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Fans of both teams await the Champions League action taking place on Tuesday as Lazio come up against Atlético Madrid.
All Lazio v Atlético Madrid match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
Lazio won’t want a repeat of their last result here after the 3-1 Serie A defeat last time out to Juventus.
In that match, Lazio had 64% possession and 16 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Lazio was Luis Alberto (64'). For their opponents, Juventus got 17 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Dušan Vlahović (10', 67') and Federico Chiesa (26') scored for Juventus.
It has been all too rare in recent games that Lazio have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Lazio have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, letting in 9 goals along the way. Such a pattern won’t necessarily be sustained into this next game, however.
After tasting defeat last time out to Valencia in La Liga action, Atlético Madrid and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Atlético Madrid managed 63% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Valencia got 11 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Hugo Duro (5', 34') and Javi Guerra (54') scored for Valencia.
Illustrating their bias toward fruitful matches, goals have been celebrated 21 times in the previous 6 matches in which Atlético Madrid have sent out their troops, making it an average of 3.5 goals per clash. Opposing teams have managed 7 from this total.
Team News: Lazio
Cristiano Lombardi (Unknown Injury) and Toma Bašić (Calf Injury) are not available for Lazio manager Maurizio Sarri.
It looks as if i Biancocelesti will possibly use a 4-3-3 formation for the game and select Ivan Provedel, Adam Marusic, Patric, Alessio Romagnoli, Luca Pellegrini, Daichi Kamada, Matias Vecino, Luis Alberto, Felipe Anderson, Ciro Immobile and Mattia Zaccagni.
Team News: Atlético Madrid
With a completely injury-free squad available to select from, the Atlético Madrid boss Diego Simeone doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match.
We’re of the thinking that Atleti seem most likely to make use of a 5-3-2 formation, starting the game with Jan Oblak, Stefan Savic, Axel Witsel, Mario Hermoso, Nahuel Molina, Samuel Dias Lino, Pablo Barrios, Saul Niguez, Marcos Llorente, Antoine Griezmann and Alvaro Morata.
We’re of the view that Atlético Madrid and Lazio won’t have much between them here, and goals could be hard to come by.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. We’re therefore seeing a 0-0 score when the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico di Roma (70,634)
Captain: Ciro Immobile
Chairman: Claudio Lotito
Manager: Maurizio Sarri
Competitions: Serie A position 12, Champions League (Group E)
🔑 Star Man: Luis Alberto
Generally deployed in the Striker position, Luis Alberto was born in San José del Valle, Spain. Having made his senior debut playing for Sevilla in the 2010 - 2011 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 2 league goals in the Serie A 2023 - 2024 campaign so far from a total of 4 appearances.