Tuesday’s Champions League fixture list will see Lazio up against Zenit St Petersburg.
Our Lazio v Zenit St Petersburg predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - plus the latest match odds.
Lazio will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 0-2 Serie A triumph versus Crotone.
In that game, Lazio managed 49% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. For Lazio, goals were scored by Ciro Immobile (21') and Joaquín Correa (58'). For their opponents, Crotone had 13 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
i Biancocelesti have been conceding pretty frequently recently, although they have also found ways to convert their own chances into goals. Over their last 6 matches, i Biancocelesti have conceded in 5 of them while also scoring in 6 of those games. We will find out whether or not that trend can be sustained here.
Zenit St Petersburg
In their previous fixture, Zenit St Petersburg drew 2-2 in the Premier League match with Terek Grozny.
For Zenit St Petersburg, the scorers were Daler Kuzyayev (16') and Dejan Lovren (48'). Bernard Berisha (26', 53') scored for Terek Grozny.
Looking at their form, and Zenit St Petersburg have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 8 goals in all. Defensively, Sine-Belo-Golubye have some weaknesses to address.
Head to head
The previous league contest featuring these sides was Champions League match day 3 on 04/11/2020 which ended up with the score at Zenit St Petersburg 1-1 Lazio.
On that day, Zenit St Petersburg managed 46% possession and 7 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Aleksandr Yerokhin (32').
For their opponents, Lazio got 15 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Felipe Caicedo (82') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Artur Soares Dias.
Team News: Lazio
Gonzalo Escalante (Muscular problems), Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Corona virus) and Silvio Proto (Arm Injury) will not be taking part for Lazio manager Simone Inzaghi.
Team News: Zenit St Petersburg
Owing to a fully healthy group available for selection, Zenit St Petersburg boss Sergei Semak has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this game.
When taking everything into account, Zenit St Petersburg will really need to work well to be putting a goal past this Lazio outfit who we think will end up scoring and staying ahead.
We’re going for a very competitive game with a 1-0 advantage for Lazio at full-time.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico di Roma (70,634)
Captain: Senad Lulić
Chairman: Claudio Lotito
Manager: Simone Inzaghi
Competitions: Serie A position 9, Champions League (Group F)
🔑 Star Man: Sergej Milinković-Savić
Customarily deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Sergej Milinković-Savić was born in Lleida, Spain. After having made a senior debut playing for KRC Genk in the 2014 - 2015 season, the accomplished Midfielder has contributed 2 league goals in this Serie A 2020 - 2021 season to date in 6 appearances.