With their new Portuguese manager Paulo Fonseca from Shakhtar Donetsk, Roma took time to adopt the new tactics. After the first four games in Serie A, they had eight points. They already conceded eight goals before the clashes against Atalanta and their defence had been a problem. As for Atalanta, they are in the same group as Manchester City, Shakhtar and Dinamo Zagreb. They scored nine in the first four games.

In this tactical analysis, we will show you the tactical battle between Roma and Atalanta, and how the away team’s tactics managed to secure all three points at the Olimpico di Roma.


Serie A 2019/20: Roma vs Atalanta - tactical analysis tactics
Despite starting in a 4-2-3-1, Roma switched to a back-three later

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