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Sampdoria will arrive at Stadio Olimpico di Roma on Saturday for the Serie A showdown with home side Lazio.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Lazio v Sampdoria match are shown here including the latest game odds.
Lazio will be wanting a better result here following the 3-1 Serie A defeat last time out to Inter Milan.
In that match, Lazio managed 65% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. The scorer for Lazio was Sergej Milinković-Savić (61'). On the other side, Inter Milan got 12 shots on goal with 7 on target. Romelu Lukaku (22', 45') and Lautaro Martínez (64') scored for Inter Milan.
i Biancocelesti have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets recently, although they’ve also found ways to score goals themselves. Analysis of their previous 6 games shows that i Biancocelesti have seen their goal breached in 5 of them while also managing to get on the scoresheet in 6 of those matches.
Going into this one, Lazio haven't been defeated in their previous 5 home league matches.
Sampdoria will come into the match following a 2-1 Serie A win vs Fiorentina in their most recent outing.
In that game, Sampdoria had 49% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For Sampdoria, the scorers were Keita Baldé (31') and Fabio Quagliarella (71'). At the other end, Fiorentina got 16 shots on goal with 6 on target. Dušan Vlahović (37') scored for Fiorentina.
The stats don’t lie, and Sampdoria have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 7 goals overall. At the back, i Blucerchiati have not been doing too well. However, we’ll just have to find out if such a trend shall be replicated in this upcoming game or not.
Their prior results show that Sampdoria:
- haven't beaten Lazio in away games against them for the last 14 league matches. What a horrible run of results.
- have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head meetings going back to 22/04/2018 shows that Lazio have won 4 of these games & Sampdoria 1, with the tally of drawn games standing at 1.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 23 overall at an average of 3.83 goals per match.
The previous league meeting featuring these clubs was Serie A match day 4 on 17/10/2020 which ended up with the score at Sampdoria 3-0 Lazio.
On that day, Sampdoria had 52% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 7 on target. The scorers were Fabio Quagliarella (32'), Tommaso Augello (41') and Mikkel Damsgaard (74').
Lazio got 10 attempts at goal with 0 on target.
The referee was Daniele Orsato.
Team News: Lazio
Thomas Strakosha (Knee Problems), Stefan Radu (Inguinal Hernia) and Luiz Felipe (Ankle Surgery) won’t be playing for Lazio manager Simone Inzaghi. The players who will not be able to play in this game through being suspended are Manuel Lazzari, Wesley Hoedt and Joseph Marie Minala.
Team News: Sampdoria
Due to a completely injury-free group to pick from, Sampdoria manager Claudio Ranieri has no fitness worries at all ahead of this game.
It seems to us that Sampdoria will surely find it tough to put one past a Lazio outfit who certainly have the ability to really dictate the terms of this match.
We think that it’s going to be a very comfortable 3-0 winning scoreline for Lazio at the end of this one.
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: Senad Lulić
Chairman: Claudio Lotito
Manager: Simone Inzaghi
Competitions: Serie A position 7, Champions League (Last 16)
⭐ Star Man: Ciro Immobile
Usually taking up the Striker position, Ciro Immobile was born in Torre Annunziata, Italy. After having made a senior debut playing for Juventus in the 2008 - 2009 season, the accomplished Forward has got 14 league goals in the Serie A 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 20 appearances.