Cagliari vs Atalanta Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more 07/04/2024

Here is our prediction for the upcoming Serie A tie between Cagliari and Atalanta taking place on Sunday, April 7th 2024.

 
6:30am on Sunday 7th April 2024
By
Jake Skudder

As the Serie A season edges towards a thrilling climax, the encounter between Cagliari and Atalanta at the Sardegna Arena on Sunday presents a classic battle for survival against European qualification aspirations.

With both teams having distinct goals for the season, this match is set to be a fascinating affair.

Current Form

Atalanta's Current Form

Atalanta travels to Sardinia with a mix of recent outcomes, including a notable victory over Napoli, signalling a return to form.

Despite a setback in the Coppa Italia, their ambition for a top-six finish remains undiminished, buoyed by their historical success against Cagliari and a strong showing on the road.

Cagliari's Current Form

Cagliari, meanwhile, have shown resilience in their fight against relegation, losing only once in their last six matches.

Their improved form has given them a slender margin above the drop zone, highlighting their determination to remain in Italy's top flight.

Team News

Atalanta Team News

Atalanta's lineup sees a blend of consistency and forced changes due to injuries, with Giorgio Scalvini sidelined and Charles De Ketelaere potentially making a return.

Their squad depth will be tested as they balance domestic ambitions with upcoming European commitments.

Cagliari Team News

Cagliari faces its own challenges, missing key players like Andrea Petagna and Leonardo Pavoletti.

The onus will be on Gianluca Lapadula and Zito Luvumbo to lead the attack and capitalize on any opportunities against a formidable Atalanta defence.

Key Players

Atalanta's Key Player

For Atalanta, Teun Koopmeiners remains a pivotal figure, boasting impressive scoring figures, especially away from home.

His ability to influence the game from midfield will be crucial for Atalanta's success.

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Cagliari's Key Player

Cagliari will rely on the attacking flair of Gianluca Lapadula, whose experience and goal-scoring prowess will be vital in their quest for crucial points.

Scoreline Prediction

Considering both teams' form and historical performances, a tightly contested match is anticipated.

Atalanta's attacking versatility and defensive resilience may ultimately give them the edge, and we're predicting a scoreline of Cagliari 1-2 Atalanta.

For all of the analysis of Cagliari vs Atalanta as it happens live, check out our Preview and Live Update page for the game.

FAQ

Who will win between Cagliari and Atalanta? Atalanta is favoured to win based on current form and historical matchups.

What is at stake for both teams? Atalanta is aiming for a top-six finish to secure European football next season, while Cagliari fights to avoid relegation.

Are any key players missing? Both teams are missing key players due to injuries, with Atalanta without Giorgio Scalvini and Cagliari missing Andrea Petagna and others.

Where is the match being played? The match is at the Sardegna Arena, Cagliari's home ground.

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