EUROPA: Champions League – group stage
Match start: 19:00 (GMT+2)
One of the most interesting and thought-provoking battles of the 3rd round of the group stage of the Europa League is the forthcoming meeting in Nice of the same-name club and one of the favorite of the modern Italian club Lazio.
The teams of Lucien Favre and Simone Inzaghi had reached the match at Allianz Riviera being the leaders of the 11th group K. And that is why the winner of this battle will head the tournament bracket.
Nice France (the head coach Lucien Favre)
Let us remind you that the opponents of Nice and Lazio in the 11th group are Zulte Waregem, Belgium and Vitesse, Holland. During two last matches with the representatives of Benelux countries the 3rd winner of the French Ligue 1had by turn destroyed the opponents with the total score 8:1.
The most productive football player of Nice during these matches was Alassane Pléa (4 goals). But the famous Italian center forward of Nice Mario Balotelli had scored only one goal.
Lazio Italy (the head coach Simone Inzaghi)
But now “Super Mario” is highly motivated. Balotelli will play against the top club of its country and in two weeks will go to Rome to play a second leg against Biancocelesti.
In its turn, the team of Simone Inzaghi had won over Vitesse and Zulte Waregem with the total score 5:2. The best goalscorer of Lazio at these matches became the center forward Ciro Immobile (2 goals).
According to bookmakers the chances of the opponents to win are absolutely equal. And this means that for 90 minutes we will enjoy speedy and amazing game with a lot of scoring chances.
Both teams are quite good at the moment and they both prefer attacking and productive football. And that is why here the bet on the scored goals by both teams will be the most appropriate.
Nice – 2.55, draw – 3.20, Lazio – 2.75;
Our tip: both teams to score (yes) - odds 1.67 10Bet