Atalanta to fulfill the dream and Juventus to save his season They meet today in the final of the Italian Cup
Juventus will meet Atalanta today at the “Olimpico” stadium, in the final match of the Italian Cup soccer tournament. Atalanta Bergamo is seeking to crown his wonderful era with his coach Jean Perro Gasperini, while Juventus aspires to his second title this season, when they meet today in the final match of the Italian Cup in football at the Olympic Stadium in the capital, Rome. And Atalanta Bergamo made the domestic cup competition his goal this season, to crown his era with his coach Gasperini, who has supervised his technical management since 2016. Gasperini led Atalanta Bergamo to a historic achievement last season, when he reached the quarter-finals of the European Champions League in his first participation in the prestigious continental championship, before he came out at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain (1-2), knowing that he was 1-0 ahead of the minute. 26 goals by Croatian Mario Pasalic until the last minute, when the Parisian team equalized by Brazilian Marquinhos, before Cameroonian Eric Maxime Chubu Moting scored the winning goal (90 + 3). Gasperini also led Atalanta to third place in the league in the last two seasons and before the last and fourth 2016-2017 season, and he is on his way to ending the current season in the runners-up, where he ranks second with 78 points, two points ahead of Napoli and Milan, his opponent, in the last round next Sunday. “It is a wonderful season in which we aspire to several goals, and we hope to achieve at least one of them,” Gasperini said in early February, after Napoli was stripped of the cup title in the semi-finals. And Atalanta competed on three fronts this season, in addition to the domestic cup and league competition, it reached the final price of the Champions League competition and was knocked out by Real Madrid. Stubborn and aspiring for a second title in the competition after the first in 1963, Atalanta wore out the fine scourge of stripping Napoli of the title and removing Lazio, holder of the 2019 edition, from the quarter-finals with a dramatic 3-2 victory, despite completing the match with ten men since the 57th minute when the result indicated. To a 2-2 draw following the expulsion of Jose Luis Palomino. And Atalanta was close to winning the Cup for the second time in its history, the season before last, when it reached the final match before losing to Lazio. It is the fifth time that Atalanta reaches the final after 1963 when it won the only title in its history in various competitions, and 1987, 1996 and 2019 when it lost to Napoli, Fiorentina and Lazio, respectively. And Atalanta enters the final match with a moral superiority over his rival Juventus after imposing a 1-1 draw on the latter in the 16th league last December, and defeating them in Bergamo with a single goal scored by Ukrainian Ruslan Malinovsky. Atalanta attack force Atalanta is counting on his attacking power, which is the strongest in the league this season with 90 goals, in light of the brilliance of Colombian internationals Luis Morial, partner of Inter Milan striker, Belgian international Romelu Lukaku, in the top scorer list (22 goals), and Duvan Sabata (14 goals), along with the German. Robin Guzzens (10 goals) The cup competition is a favorable opportunity for Juventus to win a second title this season, after the local Super Cup at the expense of Napoli, especially as he finds himself in front of the possibility of missing the Champions League competition next season after Inter stopped its control of the title in the last nine years. Juventus, the record holder in the cup competition (13 titles, the last of which was in 2018), will try to avoid the scenario of last season when it fell in the final against Napoli with a penalty shootout after the end of normal time with a goalless draw.