The Serie A side scrapped through after a stunning comeback from three defeats to reach this stage, and will find themselves as favourites despite Valencia's superior experience at this level.
Los Che topped a group which contained Chelsea and Ajax and may relish a return to European competition amid an inconsistent domestic campaign.
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Venue: Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia
Kick-off time: 8pm GMT
Prediction: Atalanta 2-0 Valencia
This looks to have home win written all over it. The hosts are in fine form, with their most recent result a huge come-from-behind win over Roma. Valencia are struggling at the back, shipping goals at quite a rate.
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How to follow
TV channel: The match will be televised live on BT Sport 3, with coverage starting from 7.30pm.
Head to head (H2H) history and results
- Atalanta wins: 1
- Draws: 0
- Valencia wins: 0
- These two teams have met just once before, a pre-season friendly in 2017 which the Italian side won 2-1 at the Mestalla.
- Atalanta to win: 8/11
- Valencia to win: 18/5
- Draw: 29/10
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Atalanta come into the tie with a fully-fit squad, with Chelsea loanee Mario Pasalic pushing for a start.
Valencia have far more troubles, with Gabriel Paulista and Ezequiel Garay ruled out in defence. Eliaquim Mangala should come in.
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