Date: 26th September 2020 at 7:00am
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Atalanta’s Serie A season starts on Saturday afternoon when they travel to Torino, who lost their opener last week against Fiorentina.


Torino (4-3-1-2): Sirigu; Vojvoda, Bremer, Nkoulou, Murru; Lukic, Rincon, Linetty; Verdi; Zaza, Belotti.

Unavailable: Lyanco, Rodriguez, Baselli.

Atalanta (3-4-2-1): Sportiello; Toloi, Caldara, Sutalo; Hateboer, De Roon, Freuler, Gosens; Malinovskyi, Gomez; Zapata.

Suspended: Djimisti, Romero.

Unavailable: Gollini, Miranchuk, Pessina, Ilicic.


– After winning 7-0 against in their last meeting, could win consecutive Serie A games against the Granata for the first time since 2001 (three in a row).

– The 7-0 win against in January 2020 is ’s biggest ever win in Serie A.

– Atalanta have scored nine goals in their last two Serie A matches against Torino – in their previous 11 league games, La Dea netted only eight against the Granata.

– The last time didn’t find the net in two consecutive home matches against Atalanta in Serie A was back in the 1980s (three 0-0s in a row).

could lose both of their opening two matches in a Serie A season for the first time since 2002/03 under Giancarlo Camolese.

– Atalanta could win their first match in three Serie A campaigns in a row for the first time.

– Atalanta netted seven goals in their last two opening Serie A matches to a season (4-0 v in 2018 and 3-2 v SPAL in 2019), as many as in their previous nine.

– In the most recent match against Torino, Atalanta’s Josip Ilicic scored from 45 metres, the longest distance recorded for a Serie A goal since Facundo Roncaglia’s goal in 2013 in Fiorentina- game (56 m).

– Among sides he has faced in more than two games in Serie A, Atalanta are the only team against which ’s is yet to find the net against (11 games).

– Atalanta’s Luis Muriel has scored eight goals in his first match of a new season in Serie A, at least two more than any other player in the last 10 league seasons.