Lazio vs. Juventus Match Analysis and Prediction

All eyes will be on Stadio Olimpico as Lazip play host to title contenders Juventus. The match is scheduled for Saturday, 7TH December with kickoff at 22:45 GMT. Is this the time that Coach Inzaghi will reign supreme over Sarri?

Lazio have struggled over the years to perform against the top teams in Serie A. Coach Inzaghi needs to overcome the vulnerability against the attacking threat of the Old Lady. This is if they wish to claim their elusive spot at the top four.

Lazio will take on a misfiring Juventus as an added advantage to pull off a surprising win. However, recalling the past clashes between Inzaghi and Sarri only spells doom for Lazio. Sarri remains unbeaten by Inzaghi all all competitions.

Juventus fell off the top spot for the Serie A after succumbing to a 2-2 draw at the hands of Sassuolo. This has really affected the team’s form with trouble brewing in the camp. However, Sarri remains steadfast in securing the title for the 9th consecutive time despite the competition posed by Inter Milan.

 

Lazio vs. Juventus Head to Head

Both team have played 37 games together. Lazio have managed to pull of only 5 wins with Juventus picking the lion share with 25 wins. 7 games have ended in a draw between the two sides. Here is a look at the 8 past matches between both sides:

Lazio 1-2 Juventus

Juventus 2-0 Lazio

Lazio 0-1 Juventus

Juventus 1-2 Lazio

Juventus 2-0 Lazio

Lazio 0-1 Juventus

Juventus 3-0 Lazio

Lazio 0-2 Juventus

 

Lazio Team News

Talisman Immobile has been in form netting 17 goals and becoming the league’s top scorer. The Italian will be a force to reckon with especially with the Old Lady’s defending style. However, injury woes continue to plague Inzaghi’s side with midfielder Adam Marusic out with a thigh muscle strain, Valon Berisha with an hamstring injury.

The same applies for left back Jordan Lukaku out with knee problems. Center back Patric remains on the sidelines with a calf injury picked up recently.

 

Juventus Team News

Misfiring Cristiano Ronaldo will feature however it remains a doubt whether he will not be substituted with in form Dybala. Aaron Ramsey has fallen the pecking order with limited game play. The same goes for Croatian forward Mandzukic.

Another injury blow to Sarri’s side include the unavailability of Sami Khedira who underwnent a knee surgery. Giorgio Chiellini is out with a long term cruciate ligament rapture. Wigner Douglas Costa is out with a hamstring injury while Adrien Rabbiot with adductor problems.

 

Prediction and Odds

The Old Lady will be look to salvage from the 2-2 draw that cost them the league’s top spot. Lazio have a tendency to struggle with top 4 tire groups in Serie A.

Juvnetus win

Goals Under 2.5

Double Chance

Immobile to score

 

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