Lazio and Roma meet at Stadio Olimpico, in a match for the 2nd round of Serie A. The record of direct confrontations in this stadium is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 12 games won 7, drew 2 and lost 3. But the last time they met in this stadium was in 02‑03-2019, for Serie A, which ended the victory of Lazio by (3‑0). F. Caicedo (12 ‘), C. Immobile (73’) and D. Cataldi (89 ‘) scored the goals of Lazio. Attention to the home factor, since Lazio usually conquers different results at home and abroad.
The home team comes to this 2nd day after a victory in its premiere in the league, against Sampdoria, by (0‑3). This is a team that curiously conquers more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 matches it records 9 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses as a visitor, with 24 goals scored and 18 suffered; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in his stadium, with 36 goals scored and 17 suffered. In its last 10 home games Lazio records 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 38 of their last 57 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals.
Lazio comes to this highly motivated game, after a 0-3 victory in displacement to Sampdoria: their goals were scored by Immobile (2) and Correa. Coach Simone Inzaghi should benefit a medium or low block and counterattacks, making the most of the space on his opponent’s back. The 3-5-2 will be the tactical system that Lazio will use, in which Correa and Immobile occupy the most advanced positions of the team. The second athlete mentioned is the best gunner of this formation, with 2 goals scored. For this game, the local coach does not have Lukaku, injured.
The visiting team comes to this 2nd day after a draw in its premiere in the league, against Genoa by (3‑3). This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss in his stadium. In its last 10 away matches, Roma records 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 4 times, but got the comeback in 2.
Roma comes to this day with a 3-3 draw, against Genoa, adding the first point in this Italian championship: the goals were scored by Kolarov, Dzeko and Under. In this match against Lazio, coach Paulo Fonseca should favor the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks, always with the aim of not offering space to his rivals. Hypothetically, we will see this team in a 4-3-3. For this day, the coach can not count on Diego Perotti and Spinazzola, both with physical problems.