Italian Serie A match preview – Napoli vs Atalanta – 17 October 2020. Atalanta are first to score at least four goals in first three games.
Napoli will be fired up and furious after the Juventus controversy, but host leaders Atalanta, who boast a perfect record so far.
The Partenopei were docked one point and given a 3-0 defeat after the Disciplinary Commission ruled they did not do everything possible to attend the Week 3 trip to the Juventus Stadium. Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas are still out after contracting COVID-19, but the outbreak was contained.
Atalanta won their opening three Serie A matches for the first time in their history, scoring 13 goals and conceding five, leading some to believe they could challenge for the Scudetto.
Form Guide: Napoli (L W W – -) Atalanta (W W W – -)
Napoli (4-2-3-1): Ospina; Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly, Hysaj; Fabian Ruiz, Lobotka; Politano, Lozano, Mertens; Osimhen
Atalanta (3-4-1-2): Sportiello; Toloi, Palomino, Djimsiti; Hateboer, De Roon, Freuler, Gosens; Gomez; Muriel, Duvan Zapata
Credit: Football Italia