Atalanta began their Champions League campaign with a draw against Villarreal away from home, then overcame Young Boys at home before losing on the road to Manchester United, and then drew with Manchester United and Young Boys back to back. They are currently in third place in Group F, one point behind Villarreal, with six points. So far, they’ve scored ten goals and conceded ten. With 34 points after 16 games, they are currently in fourth place in Serie A, with ten wins, two losses, and four ties. Duvan Zapata has two goals and is the leading scorer in the Champions League, with eight other players reaching the back of the net. Duvan Zapata leads the team in scoring with six goals in Serie A. Matteo Lovato, Robin Gosens, and Matteo Lovato are all out due to injuries.
Villarreal only managed one point in their first two Champions League games, but they responded with two straight victories before losing to Manchester United. They are currently in second place in Group F, three points behind Manchester United, with seven points. They’ve scored nine goals and conceded seven in the Champions League so far. After three wins, five losses, and seven ties in 15 games, they are now in 13th place in La Liga with 16 points. Arnaut Danjuma, who has two goals to his name, is Villarreal’s top scorer, with seven other players contributing one goal each. With two assists, Gerard Moreno leads the Champions League assist list. Before the encounter against Atalanta, they have all of their players available for selection.