Rome is on fire for the Derby della Capitale

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Competition: Italy Serie A
Competition: Fri 15.January
Match begins: 19:45 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio Olimpico (72698 seats)

Lazio will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 6 points behind Roma.

Insights:
  • Lazio have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Roma has the most scored goals in the first half (23) in Serie A

The Derby della Capitale is, as the name suggests, the local football derby between the two biggest teams in the capital of Italy; Rome. The two teams share their stadium Stadio Olimpico, which has seen some riots when these teams meet. Local fans view this match as a battle to represent the city of Rome in the rest of Italy.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

There's local pride at stake here, as these teams are practically neighbours. Expect lots of passion from both players and supporters.

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Lazio form and stats

When playing at home in the Serie A, Lazio have managed 3 wins, 2 draws and suffered 3 defeats from 8 games. Two home wins in a row for Lazio bring valid hopes of a third.

Lazio enjoyed a nice away win last time out, playing at Parma's place. The match ended 2-0 with Luis Alberto and Felipe Caicedo scoring. Before that, Lazio had a home game versus Fiorentina which ended with a victory 2-1.

Lazio are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 11 goals in 8 games. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 13 goals have been conceded.

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Roma form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Serie A travels is 4 wins, 1 draw and 3 defeats.

Roma played 2-2 against Inter in their previous match. Before that one, a nice away victory 3-1 at Crotone.

A quick return to home after this game, as Roma are hosting Spezia in the Coppa Italia only four days away.

Roma have scored more than twice on average per away game (in the league), an impressive attacking display. They have 16 goals from 8 away matches. It's worth mentioning that 9 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. For Roma, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Lazio three wins, three draws and Roma four victories. As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

LazioC. Immobile
C. Immobile
11 goals
RomaH. Mkhitaryan
H. Mkhitaryan
8 goals
RomaJ. Veretout
J. Veretout
7 goals

Lazio missing players

Roma missing players

Lazio Roma
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
17 8 4 Played P 1 7 16
8 3 1 Won W 1 4 10
4 2 2 Drew D 0 1 4
5 3 1 Lost L 0 2 2
27 11 5 Scored S 5 16 37
25 13 6 Conceded C 1 14 23
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 94%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 86% 81%
53% 62% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 86% 75%
24% 25% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 86% 69%
18% 12% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 100% 43% 31%
71% 88% 75% BTTS BTTS 100% 71% 62%
24% 12% 25% Clean Sheets C S 0% 14% 31%
6% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 14% 12%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3.1 3.8 4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.7 2.4
1 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
12.5 11 11.8 Shots (avg) S ( 15 12.4 14.9
4.2 3.9 3.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 7 5.3 5.9
38% 35% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 71% 43% 39%
Key stats in Serie A this season:
  • All of Lazio's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Lazio have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Lazio have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Lazio haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Roma has the most scored goals in the first half (23) in Serie A
  • Roma have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Roma 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 17 12 4 1 37 19 9 5 3 1 20 12 8 7 1 0 17 7 18 40
2 Inter 17 11 4 2 43 23 8 6 1 1 23 13 9 5 3 1 20 10 20 37
3 Roma 17 10 4 3 37 26 9 6 3 0 21 9 8 4 1 3 16 17 11 34
4 Juventus 16 9 6 1 35 16 8 5 2 1 16 8 8 4 4 0 19 8 19 33
5 Atalanta 16 9 4 3 40 22 8 5 1 2 22 10 8 4 3 1 18 12 18 31
6 Napoli 16 10 1 5 34 16 8 4 1 3 19 10 8 6 0 2 15 6 18 31
7 Sassuolo 17 8 5 4 30 26 8 3 3 2 12 11 9 5 2 2 18 15 4 29
8 Lazio 17 8 4 5 27 25 8 3 2 3 11 13 9 5 2 2 16 12 2 28
9 Hellas Verona 17 7 6 4 22 16 9 4 2 3 12 9 8 3 4 1 10 7 6 27
10 Benevento 17 6 3 8 20 30 9 2 2 5 9 18 8 4 1 3 11 12 -10 21
11 Sampdoria 16 6 2 8 25 26 8 3 1 4 15 13 8 3 1 4 10 13 -1 20
12 Fiorentina 17 4 6 7 18 23 9 3 4 2 9 8 8 1 2 5 9 15 -5 18
13 Bologna 17 4 5 8 23 31 8 3 2 3 16 17 9 1 3 5 7 14 -8 17
14 Udinese 16 4 4 8 18 25 8 2 1 5 6 11 8 2 3 3 12 14 -7 16
15 Spezia 16 3 5 8 21 31 8 0 3 5 8 17 8 3 2 3 13 14 -10 14
16 Cagliari 17 3 5 9 23 34 8 2 2 4 12 16 9 1 3 5 11 18 -11 14
17 Genoa 17 3 5 9 18 30 9 2 2 5 13 16 8 1 3 4 5 14 -12 14
18 Torino 17 2 6 9 26 35 8 0 4 4 13 18 9 2 2 5 13 17 -9 12
19 Parma 17 2 6 9 13 33 9 1 4 4 3 13 8 1 2 5 10 20 -20 12
20 Crotone 17 2 3 12 17 40 8 2 1 5 9 16 9 0 2 7 8 24 -23 9

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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.