Paris vs Atalanta

Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio

Founded in 1907 as Societa Bergamasca di Ginnastica e Sports Atletici Atalanta, Atalanta Bergamo is an Italian club based in Bergamo, in the Lombardy region. Although the Lombardy club won its first trophy in 1963 with Coppa Italia, the title is the main achievement of Atalanta's players to date.

At the end of the 2018-19 season, Atalanta finished in third place in Serie A behind Napoli and Juventus Turin, qualifying for the group stages of the Champions League for the first time in its history. Consecutive to the 2019-20 season of Serie A in which the team finished 3rd, the club succeeded in qualifying for the next Champions League. They ended the season with the best attack of the championship as well.

The team has been coached since 2016 by Italian technician Gian Piero Gasperini, a former player of US Palermo and Delfino Pescara 1936, Marco Verratti's training club.

Against Valencia CF in the 2019-20 Champions League Round of 16, Atalanta won 4 - 1 then 4 - 3.

The Parisians against Bergame

Opposed to Paris Saint-Germain in the 2019-20 Champions League Round of 8, this match will be the first encounter between the two clubs. The Parisians and Bergamasques will attempt to qualify for the semi-finals after a single match, as part of the Final 8 organised in Lisbon.

In the previous round against Valencia, Josip Ilicic scored four goals in a 4-3 win.

Players to follow

Duel

Neymar JR

Striker 05/02/1992
Nearly 5 months to the day he lead his team to the quarter final qualification in Champions League, Neymar JR will again be at the heart of the parisian attack for this clash against Atalanta. The Brasilian genius will be more determined than ever to deliver a great game with his teammates to qualify PSG in the most prestigious competition's semi-finals. Dribbles, tricks, acceleration... the whole world knows his unbelievable skills and is waiting for the "Neymar show"!
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Papu Gomez

Forward 15/02/1988
Alejandro Dario Gomez, known as Papu Gomez, is an Argentinian player performing as an attacking midfielder or striker for Atalanta Bergamo. He is the team's metronome, capable of unlocking a situation with his dribbling, acceleration and vision. After ten seasons in Argentina, he took a major step forward when he joined Bergamo in 2014. He has been the team captain since the 2017-18 season.

The Gewiss Stadium

With a capacity of more than 24,000 seats, Gewiss Stadium is the official venue of Atalanta Bergamo. Formerly known as Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia, its current name is the result of a naming agreement with Gewiss, an Italian company based in Bergamo. For the record, it was Colombia's Duvan Zapata who scored the first goal in the history of Gewiss Stadium. In the 2019-20 season, Atalanta recorded notable home victories against AC Milan (5-0), Lazio Roma (3-2) and Napoli (2-0).

Viale Giulio Cesare, 18
24124 Bergame
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Practical information
Located on the northern outskirts of Bergamo, Gewiss Stadium is accessible by public transport, via bus lines 3, 6 and 9, as well as by car from the SS470 road axis.