Sporting Lisbon-Atalanta, the probable formations

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Sporting Lisbon-Atalanta, the probable formations

Atalanta visits Sporting in the first leg of the Europa League round of 16. Kickoff at 6:45 p.m. at the 'José Alvalade'. The Nerazzurri reached the round of 16 thanks to their first-place finish in Group D, ahead of the Portuguese, who were instead forced into the playoffs, in which they eliminated Young Boys. Last Oct. 5 in Portugal it was Dea who imposed (1-2).

Amorim relies on Gyokeres in attack, with Paulinho and Trincao completing the trident. In the midfield in the booth is ex-Lecce Hjulmand, paired with Morita, on the outsides Catamo and Matheus Reis. DIfense headed by Coates, between the posts Israel.

Gasperini confirms the De Ketelaere-Lookman pair in attack, although Scamacca is pawing for a shirt from the 1'. Ederson returns in midfield, alongside De Roon, on the flanks space for Holm and Ruggeri, favored over Zappacosta. Defense headed by Djimsiti, in goal there'è Musso.

Probable lineups

SPORTING (3-4-3): Israel; Diomande, Coates, Quaresma; Catamo, Morita, Hjulmand, Matheus Reis; Trincao, Gyokeres, Paulinho. All. Amorim

ATALANTA (3-4-1-2): Musso; Scalvini, Djimsiti, Kolasinac; Holm, De Roon, Ederson, Ruggeri; Koopmeiners; Lookman, De Ketelaere. All. Gasperini

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