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The Serie A clash at Stadio Arechi on Saturday will see home team Salernitana welcome Lazio.
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Salernitana head into this fixture following a 2-2 Serie A tied result vs Sassuolo.
In that game, Salernitana managed 36% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. For Salernitana, the goalscorers were Chukwubuikem Ikwuemesi (5') and Boulaye Dia (17'). Sassuolo had 29 shots at goal with 9 on target. Kristian Thorstvedt (36', 52') scored for Sassuolo.
It’s been seldom in recent times where Salernitana have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Salernitana have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 10 goals on the way. That kind of trend might not be carried forward into this match, of course.
Ahead of this meeting, Salernitana are without a win at home for the past 6 league games. That's never good.
In their last fixture, Lazio drew 0-0 in the Serie A tie with Roma.
In that game, Lazio managed 49% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Roma had 8 attempts on goal with 1 on target.
The trend of at least one team drawing a blank in games featuring Lazio has been fairly consistent of late. A glance at their last six outings shows that it’s happened 5 times. In these clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal tally of 4 and Lazio have scored 5.
Coming into this meeting, Lazio remain undefeated by Salernitana in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 01/11/1998 shows us that Salernitana have won 2 of these and Lazio 4, with the number of drawn games standing at 0.
20 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 5 of them from I granata and 15 created by i Biancocelesti. The average goals per game has been 3.33.
The last league fixture featuring these sides was Serie A match day 23 on 19/02/2023 when it finished Salernitana 0-2 Lazio.
In that game, Salernitana managed 35% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
For their opponents, Lazio had 21 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Ciro Immobile (60', 69') scored.
The match was refereed by Rosario Abisso.
Team News: Salernitana
Boulaye Dia (unknown injury), Jovane (Calf injury), Guillermo Ochoa (unknown injury) and Loum Tchaouna (Calf injury) will not be taking part for Salernitana gaffer Filippo Inzaghi.
In all likelihood, I granata look set to make use of the 4-3-2-1 system for this game featuring Benoit Costil, Pasquale Mazzocchi, Federico Fazio, Lorenzo Pirola, Domagoj Bradaric, Lassana Coulibaly, Emil Bohinen, Mateusz Legowski, Antonio Candreva, Grigoris Kastanos and C. Ikwuemesi.
Team News: Lazio
Lazio boss Maurizio Sarri has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Nicolò Casale (Muscle injury) and Alessio Romagnoli (muscular problems) will not be playing here. Luis Alberto will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
From our viewpoint, i Biancocelesti appear most likely to begin the game with a 4-3-3 formation by sending out Ivan Provedel, Manuel Lazzari, Patric, Mario Gila, Adam Marusic, Matteo Guendouzi, Danilo Cataldi, Daichi Kamada, Felipe Anderson, Ciro Immobile and Mattia Zaccagni.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Salernitana will have to perform well to find the net against this Lazio outfit who will likely win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
We’ve gone for a 0-1 advantage for Lazio at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Arechi (37,800)
Captain: Federico Fazio
Chairman: Danilo Iervolino
Manager: Filippo Inzaghi
Competitions: Serie A position 20, Coppa Italia (3rd Round)
⭐ Key Player: Antonio Candreva
Regularly playing in the Right Wing position, Antonio Candreva was born in Rome, Italy. After making a first senior appearance for Ternana in the 2004 - 2005 season, the gifted Forward has contributed 2 league goals in the Serie A 2023 - 2024 season to date coming from a total of 11 appearances.