ATN vs MCI Dream11 Match Prediction: Atalanta made a statement last season by finishing third in Serie A and qualifying for the Champions League for the very first time in their club history.
However, Gian Piero Gasperini’s side isn’t haven’t had an ideal start in the elite European competition. Atalanta currently resides at the bottom of Group C and are yet to register their first points on board in spite of being a part of three games.
Atalanta will now be hosting Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City for their next challenge. Man. City currently resides at the top of Group C with nine points on board.
In contrast to Atalanta, Manchester City has lost just two games in the entire season so far. Guardiola has won two consecutive Premier League titles and is eying a third one in succession. Having said that, the Spaniard will be eager to go the distance in Champions League with a quality team.
In the reverse fixture, Manchester City thumped Atalanta 5-1 at the Etihad Stadium.
Date- Thursday, November 7 | Kick-Off- 1:30 AM (IST) | Venue- San Siro
Atalanta Team News
Duvan Zapata is the only one that is ruled out due to injury for the Italian club. Josip Ilicic was shown a red card in the league over the weekend but is available to start versus Manchester City. Luis Muriel didn’t feature in the last Champions League fixture but could be given the nod on Wednesday. Gomez and Ilicic could be the two players in behind Muriel to create chances.
Manchester City Team News
David Silva is ruled out of the upcoming fixture due to a muscle injury which he sustained against Crystal Palace. Leroy Sane, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Rodri and Aymeric Laporte are also on the sidelines due to injuries. With Man. City’s next league fixture scheduled against Liverpool, Pep Guardiola might quite a few first-team players. Angelino could keep his place at wing-back, while Joao Cancelo, Nicolas Otamendi and Jon Stones could fill in at back-four. Phil Foden’s red card in the reverse fixture against Atalanta keeps him out for this one.
Atalanta- Gollini; Toloi, Masiello, Djimsiti; Gosens, Freuler, Roon, Hateboer; Gomez; Ilicic, Muriel
Manchester City-Ederson; Cancelo, Stones, Otamendi, Angelino; Fernandinho, Gundogan, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Aguero, Sterling
Manchester City has scored two goals in 11 of their last 12 Champions League games.
Manchester City has won seven of their last eight Champions League games.
Atalanta has lost its last three Champions League games.
Luis Muriel can pose a threat in attack and has been impressive while playing forward this season. Murial has scored eight goals from 11 games for Atalanta so far.
For Manchester City Ilkay Gundogan can make an impact through the midfield as the chances of first-team players being rested seem possible. From the three Champions League games this season, Gundogan has a goal, an assist and a pass success ratio over 90%
ATN vs MCI Dream11 Today Match Prediction | Fantasy Team
Goalkeeper- E Moraes
Defenders- J Cancelo, R Toloi, B Djmsiti
Midfielders-I Gundogan (C), J Ilicic, R Freuler, B Silva, R Mahrez
Forwards- S Aguero, L Muriel
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