Football match preview: Juventus vs Lazio

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Competition: Italy Serie A
Competition: Mon 16.May
Match begins: 18:45 (UTC)
Venue: Allianz Stadium (41507 seats)

This pair of squads are happy with a nice season so far and matches like today could be key. Here's the preview for Juventus - Lazio!

Insights:
  • Juventus haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Lazio have the fewest matches under the total-line (5) in Serie A

Juventus are staying put; they can neither be promoted or relegated this season and are fighting only for positions. Lazio are still fighting for top positions and their benefits.

Both sides have had ample time to rest since their last work day in an official game. Let's agree to expect an active game!

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Juventus form and stats

10-4-4 (win-draw-lost) are the Serie A numbers at home for Juventus so far this season.

The Juventus supporters got no joy from their last fixture, a Coppa Italia duel also played here at Allianz Stadium: A 2-4 defeat against Inter. Midfielder Rabiot was the best player on the team with a rating of 7.61 (out of ten) in that game. Rabiot hit one key pass, dribled past the opponent 2 of 2 times and had 38 successful passes (of 42 total).

A Serie A defeat was the result before that one, 1-2 away at Genoa.

The Juventus fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 23 in 18 matches. Juventus are not conceding a lot of goals here at Allianz Stadium in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 12 from 18 matches.

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Lazio form and stats

8-3-7 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Lazio in their Serie A matches away. It could be a hat trick of victories away for Lazio, as they have won on their previous two travels.

Lazio had fun at their own home (Allianz Stadium) last time out, beating Sampdoria 2-0. Patric and Alberto scored. Midfield player Alberto was the top player of the team with a match rating of 9.42/10. Alberto scored one goal, served one assist, hit three key passes, dribled past the opponent 3 of 4 times and had 61 successful passes (of 70 total).

Prior to that result Lazio won their away game at Spezia. The scoreline was 4-3.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Lazio playing away and similar expectations, we found 7 relevant matches. Results were 1 Lazio win, 3 draws and 3 defeats.

The travelling fans enjoy Lazio's attacking play in away games, having scored 33 goals in 18 league matches away. Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Lazio have conceded 31 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

Juventus and Lazio have faced each other earlier this season: Lazio - Juventus 0-2. Juventus-Lazio H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Juventus six wins, Lazio three wins, one draw. six of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

LazioC. Immobile
C. Immobile
27 goals
JuventusP. Exequiel Dybala
P. Exequiel Dybala
10 goals
LazioS. Milinković-Savić
S. Milinković-Savić
10 goals

Juventus missing players

Lazio missing players

Juventus Lazio
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
36 18 4 Played P 4 18 36
20 10 0 Won W 0 8 18
9 4 2 Drew D 1 3 8
7 4 2 Lost L 3 7 10
55 23 2 Scored S 3 33 72
33 12 4 Conceded C 10 31 53
97% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 97%
78% 67% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 92%
36% 17% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 83% 75%
17% 6% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 44% 42%
11% 6% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 17% 19%
56% 39% 50% BTTS BTTS 50% 61% 61%
36% 44% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 25%
11% 17% 50% Failed to Score F T 50% 22% 17%
 
4.7 5.3 5.5 Corners for (avg) C F 2.2 3.9 4.5
5.1 4.3 3 Corners against (avg) C A 4 4.4 3.9
2 2.2 2.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.8 2.8 2.3
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 3 5
 
14.3 15.1 17.2 Shots (avg) S ( 6.8 9.7 11.6
4.5 4.2 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.5 4.6 5.1
34% 30% 12% Goal Efficiency G E 21% 40% 40%
 
11.4 9.5 11 Shots against (avg) S A 17.8 13.3 12.3
3.2 2.8 3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.2 3.5 3.6
Key stats in Serie A this season:
  • All of Lazio's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Juventus haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Lazio have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Lazio have the fewest matches under the total-line (5) in Serie A
  • Lazio haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Milan 36 24 8 4 64 31 18 11 4 3 26 12 18 13 4 1 38 19 33 80
2 Inter 36 23 9 4 78 31 18 13 3 2 45 16 18 10 6 2 33 15 47 78
3 Napoli 36 22 7 7 68 31 18 10 3 5 34 16 18 12 4 2 34 15 37 73
4 Juventus 36 20 9 7 55 33 18 10 4 4 23 12 18 10 5 3 32 21 22 69
5 Lazio 36 18 8 10 72 53 18 10 5 3 39 22 18 8 3 7 33 31 19 62
6 Atalanta 36 16 11 9 65 45 18 4 8 6 31 28 18 12 3 3 34 17 20 59
7 Roma 36 17 8 11 55 42 18 10 5 3 25 15 18 7 3 8 30 27 13 59
8 Fiorentina 36 18 5 13 56 47 18 12 2 4 36 20 18 6 3 9 20 27 9 59
9 Hellas Verona 36 14 10 12 62 55 18 9 3 6 34 24 18 5 7 6 28 31 7 52
10 Torino 36 12 11 13 45 38 18 8 5 5 29 18 18 4 6 8 16 20 7 47
11 Sassuolo 36 12 11 13 61 62 18 6 6 6 27 27 18 6 5 7 34 35 -1 47
12 Udinese 36 10 14 12 55 55 18 6 7 5 29 26 18 4 7 7 26 29 0 44
13 Bologna 36 11 10 15 42 52 18 8 4 6 24 21 18 3 6 9 18 31 -10 43
14 Empoli 36 9 10 17 48 69 18 4 4 10 27 43 18 5 6 7 21 26 -21 37
15 Sampdoria 36 9 6 21 42 59 18 5 3 10 25 31 18 4 3 11 17 28 -17 33
16 Spezia 36 9 6 21 38 66 18 5 3 10 21 27 18 4 3 11 17 39 -28 33
17 Salernitana 36 7 9 20 32 73 18 3 6 9 17 35 18 4 3 11 15 38 -41 30
18 Cagliari 36 6 11 19 33 65 18 3 6 9 19 30 18 3 5 10 14 35 -32 29
19 Genoa 36 4 16 16 27 56 18 3 8 7 14 24 18 1 8 9 13 32 -29 28
20 Venezia 36 6 7 23 33 68 18 3 4 11 21 38 18 3 3 12 12 30 -35 25

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Read more about Serie A

Serie A is the division at the top of the Italian football league system and regarded as one of the top leagues of the world. 20 teams play each other home and away to create a final league table after 380 fixtures. The winners are titled “Campione d’Italia” (Champion of Italy), often referred to as the scudetto.