AS Roma host Atalanta in the Serie A this Saturday as both teams look to strengthen their position on the table.

Atalanta have the opportunity to go top of Serie A if they can bag all three points when they host AS Roma on Saturday.

The hosts are currently in third place with 37 points, three adrift of league leaders Inter Milan.

Meanwhile, Roma are in sixth place with 28 points after losing twice in their last five matches.

Atalanta are coming off an impressive 2-1 away victory against Verona, whilst Roma were 2-0 winners against Spezia.

Can Atalanta win and go on top of the table temporarily? Make your predictions here.

What time does Atalanta vs Roma start?

The game kicks off at 5pm Kenyan time at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia.

Atalanta vs Roma team news

Robin Gosens is the only major injury concern for the hosts.

Ruslan Malinovskiy already missed one game through suspension and will be available for selection.

Duvan Zapata is expected to lead the attacking line, supported by the returning Remo Frueler.

The visitors are without Leonardo Spinazzola, star midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini and forward Stephan El Shaarawy.

Former Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham will be the point man up front.

Atalanta vs Roma head to head

In 28 head-to-head encounters between the two sides, Roma hold the advantage. They have won 12 games, lost nine and drawn seven.

Atalanta vs Roma current form

The hosts have only lost once in their last five matches, a 3-2 defeat to Villarreal in the Champions League. They have won all the rest.

Roma on the other hand have lost twice and won the remaining three in their last five matches.

Atalanta vs Roma prediction

The hosts have more to lose and come into the game on the back of a better run of form, therefore they are favorites to come out on top.

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