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Genoa make the trip to Stadio Olimpico di Roma on Sunday for the Serie A tie with home side Lazio.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Lazio v Genoa are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Lazio will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 3-0 Serie A triumph versus AC Milan.
In that match, Lazio had 40% possession and 14 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Lazio, the goalscorers were Joaquín Correa (2', 51') and Ciro Immobile (87'). AC Milan had 16 shots at goal with 5 on target.
Lazio haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They’ve managed to rack up 14 during that period while also conceding a total of 9.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Lazio:
- have not been beaten in the league by Genoa in their last 3 matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 4 home league matches.
Genoa will go into this game following a 2-0 Serie A win versus Spezia in their last match.
In that match, Genoa had 34% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 6 on target. For Genoa, the goalscorers were Gianluca Scamacca (62') and Eldor Shomurodov (86'). Spezia had 9 shots at goal with 1 on target.
In their previous six outings, Genoa have amassed a total of 9 goals. Il Grifone have also scored in every single one of those games. During that period, they have seen 9 goals go against them. We will have to see whether or not that trend can be continued on in this game.
A look at their previous results shows us that Genoa:
- haven't won against Lazio in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 05/02/2018 tells us that Lazio have won 3 of these games & Genoa 2, with the tally of drawn games standing at 1.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 22 in all at an average of 3.67 goals per meeting.
The previous league clash featuring the two was Serie A match day 15 on 03/01/2021 which ended up with the score at Genoa 1-1 Lazio.
In that match, Genoa managed 39% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Their only player to score was Mattia Destro (58').
On the other side, Lazio had 12 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Ciro Immobile (15') scored.
The referee was Gianpolo Calvarese.
Team News: Lazio
Felipe Caicedo (Heel pain), Gonzalo Escalante (Muscular problems) and Luiz Felipe (Ankle Surgery) will not be taking part for Lazio boss Simone Inzaghi. Ineligible players who cannot play in this game through suspension are Francesco Acerbi, Djavan Anderson and Joseph Marie Minala.
Team News: Genoa
In an otherwise full-strength group, there’s only the sole fitness worry for the Genoa gaffer Davide Ballardini to contend with. Luca Pellegrini (Thigh Problems) won’t be playing here. Goran Pandev cannot play in this game through suspension.
Genoa will need to be at their best to break down a Lazio outfit who look set to control most aspects of this game.
We are predicting a convincing 3-0 winning scoreline for Lazio by the conclusion of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico di Roma (70,634)
Captain: Senad Lulić
Chairman: Claudio Lotito
Manager: Simone Inzaghi
Competitions: Serie A position 6
🔑 Star Player: Ciro Immobile
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Ciro Immobile was born in Torre Annunziata, Italy. After making a first senior appearance for Juventus in the 2008 - 2009 season, the talented Forward has struck 18 league goals in the Serie A 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 30 appearances.