazio (1972 and 1992), Cesena (2015) and Sassuolo (2021).

Atalanta have won their four Serie A away games this season with an aggregate score of 6-0: only one side in the history of the competition have won each of their first five away seasonal matches without conceding a single goal, Inter in the 1966/67 campaign.

This will be Gian Piero Gasperini’s 300th game in charge of Atalanta in all competitions; since his debut with the Nerazzurri in 2016/17, only three coaches have collected more appearances with a single side in the Big-5 European League in this period, considering all competitions: Pep Guardiola with Man City (363), Jürgen Klopp with Liverpool (339) and Diego Simeone with Atletico Madrid (326).

Udinese vs Atalanta: Players to Watch

Roberto Pereyra has scored in each of his last two Serie A meetings against Atalanta; the last Udinese player to have found the net in three consecutive appearances against a single opponent was Cyril Théréau, against Palermo between 2016 and 2017.

Atalanta striker Luis Muriel has scored 11 Serie A goals against Udinese; in the three points for a win era, only two non-Italian players have had more against a single opponent in the competition: Hernán Crespo, 14 against Udinese and Gonzalo Higuaín, 12 against Lazio.

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