In the duel Atalanta – Roma on January 27, 2019, two direct competitors will play for a place in the top six of the Italian championship. The match at the Atleti Azzurri d’Italia stadium will begin at 17:00 Moscow time.Atalanta “The Goddess” has gained amazing form and has not lost in the championship for three games in a row, the team from Bergamo even managed to avoid defeat in the game against Juventus, which very rarely loses points. Now Atalanta is in seventh place with 31 points, but behind the fourth position is only three points, which can be obtained in the match Atalanta – Roma. The excellent form of the Atalanta players was also noticeable in the match of the previous round against Frosinone. A trip to one of the Serie A outsiders did not become a problem for the guests, and the result could be determined in the first half. Atalanta’s players left no chance for the hosts, having managed to take the lead already in the 11th minute, Mario Pasalic crossed into the penalty area, and Gianluca Mancini closed this canopy and opened the scoring in the match. The attacks of the guests did not stop even after the goal was scored, Pasalic was the most active in Atalanta, the Croat did not stop and continued to give flank passes into the opponent’s penalty area, one of the passes from the midfielder led to the second goal scored by the team from Bergamo, Pasalic’s serve was closed by Duvan Zapata – 0:2 in the 44th minute. The break also benefited the guests, because in the second half they played even more actively. Duvan Zapata managed to score the third goal, the Colombian broke through the opponent’s defense and beat the goalkeeper, making a double in the 47th minute. Zapata was not going to stop, the striker scored a hat-trick in the 64th minute, the player had only to close the pass from a partner and send the ball into the bottom corner. The third goal scored for Zapata is not the limit, the Colombian put an end to the match, scoring the fourth goal for himself, and the fifth for the team – 0:5 in the 73rd minute. Atalanta confidently won, and now the players of this team are waiting for an extremely important duel against Roman Roma. Roma The Romans have finally taken the path of correction and have been winning in the last three games. Such a winning streak allows the “wolves” to take the fifth line, having 33 points in their assets. In the previous round, the capital’s team hosted Torino, who is also fighting for top 6. Despite the importance of the fight, the players of the Romans decided not to wait and quickly opened an account, they managed to score in the 15th minute, Nicolo Zaniolo hit the guests’ goal twice, but only his second shot reached the goal – 1:0. After 20 minutes, Stadio Olimpico celebrated the second goal scored, this time Alexander Kolarov scored, the Serb converted a penalty. The game went just fine for Roma, there was a break ahead. In the second half, the Wolves came out completely different, it all started with a goal scored by Tomas Rincon, midfielder Torino caught the ball on the rebound and struck from a long distance – 2:1 in the 51st minute. In a state of horror, Christian Ansaldi introduced the hosts, the Argentine scored a similar goal, also catching the ball on the rebound and leveling the score in the 67th minute. Luckily for the Romans, they quickly recovered from the shock and were in the lead again six minutes later, Stefan El Shaarawy took a penetrating pass in the box and converted a one-on-one exit. The result is 3:2, the “wolves” won and returned to the top five, but this is clearly not the result that Eusebio Di Francesco’s team is fighting for. To take higher positions, the “yellow-reds” must win the Atalanta-Roma match, and also hope for a loss of points from competitors. Odds for the match Atalanta – Roma on January 27, 2019 It is not easy for the bookmakers of the Pari-Match company to give an advantage to one of the teams, but the game of the home team causes more confidence for the bookmakers. Odds for the match Atalanta – Roma: Atalanta win – 2.23; Draw – 3.65; Roma win – 3.20. Atalanta – Roma: Atalanta’s prediction for the match really looks very confident, and it will be very difficult to beat them at their own stadium. Prediction for the match Atalanta – Roma: Atalanta will not lose and the total is over 2.5, the odds are 2.40.