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The Serie A tie at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on Sunday sees home side Hellas Verona facing opposition in the form of Lazio.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Hellas Verona v Lazio game (including the best match odds).
Hellas Verona, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 0-2 Serie A triumph over Cagliari.
In that game, Hellas Verona had 52% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For Hellas Verona, the scorers were Antonín Barák (54') and Kevin Lasagna (98'). For their opponents, Cagliari had 24 shots on goal with 5 of them on target.
In their prior 6 games, Ivan Jurić's Hellas Verona have managed to score a combined total of 8 times - an average number of goals scored per match of 1.33.
Coming into this contest, Hellas Verona are without a home win in the past 3 matches in the league.
Lazio go into this clash following a 2-1 Serie A win versus Spezia in their last game.
In that game, Lazio managed 50% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. For Lazio, the scorers were Manuel Lazzari (56') and Felipe Caicedo (89'). On the other side, Spezia got 7 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Daniele Verde (73') scored for Spezia.
The stats tell the story, and Lazio have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 10 goals in total. At the back, i Biancocelesti have seen their frailties exposed.
Going into this one, Lazio haven't been beaten by Hellas Verona when having played them away from home in the previous 4 league matches. Away fans have certainly had plenty to cheer about.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 11/02/2016 shows us that Hellas Verona have won 1 of them & Lazio 4, with the number of draws standing at 1.
In all, 21 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 5 from Verona and 16 for i Biancocelesti. That’s an average goals per game of 3.5.
The last league meeting between the two was Serie A match day 11 on 12/12/2020 when it finished Lazio 1-2 Hellas Verona.
On that day, Lazio had 59% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. The scorers were Manuel Lazzari (45' Own goal) and Felipe Caicedo (56').
For their opponents, Hellas Verona had 7 shots on goal with 4 on target. Adrien Tameze (67') scored.
The referee was Rosario Abisso.
Team News: Hellas Verona
Marco Benassi (Unknown Injury), Nikola Kalinic (Muscular problems), Ronaldo Vieira (Biceps femoris muscle injury) and Koray Günter (Muscle Injury) won’t be available for Verona boss Ivan Jurić. Matteo Lovato cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Lazio
Out of a mainly full-strength squad, there is just the sole fitness problem for the Lazio manager Simone Inzaghi to contend with. Luiz Felipe (Ankle Surgery) won’t be playing here. The suspended players who are serving a ban for this game are Joaquín Correa, Manuel Lazzari, Djavan Anderson and Joseph Marie Minala.
When taking everything into account, Hellas Verona will have to perform well to breach the defence of this Lazio side who will likely end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
Therefore, we predict a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 win for Lazio at the conclusion of the game.
It should be a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi (39,211)
Captain: Miguel Veloso
Chairman: Maurizio Setti
Manager: Ivan Jurić
Competitions: Serie A position 8
🔑 Star Man: Antonín Barák
Mostly playing in the Centre Midfield position, Antonín Barák was born in Czech Republic. After having made a senior debut playing for FK Příbram in the 2012 - 2013 season, the gifted Midfielder has scored 7 league goals in the Serie A 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 26 appearances.