Lazio and Cagliari meet at Stadio Olimpico, in a match for the 35th round of Serie A. Lazio won by (1‑2) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 16‑12‑2019 . The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 games has won 3. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 22‑12‑2018, for Serie A, Lazio won by (3‑1). The goals of the match were scored by S. Milinković ‑ Savić (12 ‘), F. Acerbi (23’) and S. Lulić (67 ‘), for Lazio, and João Pedro (90′), for Cagliari. Pay attention to the home factor, since Lazio usually achieve different results at home and away.
After 19 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses, the home team is currently in 2nd place, with 62 points won. In their last match, they beat Bologna at home by (2‑0), after in the previous match they had won by (2‑3) away, in a match against Genoa. This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 12 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in his stadium.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 14 matches at their stadium. His offense has scored consistently, as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 26 games played in this competition, he got the comeback in 4 of the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 14 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have suffered 4 of their 10 goals between minutes (16’ ‑ 30 ‘).
Lazio comes to this match after a 1×2 loss on a visit to Juventus: Ciro Immobile scored the team’s only goal. It should be noted that the home team did not win five consecutive games. In general, the home team plays in 3-5-2, favoring a slower style of play, in which the most advanced players are Ciro Immoblie and Felipe Caicedo: the first athlete mentioned is the top scorer, with 30 goals scored. Responsible for creating and leading his team’s attacks is midfielder Milinkovic-Savic. The coach will not be able to count on Marusic, Correa, Jony, LucasLeiva, Luis Alberto and Lulic, all with physical problems.
After 8 wins, 8 draws and 9 losses, the visiting team is currently in 12th position, with 32 points won. In their last match, they lost to Roma at home by (3‑4), after in the previous match they lost at home, in a match against Napoli, by (0‑1). This is a team that presents similar results at home and away, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 3 wins, 8 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Cagliari conquered 9 points in 30 possible, after 1 victory, 6 draws and 3 defeats in the last 10 games that he played as a visitor.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 7 away matches. The team has not been very strong defensively, since it has always suffered goals in the last 10 matches in this competition. In 25 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 11 times and only got 2 comebacks.
Cagliari enters this match after a 1-1 draw at home with Sassuolo, thus adding the sixth consecutive game without winning in the Italian championship: João Pedro scored the team’s only goal. In this game against Lazio, coach Walter Zenga must act 3-5-2, favoring quick transitions and flanking attacks. Gastón Pereiro and João Pedro will be on the attack front, the latter being the team’s top scorer, with 18 goals scored. The visiting team cannot use Carboni, suspended, in addition to Nainggolan, Pellegrini, Pavoletti and Oliva, all injured.