DYNAMO KYIV VS LAZIO FREE PICKS
Dynamo Kiev and Lazio measured strength at NSK Olimpijs’kyj, in a second leg of this UEFA Europa League (8th Finals) phase, after a (2-2) draw in the first leg. Attention to the home factor, as Dinamo Kiev usually conquer different results at home and away.
The home team comes to this game back in advantage, after a draw as a visitor by (2-2), so it is enough a draw for less than 2 goals to confirm the qualification to the next phase. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses in away matches, with 16 goals scored and 16 conceded; against 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses at their stadium, with 26 goals scored and 15 conceded. The team comes to this match after a home win against Veres by (1-0). Dinamo Kiev won 3 and drew 2 of their last 5 home matches for the UEFA Europa League.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 5 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 24 of the last 33 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals.
Dynamo Kiev make this exhibition the second of three consecutive matches against their fans, which should be satisfied with the performance of the club, since they suffered only one loss in the last seven games. In his last match, valid for the Ukrainian Championship, which occupies the second position, the team had much more volume of play and thus managed to defeat Veres, with a goal by Brazilian Junior Moraes. In the Europa League, the team achieved a very good result in the first leg against Lazio, at the home of the Italians, and now has a good chance of moving forward in the continental tournament, as a goalless draw or 1×1 will guarantee the classification. The 4-2-3-1 should be the tactical scheme used in this duel, with Tsygankov standing out in the center of the field.
The away team comes to this second leg at a disadvantage, because despite the draw in the first leg suffered 2 goals at home. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in away matches, with 30 goals scored and 23 conceded; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 31 goals scored and 13 conceded. The team comes to this match after a draw away with the Cagliari by (2-2). In the last 4 UEFA Europa League away matches, Lazio won 2 and lost 2. Defensive consistency has not been their best, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 9 matches, but their offense has scored consistently , since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 9 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 25 of the last 31 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 9 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 6 times, but have regained the last 2. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 20 away matches for all competitions: they have suffered 11 of their 29 goals between minutes (46 minutes) -60 ‘).
Lazio has been doing a good season, but it is going through one of its worst moments, since it has not won four games, a period in which it managed to accumulate two consecutive defeats and was eliminated from Coppa Italia in the semifinal against Milan. Now, the team comes from a draw for the Italian Championship, in which it occupies the fourth position, in a game in which it had more possession of the ball and finished more than the opponent, but reached the tie only in the last minutes of the second half, against Cagliari. The team has been standing out throughout the season for the great offensive power and hopes to be able to count on it to win a positive result against Dynamo Kiev and thus continue forward in the Europa League, since at home they only achieved a draw. For this duel, the coach is expected to organize the team in 3-5-1-1, with a highlight for the Brazilian Felipe Anderson in the midfield.
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