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Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen Predictions, Tips & Odds: Part two of historic treble chase for Die Werkself

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen Predictions, Tips and Odds

Bayer Leverkusen are just two games away from an unbeaten treble. Atalanta meanwhile are looking to secure their first ever European trophy.  

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen predictions

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen: Predictions

Bet Prediction BetMGM odds
BTTS? Yes 10/13
Correct Score Atalanta 1-3 Bayer Leverkusen 15/1
First Goalscorer Gianluca Scamacca 23/4

The stats behind our Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen predictions:

  • Both teams have scored in seven of the last nine Europa League finals, including the last five in a row.
  • Bayer Leverkusen are unbeaten across all competitions this season.
  • Die Werkself have had to come from behind in four of their six Europa League knockout matches this season.

An unprecedented climax to a historic season

Leverkusen, who have been runners-up five times in the past, won their first Bundesliga title this year. They now have the chance to complete a treble if they win the Europa League final and succeed against Kaiserslautern in the German Cup decider on Saturday.

This year’s success sharply contrasts with Leverkusen’s famous 2001/02 campaign. Dubbed Neverkusen, Die Werkself finished second in the Bundesliga and were runners-up in both the German Cup and UEFA Champions League. In their semi-final second leg against Roma, they secured a 2-2 draw and extended their unbeaten run to 49 matches (now standing at 51). The team has displayed immense desire under the leadership of Xabi Alonso, which is evident in the numerous crucial late goals they have scored.

Standing in their way is an impressive Atalanta side who are playing at a different tempo to their Serie A rivals and sparkling in the UEFA Europa League, where forwards Charles De Ketelaere and Gianluca Scamacca have hit top form when it counts the most. Leverkusen are undefeated this season, but this will be a severe test for the German champions.

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen match tip

Leverkusen to win & BTTS @ 5/2 with BetMGM

Bayer Leverkusen have had to come from behind in four of their six Europa League knockout games this season, but remain unbeaten in the competition. In fact, they have not lost in any competition across the entire campaign and are just two matches away from winning a historic treble without suffering a defeat.

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen odds

Bayer Leverkusen

*Odds correct as of 07:00 on May 22 | 18+ only. GambleAware.

It’s no surprise that Xabi Alonso’s men are favourites for the final having not suffered defeat in any competition so far in 2023/24. This will be Atalanta’s first ever European final, but having already knocked out the likes of Liverpool, Sporting and Marseille out of the competition they will be hoping to cause another huge upset.

Atalanta team news

Atalanta team news

In  Out Doubtful
Marten de Roon, Sead Kolasinac Emil Holm

Rafael Toloi is available for this game after injury, but it likely to start from the bench with Berat Djimsiti named as captain for the match. Emil Holm is a doubt, while Marten de Roon and Sead Kolasinac are both injured.

Top Scorer: Gianluca Scamacca (6)

Card Magnet: Isak Hien, Marten de Roon (3)

Assist Ace: Aleksey Miranchuk (4)

Bayer Leverkusen team news

In  Out Doubtful

Florian Wirtz was a doubt for the Europa League final with a thigh problem, but returned to action from the bench against Augsburg on the final day of the Bundesliga season. It is yet to be seen whether he is fit enough to start, however.

Top Scorer: Patrik Schick, Victor Boniface (5)

Card Magnet: Jonathan Tah (4)

Assist Ace: Florian Wirtz, Josip Stanisic (4)

How to watch Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen live

Atalanta take on Bayer Leverkusen in the Europa League final on Wednesday 22nd May at 8pm. It will be broadcast live on TNT Sports 1.

Atalanta vs Bayer Leverkusen head-to-head

  • 17 March 2022 – Leverkusen 0-1 Atalanta – Europa League
  • 10 March 2022 – Atalanta 3-2 Leverkusen – Europa League

When these sides met in the 2021/22 Europa League knockout stages, Atalanta won home and away to take a 4-2 aggregate victory.

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