(IN THE PHOTO: Riccardo Montolivo on the ball for Milan against Atalanta)
MILAN – Here’s a look at the history of this fixture as well at the Atleti Azzurri stadium in Bergamo, ex-players between the two teams, the form of both side as well as a historic episode.
ATALANTA-MILAN, THE LAST FIVE MATCHES PLAYED IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE SEASON:2012/13: Atalanta-Milan 0-1. Round 22.2004/05: Atalanta-Milan 1-2. Round 27.2000/01: Atalanta-Milan 1-1. Round 22.1996/97: Atalanta-Milan 0-2. Round 25.1995/96: Atalanta-Milan 0-1. Round 21.EX-PLAYERS BETWEEN THE TWO SIDES:Milan: Riccardo Montolivo (Atalanta youth team product and player until 2005), Giampaolo Pazzini (Atalanta youth team product and player until January 2005), Ferdinando Coppola (Atalanta from 2007 to 2010).Atalanta: Mario Yepes (Milan from 2011 to 2013)Players that have worn both jerseys include: Filippo Inzaghi (Atalanta for 1996/1997, Milan from 2001 to 2012), Roberto Donadoni (Atalanta from 1983 to 1986, Milan from 1986 to 1996 and from 1997 to 1999), Demetrio Albertini (Milan from 1988 to 1990 and from 1991 to 2002. Atalanta for the first part of 2004/2005), Maurizio Ganz (Atalanta from 1992 to 1995, Milan from January 1998 to 1999), Christian Vieri (Atalanta for 1995/1996, Milan for the first six months of 2005/2006), Gianluigi Lentini (Milan from 1992 to 1996, Atalanta from 1996/1997), Massimo Donati (Atalanta from 1999 to 2001 and for 2006/2007. Milan for 2001/2002).HISTORIC EPISODE: Atalanta-Milan 0-1. 1995/1996. Round 21. Milan on the way to league title number 15 win an important away match in Bergamo. George Weah scored after only 2’. Atalanta tried to react but it was actually Milan that came closest to doubling their lead a number of time. An impregnable defence from Capello’s team and a valuable three points on their way to the title.MILAN’S LAST FIVE AWAY GAMES N SERIE A:2013/14. Roma-Milan 2-02013/14. Genoa-Milan 1-22013/14. Fiorentina-Milan 0-22013/14. Lazio-Milan 1-12013/14. Udinese-Milan 1-0ATALANTA’S LAST FIVE HOME MATCHES IN SERIE A:2013/14. Atalanta-Genoa 1-12013/14. Atalanta-Verona 1-22013/14. Atalanta-Sassuolo 0-22013/14. Atalanta-Livorno 2-02013/14. Atalanta-Sampdoria 3-0