Europa League 2021-22: Atalanta vs RB Leipzig prediction and betting tips (April 14)
Atalanta host RB Leipzig in the second leg of their quarter-final fixture. Both teams drew 1-1 in the first leg. Who will make it to the semi-final between them? the Nerazzurri or the Red Bulls?
Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig) had a top performance in the last match against Hoffenheim
Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig) had a top performance in the last match against Hoffenheim

Atalanta play RB Leipzig in the quarter-final of the 2021-22 Europa League season. This is the second leg of the tie.

The match is scheduled to start at 4:45 p.m. GMT on Thursday, 14 April 2022. The match venue is Gewiss Stadium, Bergamo, Italy.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Atalanta vs RB Leipzig (April 14) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.

Atalanta vs RB Leipzig latest odds on betting sites

Atalanta to win odds are priced at 2.60 (+160 American; 8/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.50 (+250; 5/2), while RB Leipzig to win odds are priced at 2.55 (+155; 31/20).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Atalanta — 35%, draw — 28%, RB Leipzig — 37%.

Latest betting odds on Atalanta vs RB Leipzig (14 April 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
  • Asian handicap (0.0) on Atalanta — 1.96 (-104; 25/26)
  • Asian handicap (0.0) on RB Leipzig — 1.94 (-106; 50/53)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.57 (-175; 4/7)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.25 (+125; 5/4)

Atalanta vs RB Leipzig match preview and statistics

Atalanta have lost two of their last three matches and drew one. La Dea lost 1-2 to Sassuolo in their last game.

Hamad Traore scored a brace for Sassuolo to give them the win over the Goddess. Traore opened the scoring with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal, assisted by Giorgos Kyriakopoulos with a cross following a fast break.

He doubled the lead with a shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Maxime Lopez. Luis Muriel pulled one back for the Nerazzurri in the 90+3 with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Team statistics: 50% possession, 1.78 expected goals, 15 total shots, four shots on target, two big chances, 398 accurate passes, 86% pass accuracy, 14 fouls committed, eight corners, one yellow card.

Atalanta team news: Berat Djimsiti and Remo Freuler are sidelined due to injuries.

RB Leipzig haven’t lost in 12 straight games. The Red Bulls beat Hoffenheim 3-0 in their last game.

Christopher Nkunku scored the opener in the fifth minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Dominik Szoboszlai with a cross following a set piece situation.

Marcel Halstenberg doubled the league in the 20th minute with a left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Konrad Laimer. Szoboszlai made it 2-0 on the stroke of halftime with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Nkunku with a headed pass following a fast break.

Team statistics: 51% possession, 1.75 expected goals, 11 total shots, four shots on target, three big chances, 413 accurate passes, 80% pass accuracy, 11 fouls, two offsides, two corners, one yellow card.

RB Leipzig team news: Amadou Haidara is ruled out due to knee injury.

Atalanta vs RB Leipzig H2H

Both teams drew 1-1 in the first leg of the tie. Luis Muriel opened the scoring in the 17th minute with a brilliant goal. Davide Zappacosta scored an own goal, which levelled the game to 1-1.

Atalanta vs RB Leipzig lineups and key players

Atalanta projected starting lineup:

  • Juan Musso
  • Jose Luis Palomino
  • Merih Demiral
  • Hans Hateboer
  • Marten de Roon
  • Davide Zappacosta
  • Matteo Pessina
  • Teun Koopmeiners
  • Mario Pasalic
  • Luis Muriel

Luis Muriel is the key player to watch out for. He’s in good form at the moment, scored two goals in the last two games. Muriel scored the opener in the first leg against Leipzig. The striker looks forward to scoring in this match.

RB Leipzig projected starting lineup:

  • Peter Gulacsi
  • Mohamed Simakan
  • Willi Orban
  • Josko Gvardiol
  • Angeliño
  • Konrad Laimer
  • Kevin Kampl
  • Marcel Halstenberg
  • Dominik Szoboszlai
  • Emil Forsberg
  • Christopher Nkunku

Christopher Nkunku is the key player to watch out for. He had a top performance in their last match against Hoffenheim, scored the opening goal and provided an assist. Nkunku has to pick up his scoring boots for this game, a goal or more will be appreciated to help the team progress to the semis.

Atalanta vs RB Leipzig predictions and betting tips

Ahead of this game, Leipzig are the better team with very good form. Atalanta fell back again, as they suffered defeat in their last game. La Dea need to fix up or they’ll get knocked out. Both teams played a draw in the first leg, which was their first official meeting.

Comparing the stats of both sides, the German team are poised to make it to the next round. The Red Bulls haven’t lost in 12 matches and are also unbeaten in six away games. The odds are in their favour to pull off the win.

Predictions for this match are over 2.5 goals, and both teams to score. Picking a definite winner can be a tussle, as the match is still open to both sides and Atalanta have the home advantage. It’s very likely for both teams to score and in getting a winner, there’ll be at least three goals in the match.

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)

Odds: 1.57 (-175 American; 4/7 Fractional)

Football UEFA Europa League . Quarter-finals. Leg 2
Atalanta — RB Leipzig
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Both teams to score (Yes)
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