Rivals AS Roma and Atalanta square off in Serie A Matchday 7, as the Giallorossi look to leapfrog their visitors from Bergamo on Sunday. Jose Mourinho‘s AS Roma sit in fifth place with 13 points, a single point behind Atalanta who lie in second.
The sides come into the encounter at the Stadio Olimpico off the back of differing domestic results, with La Dea being held to a 1-1 draw against Cremonese last time out, and AS Roma securing a 2-1 win over Empoli on Sunday. The Lupi also enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 win over HJK Helsinki in the Europa League in midweek.
AS Roma v Atalanta: Predicted line-ups
AS Roma may be able to call upon Italy international Nicolo Zaniolo after his shoulder injury, although he may only be fit for a place on the bench. Fellow forward Stephan El Shaarawy remains out with injury, whilst wing-back Nicola Zalewski‘s muscle strain rules him out of contention.
Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini will be without Colombian strikers Duvan Zapata and Luis Muriel through injury, paving the way for Rasmus Hojlund to start. Centre-back Berat Djimsiti is a long-term absentee and will not be available with a knee injury.
AS Roma predicted XI v Atalanta (3-5-2): Rui Patricio; Mancini, Smalling, Ibanez; Celik, Cristante, Matic, Pellegrini, Spinazzola; Dybala, Abraham
Atalanta predicted XI v AS Roma (3-4-2-1): Musso; Okoli, Demiral, Toloi; Hateboer, De Roon, Koopmeiners, Soppy; Malinovskyi, Lookman; Hojlund
AS Roma v Atalanta: When does the Serie A fixture start?
The Serie A Matchday 7 fixture of AS Roma v Atalanta kicks off at 18:00 CEST – local time in Italy – making it a 17:00 kick-off in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
In the United States, kick-off in AS Roma v Atalanta is 12:00 ET or 09:00 PT.
AS Roma v Atalanta: Where to watch the Serie A fixture?
In the United States, every Serie A game in 2022/23 can be seen on Paramount+, including AS Roma v Atalanta and the other standout fixtures of Serie A Matchday 7.
In the United Kingdom and Ireland, you can watch AS Roma v Atalanta on BT Sport 3.