Man City v Atalanta Betting Tips & Predictions
Manchester City are firmly on course to qualify for the last sixteen stage of the 2019/20 Champions League after facile victories against Shakhtar Donetsk and Dinamo Zagreb.
Pep Guardiola will want his team to continue winning group games in order to be over the line well before the final round of matches are played in December, with the champions of England massive favourites to beat their Italian opponents at the Etihad Stadium.
City are currently favourites to win the Champions League although they’ve had a few wobbles in the Premier League this term and were recently turned over at home to Wolves, while they have also dropped points against Spurs and Norwich this term.
However, they should have Kevin de Bruyne back for this encounter and we shouldn’t forget that way in which the Citizens can dismantle teams at the Etihad Stadium, having blown Watford out of the water a few weeks ago.
Atalanta have had a miserable start to the Champions League group stage, starting with a 4-0 defeat at Dinamo Zagreb before getting beaten 2-1 at home to Shakhtar.
However, the Serie A have been doing well domestically and actually have four away wins on the board already, with the visitors sitting third in the table and illustrating why they qualified for this competition in the first place.
Duvan Zapata has already plundered seven goals this season and, at the time of writing, the Colombian has found the net in each of his past four encounters and the 28-year-old could prosper against a City defence still missing Aymeric Laporte.
Therefore, we can be fairly confident that Atalanta will have chances to score and this gives us the opportunity to back Manchester City to win the game and both sides to find the net during the ninety minutes.
Man City + BTTS @ 2.20 with bet365
Manchester City v Atalanta - Predicted Lineups & Confirmed Starting 11s
Manchester City Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation
Atalanta Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation
17Kevin De Bruyne
15Marten De Roon
10Alejandro Daro Gomez
Manchester City Formation4-3-3
- Manchester City Substitutes
- 30: Nicolas Otamendi
- 27: Joao Cancelo
- 21: David Silva
- 20: Bernardo Silva
- 09: Gabriel Jesus
- 05: John Stones
- 01: Claudio Bravo
- Atalanta Substitutes
- 99: Musa Barrow
- 88: Mario Pasalic
- 41: Ibañez
- 33: Hans Hateboer
- 13: Guilherme Arana
- 09: Luis Fernando Muriel
- 57: Marco Sportiello