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FC Crotone vs. Atalanta BC 3/3/2021 Serie A Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

FC Crotone visits Atalanta BC on 3/3/2021 at 2:45PM

Atalanta BC meets FC Crotone in a regular season match. FC Crotone with a record of 3-3-18 this season comes into this game with a 0-2-10 record on the road. Atalanta BC is 13-7-4 this season and is 6-3-3 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for FC Crotone and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Atalanta BC after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against FC Crotone.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Atalanta BC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Atalanta BC won and now turns their attention to FC Crotone at home in friendly territory.

The FC Crotone Roster

The Players to Watch for the FC Crotone

Junior Messias FW,MF

Junior Messias has 64 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Junior Messias had 20 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Junior Messias has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Crotone teammates, Junior Messias had 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Junior Messias has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Junior Messias has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 64 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Pedro Pereira DF

As a shooter, Pedro Pereira had 10 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Pedro Pereira has 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Pedro Pereira had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Pedro Pereira has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Pedro Pereira has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Pedro Pereira has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 25 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Arkadiusz Reca DF

As a shooter, Arkadiusz Reca had 24 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Arkadiusz Reca has 6 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Arkadiusz Reca had 18 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Arkadiusz Reca has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Arkadiusz Reca has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Arkadiusz Reca has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 25 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Simeon Nwankwo FW

Simeon Nwankwo has 30 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Simeon Nwankwo has 12 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Simeon Nwankwo has 18 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Simeon Nwankwo has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Simeon Nwankwo has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Simeon Nwankwo has 3 Red Cards this season. He has committed 24 fouls this season. He has drawn 23 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Sebastiano Luperto DF

As a shooter, Sebastiano Luperto had 3 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Sebastiano Luperto has 0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Sebastiano Luperto has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Sebastiano Luperto has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Sebastiano Luperto has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sebastiano Luperto has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 14 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Lisandro Magallán DF

Lisandro Magallán has 7 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Lisandro Magallán has 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Lisandro Magallán has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Lisandro Magallán has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Lisandro Magallán has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Lisandro Magallán has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 39 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Salvatore Molina MF,DF

As a shooter, Salvatore Molina had 5 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Salvatore Molina has 2 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Salvatore Molina had 13 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Crotone teammates, Salvatore Molina had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Salvatore Molina has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Salvatore Molina has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 30 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Vladimir Golemić DF

As a shooter, Vladimir Golemić had 5 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Vladimir Golemić has 2 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Vladimir Golemić has 15 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his FC Crotone teammates, Vladimir Golemić had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Vladimir Golemić has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Vladimir Golemić has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Serie A action.

The Atalanta BC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Atalanta BC

Marten de Roon MF

Marten de Roon has 15 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Marten de Roon has 2 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Marten de Roon had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atalanta BC teammates, Marten de Roon had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Marten de Roon has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marten de Roon has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 43 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Rafael Tolói DF

As a shooter, Rafael Tolói had 20 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Rafael Tolói has 6 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Rafael Tolói had 18 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Rafael Tolói has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rafael Tolói has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rafael Tolói has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 28 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Remo Freuler MF

As a shooter, Remo Freuler had 13 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Remo Freuler had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Remo Freuler has 17 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atalanta BC teammates, Remo Freuler had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Remo Freuler has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Remo Freuler has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Robin Gosens DF

Robin Gosens has 33 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Robin Gosens had 13 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Robin Gosens has 17 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Robin Gosens has 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Robin Gosens has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Robin Gosens has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 32 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Berat Djimsiti DF

As a shooter, Berat Djimsiti had 9 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Berat Djimsiti had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Berat Djimsiti had 17 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Berat Djimsiti has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Berat Djimsiti has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Berat Djimsiti has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Cristian Romero DF

As a shooter, Cristian Romero had 10 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Cristian Romero had 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Cristian Romero had 16 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atalanta BC teammates, Cristian Romero had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Cristian Romero has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cristian Romero has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 47 fouls this season. He has drawn 23 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Duván Zapata FW

Duván Zapata has 50 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Duván Zapata had 20 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Duván Zapata has 16 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atalanta BC teammates, Duván Zapata had 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Duván Zapata has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Duván Zapata has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in Serie A action.

Hans Hateboer DF

As a shooter, Hans Hateboer had 22 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Hans Hateboer has 11 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Hans Hateboer had 15 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Atalanta BC teammates, Hans Hateboer had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Hans Hateboer has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hans Hateboer has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Serie A action.

FC Crotone Team Stats

The FC Crotone Offensive Stats and Metrics

FC Crotone scored 0.62 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This offense is incredibly impotent thus far. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, FC Crotone was able to score 3 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

FC Crotone converted on 0.26 of attempted shots on goal. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

FC Crotone attempted 2.83 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. FC Crotone attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 29.3% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

FC Crotone Defensive Stats and Metrics

FC Crotone gave up -5.32 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.1 shots were saved by FC Crotone goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

FC Crotone goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 7700.0% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 2% of games resulted in a clean sheet for FC Crotone. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.







FC Crotone Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, FC Crotone had 1.29 crosses of the ball on the pitch. FC Crotone is in the top 100 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Crotone had 10.38 interceptions. FC Crotone is in the top 75 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Crotone commits 0.08 fouls. FC Crotone is in the top 85 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, FC Crotone drew 14.17 fouls. This puts FC Crotone in the top 35 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. FC Crotone had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 14.29 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts FC Crotone in the top 85 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Atalanta BC Team Stats

The Atalanta BC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Atalanta BC was able to score 1.54 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Atalanta BC scored those goals off assists 0.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0 assists. Compared to other teams, the concept of sharing the ball is quite foreign.

Atalanta BC converted on 0.38 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Atalanta BC attempts 5.67 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Atalanta BC is able to get 35.2% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Atalanta BC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Atalanta BC gave up -3.24 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 0.05 shots were saved by Atalanta BC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Atalanta BC truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Atalanta BC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 4800.0% of the time. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 7% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Atalanta BC. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Atalanta BC Utility Stats

Atalanta BC tried 1.62 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Atalanta BC in the top 82 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Atalanta BC has successfully intercepted 11.92 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Atalanta BC in the top 50 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Atalanta BC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Atalanta BC is in the top 25 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Atalanta BC drew 16.17 fouls. Atalanta BC is in the top 10 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Atalanta BC committed an offside 12.79 times. This puts Atalanta BC in the top 40 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

FC Crotone vs. Atalanta BC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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