After an impressive season full of promises, Lazio will be looking to secure their second place in the Serie A. The side will travel to the San Paolo Stadium to take on side Napoli on the season finale. The match schedules for Saturday with kickoff at 9:45 pm.
Even with Juventus clinching the Serie A title last week, Lazio has much to look on after an impressive season. The side went on the longest unbeaten streak in Serie A. Furthermore, Immobile surpassed the club’s record of most goals scored in a season.
Immobile has 34 goals in 35 games, outwitting second-placed Ronaldo with 33 goals. The record ranks as the highest goal tally across Europe. The side has redemption this Saturday to take up the second slot.
The side is currently fourth on the table, with 78 points tied with third-placed Atalanta. They are one point behind second-placed Inter Milan. A win this Saturday will secure their chance for a second finish.
The Blues will contend with finishing seventh in the table regardless of the results from the weekend. The side will cherish beating Juventus to clinch the Coppa Italia last month as a standout moment this season.
The side is still in contention in the Champions League after a 1-1 draw to side Barcelona. The side will be traveling to Camp Nou for the second league of the tournament.
Napoli vs. Lazio Head to Head
Both sides have 31 games against each other with the Blues taking home 15 wins against the eight wins for Lazio. Here is a look at their previous encounters in Serie A:
Inter 2-0 Napoli
Napoli 2-0 Sassuolo
Parma 2-1 Napoli
Napoli 2-1 Udinese
Bologna 1-1 Napoli
Lazio 2-0 Brescia
Hellas Verona 1-5 Lazio
Lazio 2-1 Cagliari
Juventus 2-1 Lazio
Udinese 0-0 Lazio
Napoli Team News
After a serving a suspension during their clash with Inter Milan, forward Mertens is back in the starting lineup. Gattuso will have to contend with Allan and Callejon making their comebacks to the starting XI. Milik is finding favor under Gatusso and expects to lead the attacking front.
Lazio Team News
Missing figures ahead of the trip to Sao Paolo include Stefan Radu, Senad Lulic, and Lucas Vieira. Inzaghi sets to use the same starting XI against Brescia. In-form Immobile sets to lead the attack and extend his goal-scoring form.
Prediction and Odds
It is a no brainer that it is a big game for Lazio than for Napoli; hence a expect a low encounter game this Saturday.
Both Teams to Score
Immobile to Score