Skip to content
Match info:
Venue:Gewiss Stadium, Bergamo
Time and date:April 18, at 20:00
TeamsAtalanta vs Liverpool

Looking to bet on Atalanta vs Liverpool?

Check out our top list of Europa League betting sites!

Atalanta (3) vs Liverpool (0): Huge task for Klopp’s side after first leg collapse

Atalanta stunned Anfield as they came away with a three-goal advantage. Liverpool have a history of making comebacks on the European stage, however, Atalanta are a solid side who do not, as a rule, lose heavily.


Three goals up for Atalanta after the first meeting in Liverpool. Who would have expected that before this quarter-final got underway? The Bergamo team shocked the crowd at Anfield and were good value for their win. Gianluca Scamacca, who underwhelmed in the Premier League with West Ham United, played a large part in the victory, scoringthe first two goals.

Atalanta have had an up and down season in Serie A. The Champions League places currently look out of reach, however, qualification for the Europa League or the Europa Conference League remian a possibility. Therefore, seeing off Livepool, who before the first leg were favourites to lift the Europa League, would be a huge boost for Gian Piero Gasperini’s side.

On the way to the quarter-finals, Atalanta knocked out Sporting Lisbon, who they also placed ahead of in the group stage. Notably, the Italians have not lost a single match so far in the tournament.

In the last meeting with Liverpool, Atalanta had to cope without Kolasinac, Palomino and Scalvini and none of them are likely to play in the seocnd leg either.


After being in superb form since January, despite a raft of injuries Liverpool have endured a tough week or so at arguably the worst possible point in the season. After missing a whole host of chances when they drew with Manchester United at Old Trafford, Klopp’s side put in arguably their worst performance at Anfield for years when losing 3-0 to Atalanta in midweek, and followed this up with a home defeat to Crystal Palace which put a dent in their Premier League title ambitions.

In the first leg Liverpool trailed 1-0 at the break and in pushing for an equaliser were picked off by the Italian side and ended up losing 3-0, which many would argue puts the tie out of reach. Liverpool were missing first-choice goalkeeper Alisson, Matip and Thiago in the home leg and none of them are expected to return for the trip to Bergamo.

Starting XI Atalanta – Liverpool

The official starting eleven will be released approximately 1 hour before kick-off. The two teams could well line-up as follows:

Atalanta’s likely starting XI: Musso – Djimsiti, Hien, Kolasinac – Holm, Ederson, de Roon, Bakker – Koopmeiners, Lookman, Scamacca

Liverpool’s likely starting XI: Liverpool – Kelleher; Gomez, Quansah, Van Dijk, Robertson – Endo, Szoboszlai, MacAllister – Salah, Gakpo, Diaz

Atalanta vs Liverpool: Odds

Before the first leg Liverpool were heavy favourites to win the match and to advance to the semi-finals. This has obviously changed after the first leg. At the time of writing, bet365 make Atalanta 1/8 favourites to qualify, with Liverpool 5/1, however, make Liverpool 4/6 favourites to win on the night, with the hosts 10/3 and a draw 7/2.

The odds  for the match (90mins) are as follows:

IT Gewiss Stadium, Bergamo
Highest Odds

Betting tip Atalanta – Liverpool

Liverpool have to win by three to take the tie to extra-time. Therefore Klopp’s sidecould well need to over-commit at some point. This will not only put the hosts under pressure but could well leave The Reds vunerable on the break. We feel that there will be goals in this and bet365 are offering 1/1 for over 3.5 goals.

Atalanta vs Liverpool
IT Gewiss Stadium, Bergamo
, Europa League Quarter-final, leg 2
18+. T&Cs Apply.
For New Customers. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of qualifying bets. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply. 18+.

Check out the best betting sites in the UK with

Share this article
Article link copied!

Chris is a former athlete and a qualified PE teacher. He is a keen football fan, watching many matches at different levels throughout the season, and enjoys following many different sports. With betting and sports sites, he has a keen eye for detail and can to highlight positives and negatives for users. His experience in sport as a performer, teacher, writer and fan allows him to see things from many different perspectives. Editorial Promise