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Cremonese will take to the pitch with visiting team Lazio at Stadio Giovanni Zini in this Serie A tie on Sunday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Cremonese v Lazio, scroll down - plus the latest match odds.
Cremonese go into this match following on from a 1-1 Serie A drawn result against Atalanta.
In that match, Cremonese managed 42% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The only player to score for Cremonese was Emanuele Valeri (78'). On the other side, Atalanta got 14 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Merih Demiral (74') scored for Atalanta.
It has been seldom in recent times where Cremonese have shown defensive steel. In fact, Cremonese have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 10 goals in the process.
Coming into this fixture, Cremonese haven’t won at home in the past 3 league games.
After a losing effort in their last game against FC Midtjylland in Europa League competition, Lazio will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Lazio had 65% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Lazio was Sergej Milinković-Savić (57'). At the other end, FC Midtjylland had 15 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. Paulinho (26'), Sory Kaba (30'), Evander (52'), Gustav Isaksen (67') and Erik Sviatchenko (72') scored for FC Midtjylland.
The stats tell the story, and Lazio have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 11 goals in all. In defence, Lazio certainly have room for improvement. We will see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on here.
Their past results show that Lazio:
- are undefeated in their last 5 away league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Team News: Cremonese
Marco Carnesecchi (Shoulder Injury) and Maissa Ndiaye (Unknown Injury) aren’t available for Cremonese boss Massimiliano Alvini.
It looks as if Grigiorossi will possibly opt for a 3-4-1-2 formation for this game, handing starts to Ionut Andrei Radu, Emanuel Aiwu, Vlad Chiriches, Luka Lochoshvili, Leonardo Sernicola, Emanuele Valeri, Gonzalo Escalante, Soualiho Meite, Luca Zanimacchia, Cyriel Dessers and David Okereke.
Team News: Lazio
In an otherwise healthy group, there’s only a single fitness issue for the Lazio gaffer Maurizio Sarri to be concerned with. Manuel Lazzari (Hamstring Injury) misses out for this game.
We’re of the thinking that i Biancocelesti seem likely to elect for a 4-3-3 lineup, choosing Ivan Provedel, Elseid Hysaj, Patric, Nicolo Casale, Adam Marusic, S. Milinkovic-Savic, Danilo Cataldi, Matias Vecino, Felipe Anderson, Ciro Immobile and Mattia Zaccagni.
In our opinion, Cremonese will need to apply a lot of pressure to score against this Lazio outfit who will likely end up scoring and staying ahead.
We’re therefore seeing a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 advantage for Lazio at the end of this game.
Should be interesting.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Giovanni Zini (16,003)
Captain: Matteo Bianchetti
Chairman: Paolo Rossi
Manager: Massimiliano Alvini
Competitions: Serie A position 18, Coppa Italia (2nd Round)
⭐ Key Man: David Okereke
Normally played in the Striker position, David Okereke was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Having made his senior debut playing for Spezia in the 2015 - 2016 season, the dangerous Forward has got 2 league goals in the Serie A 2022 - 2023 campaign so far in 6 appearances.