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Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen Predictions & Tips - Leverkusen to Maintain the Momentum in the Europa League Final

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Last updated: 22 May 2024
Eddy Tora 22 May 2024
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  • Leverkusen haven’t been beaten in 49 matches this season
  • Can Atalanta stop the record makers in Dublin?
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Atalanta face Bayer Leverkusen in the 2023/24 Europa League Final (Getty)

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Bayer Leverkusen have been phenomenal this season, going unbeaten in 49 matches. Atalanta will prove a tough test, but surely the momentum is with the German club in the Europa League final.
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Head to Head


Atalanta have a 2-0 advantage against Bayer Leverkusen, both matches played in the 2021/22 Europa League Round of 16.

The Italian club won 3-2 in Bergamo with Luis Muriel scoring twice, a 1-0 win in Germany secured thanks to a late Jérémie Boga strike.

Atalanta Form


Atalanta got past Marseille in the Europa League semi-finals, a 1-1 draw in France followed by a convincing 3-0 win in Italy.  

Gian Piero Gasperini’s side went all the way in the Coppa Italia, losing 1-0 against Juventus at Stadio Olimpico where they were unbale to turn it around after conceding in the 4th minute.

La Dea have won five straight games in Serie A, flying up the table to put pressure on Bologna and Juventus for a top four spot. They won 2-0 at Lecce on Saturday, Gianluca Scamacca assisting Charles De Ketelaere in the 48th minute before finding the net five minutes later.

Atalanta Injuries & Team News


Centre-Backs José Palomino and Sead Kolasinac are injured alongside right-back Emil Holm and midfielder Marten de Roon.

Midfielder Teun Koopmeiners is available after serving a suspension in Serie A.

Bayer Leverkusen Form


Bayer Leverkusen are undefeated in 49 matches this season. They claimed their first Bundesliga title, are into the German Cup final and will contest the Europa League final.

Xabi Alonso’s side got past Roma in the Europa League semi-finals, a 2-0 win in Italy followed by a 2-2 draw in Germany where they scored two late goals.

The Werkself returned to the Bundesliga with a 5-0 win at Bochum where they played against 10 men for the majority of the match. Patrik Schick, Victor Boniface, Amine Adli, Josip Stanisic and Alex Grimaldo all scored to punish the home side.

Leverkusen ended the Bundesliga with a 2-1 win against Augsburg. They had 65% possession and 8-2 shots on target, early goals to Victor Boniface and Robert Andrich getting it done.

Bayer Leverkusen Injuries & Team News


Granit Xhaka and Florian Wirtz came off the bench against Augsburg, both players sure to start in Dublin.

Verdict

Bayer Leverkusen haven’t tasted defeat in 49 games this season. Atalanta are a quality side, but the Football Gods appear to be shining on Leverkusen who can win the Europa League final.

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