Week 24 – Italian Serie A
Time: Monday, February 17, 2020
Kick-off: 02:45 UTC + 7
Head to Head
- Overall statistics in 61 matches, Lazio 21 wins, Inter 20 wins and 20 draws.
- On average three goals per match have been scored in their meetings at the Olimpico in history.
- Inter have won four of the last five away matches against Lazio.
- Three or more goals have been scored in four of the last six matches in this stadium.
- Inter Milan won 1-0 in the first meeting of the season in Serie A.
Lazio (3-5-2): Strakosha – Luiz Felipe, Acerbi, Radu – Lazzari, Milinkovic-Savic, Lucas Leiva, Luis Alberto, Jony – Caicedo, Immobile
Inter (3-5-2): Padelli – Skriniar, de Vrij, Bastoni – Candreva, Barella, Brozovic, Eriksen, Young – Lautaro, Lukaku
Team Analysis and Match Predictions
Lazio, who two weeks ago drew 0-0 with Hellas Verona, returned to winning ways after defeating Parma at the Ennio Tardini Stadium with a narrow 1-0 score. Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi was in eighteen unbeaten matches, consisting of fourteen wins and four draws.
Lazio have a fantastic record at the Olimpico and they will face the cappolista Inter Milan, on Monday morning.
With 53 points on the standings, Lazio are third, one point behind Inter and Juventus.
The Biancocelesti have the second best home record in the division with nine wins and three draws to play host. Scoring an average of 2.92 goals per match and they have won seven of their last eight home matches.
Meanwhile, Inter returned to the top of the table following an extraordinary comeback victory over AC Milan at the Derby Della Madonnina. Antonio Conte’s men missed two goals in the first half, but managed to turn things around after the break of the first half and won 4-2. The match will be a match that will always be remembered for a long time.
They will try to beat Lazio for the second time this season and make the race reach the Scudetto as the final destination.
Inter Milan also have the proudest best away record in a Serie A competition, with nine wins and two draws, averaging 2.27 goals per match, while conceding an average of 0.91 per match. They have also won three of their last five away matches.
Many people predict that the match will run tight and the possibility of a score draw will be obtained by both teams.