Our prediction for this Serie A match:
Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia will host the match between Atalanta and Palermo. The Orobici defeated Torino in their last home game in the national championship, but they were outplayed by Cagliari (0-3) on the road at the weekend. Atalanta experienced all sorts of problems in the defeat to the Rossoblu, but it is well known that the Orobici produce much better performances on home soil. Their next rivals Palermo are on a four-game winless run in the Serie A and they are eager to record their first win of the season. However, seeing that the Rosanero are not regarded as good travelers, home win appears on the horizon. When the two teams met in Bergamo last season Atalanta recorded a routine 3-0 win over Palermo and we predict that the Orobici are going to pick up all three points from Wednesday’s football match against Roberto De Zerbi’s charges.
Highlighted Player (Marco Borriello):
Marco Borriello is a left-footed Italian attacker who was born on 18 June, 1982. Borriello is well known for his powerful shot and he used to play for a number of Serie A teams in the past. The 185-cm-tall striker played for the likes of Treviso, Milan, Genoa, Roma, Carpi and Atalanta in the past and in 2016 he joined Cagliari. It has to be noted that he used to play for Triestina, Empoli, Reggina, Sampdoria, Juventus and West Ham United on loan as well.
Marco Borriello won the UEFA Champions League with Milan back in 2007 and he clinched the 2003/2004 Serie A trophy with the Rossoneri. The Italian attacker won Scudetto with Juve as well in the 2011 /2012 season.
Speaking of his international career, Borriello made his Italy debut on 6 February, 2008 against Switzerland. He came as a substitute to replace Luca Toni. The Cagliari footballer made Italy Euro 2008 squad, but he did not see any game action at the showpiece tournament.
Highlighted Team (Palermo):
US Citta di Palermo is an Italian footballclub which is founded in 1898 as Anglo Panormitan Athletic and Football club. Palermo is currently active in the Serie A. The club from Palermo hosts it’s games in the Stadio Renzo Barbero. The Palermo stadium is one of the most modern stadiums in Italy and holds a capacity of 38 000 spectators.
Palermo is known for it’s kit: the club colours are black and pink. The home kit of the club is in flashy pink. One of the most famous nicknames of Palermo is Rosanero which means Pink black.Palermo managed to play 5 times in the UEFA cup in the club’s history.
In 1931/1932, 1968/1969 and 2013/2014 the club won the Serie B title. In 1974, 1979 and 2011 Palerma ended as runner up in the Coppa Italia. US Palermo never won a title in the highest division of Italy. Amauri, Barzagli, Bresciano, Luca Toni and Cavani are the most famous football players that played for Palermo.