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Valencia vs Atalanta – UCL betting tips

Valencia CF vs Atalanta BC

Where Can I Watch?

Who? Valencia CF vs Atalanta BC

What? UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg (1-4 aggr.)

Where? Mestalla Stadium, Valencia

When? 20:00 GMT, Tuesday 10th March 2020

Watch? BT Sport 3

Sam’s Betting Tips – Valencia CF vs Atalanta BC

“Valencia have a huge task on their hands to turn this one around. They need at least three goals without reply to qualify, but that is a tall order against an Atalanta side who have only failed to score in just three games all season in all competitions. The visitors put seven past Lecce at the weekend, incredibly the third time they have scored seven goals in a game this season. Expect another high-scoring game with goals at both ends.”

  1. Atalanta – 13/10*
  2. BTTS + Atalanta – 12/5*
  3. Josip Ilicic Anytime Scorer – 6/4*
  4. Over 3.5 Goals – 11/10*
  5. Multibet Exact Score (0-3, 1-3, or 2-3) – 11/2*

*Odds as of March 9th at 16:00 GMT and subject to change

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Match Preview – Valencia CF vs Atalanta BC

Injury-hit Valencia host free-scoring Italian outfit Atalanta at the Mestalla Stadium in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2019/20.

Valencia CF

Los Ches are in 7th place in the Spanish La Liga. They have 42 points from 27 games so far this season. They have recorded 11 wins, nine draws, and seven defeats with Albert Celades in charge. Valencia shocked Group H by finishing top, ahead of Chelsea and Ajax, but face a knockout exit unless they can find three goals without reply.

Team News

The hosts are without Gabriel Paulista, Ezequiel Garay, Maximiliano Gomez, Eliaquim Mangala, and Cristiano Piccini for this second leg clash. Francis Coquelin, Rodrigo and Manu Vallejo are all doubts.

The opening goal in three of Valencia’s last four UCL games has arrived within 25 minutes (FlashScore)

Atalanta BC

La Dea are in 4th place in the Italian Serie A. They have 48 points from 25 games so far this season. They have recorded 14 wins, six draws, and five defeats with Gian Piero Gasperini in charge. Atalanta finished Group C runners behind Manchester City and could be the first team since Leicester City to make the Quarter Finals in their debut UCL campaign.

Team News

The visitors are without Bosko Sutalo and Rafael Toloi for this second leg clash.

16 of Atalanta’s last 17 competitions have produced Over 2.5 Goals (FlashScore)

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Key Players

Valencia CF – Daniel Parejo – 21/10* Anytime Scorer

Spanish midfielder Daniel Parejo has one Champions League goal this season. Parejo has scored two goals in his last two matches and has eight goals in 25 La Liga matches from midfield this season.

Atalanta BC – Duvan Zapata – 21/20* Anytime Scorer

Colombian forward Duvan Zapata has one Champions League goal this season. Zapata has scored in his last three away games, including a hat-trick against Lecce last time out. He has 11 goals in 15 Serie A matches this season.

*Odds as of March 9th at 16:00 GMT and subject to change

Head-to-Head Record

19 Feb 2020 ATA 4-1 VCF Champions League
11 Aug 2017 VCF 1-2 ATA Club Friendly

Source – FlashScore

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