Lazio and AC Milan clash in the derby match of Serie A round 30. The two powerhouses meet at Olimpico, and both have a massive pressure to win. Lazio to stay in the title race, and Milan to keep its prospects for getting onto the international stage. Both sides are in a solid form, and we should see an interesting and exciting matchup, with lots of goals. It is a pity there won’t be fans, but the COVID-19 pandemics prevented that from happening.
Lazio (+130) comes in this match after a huge comeback against Torino, once they trailed at the halftime, but eventually managed to win and stay four points away from Juve. The Sky-Blues still have a chance to win the title, but their defeat in Bergamo against Atalanta, 3-2 after having a two-goal advantage, could turn out to be one of the most devastating in their history.
The Eagles defeated Fiorentina after that, erasing the unpleasant experience, and hoping that at some point of the race, the Old Lady might drop some points.
Lazio is playing efficient and interesting football, with all three matches after the restart ending with over 2.5 goals and both sides to score. It is the way they play, and probably won’t back out no matter the situation.
AC Milan (+210) didn’t lose in four straight since coming back from the pause, posting two wins and draws each. Yet we can say that both those draws were like a defeat for Stefano Pioli’s crew. At first, it was a goalless rematch of the Coppa Italia semis against Juventus, and after 1-1 in Milan, the Old Lady advanced.
The lastest event Rossoneri played was against SPAL, 2-2 also on the road, and that is a major bust, because they managed to defeat Roma three days earlier in the derby, but failed to utilize that fact.
We need to point out that Milan plays solid football, with lots of chances and goals, and it is no wonder they netted two times in each of the past three games.
Lazio is simply massacred with injuries. Adam Marusic, and Luiz Felipe are the latest names put on the list of unavailable players. Senad Lulic, Lucas Leiva, and Bobby Adekanye are also there. But the biggest bust will be Caicedo’s and Immobile’s absence due to yellow cards. Arguably the most terrifying attacking duo in the league won’t play.
On the other side, Musacchio, Leo Duarte, and Castillejo all aren’t going to play.
Head to Head Matches
Lazio won in the first leg this season played in Milan, 1-2. Correa brought a massive win netting seven minutes before then of the game. By the way, Lazio has just one victory in the latest six games.
Injuries are severely decreasing Lazio’s potential, and they really shredded their squad. But still, the hosts don’t have some other option but to win, and we are pretty sure that Simone Inzaghi has some solution for this bad situation. We will back up the home team to triumph, even though they find themselves in a pretty tough place. The odds for this are +130
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