Italy: Serie A
Match start: 20:45 (GMT+2)
In spring 2014 English Liverpool was very close to its nine champion’s title (for the last 25 years). But that silly mistake that was made by Steven Gerrard during the decisive match against Chelsea had led to the failure of all dreams and illusions for the team from Merseyside.
And the same mistake (the score was 2:2 at the end of Sunday match Genoa – Lazio) was made by the defender of hosts Santiago Gentiletti. As a result, the ball came to Ciro Immobile. And the outcome is known – 2:3.
Lazio (the head coach Simone Inzaghi)
After the winning in Genova Bianco Celeste had scored 10 points and had taken the 4th position:
Napoli – 12, Juventus – 12, Inter – 12, Lazio – 10, Milan – 9 …
Now the Romans will host the new leader of the tournament bracket Napoli at their famous Stadio Olimpico. It is necessary to mention that in this battle despite the factor of the home field Bianco Celeste is giving way to Azzurri);
09.02.2013. Lazio – Napoli (Floccari – Campagnaro);
02.12.2013. Lazio – Napoli (Behrami (own goal), Keïta – Higuaín 2, Pandev, Callejón);
18.01.2015. Lazio – Napoli – 0:1 (Higuaín);
03.02.2016. Lazio – Napoli – 0:2 (Higuaín, Callejón);
09.04.2017. Lazio – Napoli – 0:3 (Insigne 2, Callejón);
As we see, in 5 last matches the guests have gained 4 wins with the terrible for the hosts total difference of scored and missed balls (3:11).
Napoli (the head coach Maurizio Sarri)
And in this situation the fans of Lazio are pleased only with the fact of last year transfer of Gonzalo Higuaín to Juventus. But even without its Argentinean forward during the previous match in Rome Napoli has scored to the hosts 3 unanswered goals.
For those, who like statistics we need to note that the last winning of Bianco Celeste during the home match against Azzurri was held on the 7th of April 2012 – 3:1.
And now, despite the history of meetings we present your attention the bet on scored goals by two teams. Both the hosts of Stadio Olimpico and the guests are good now and demonstrate productive winning football.
Lazio – 3.75, draw – 3.60, Napoli – 2.00;
teams to score - odds 1.5 Bet365