Lazio vs Roma
Coppa Italia Semifinal – First Leg
Date: Wednesday, 1st March, 2017
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK / 20:30 CET
Venue: Stadio Olimpico. Rome.
Lazio’s four match unbeaten run in Serie A with 3 wins and a draw, put them in a touching distance with the Champions League qualification spot. The good run has pushed them upto fifth in the league table and there is only points that separate them from third placed Napoli.
On the other hand, Roma are second in the table with an outside chance for making a late title challenge to Juventus at a 7 point gap. Their recent form is exceptionally good after picking up 11 wins from their last 13 games.
Lazio toiled hard to defeat Inter Milan 2-1 at the San Siro in the previous round of the Coppa. Meanwhile, Roma had easy route as they defeated Sampdoria and Cesana in the previous rounds, both at home.
Lazio vs Roma: Head-to-head stats
Roma are on a four match winning run against Lazio and are unbeaten in the last 7 with 5 wins and 2 draws.
Lazio’s last win against Roma came in the 2012/13 edition of the Coppa Italia. They were the away team and clinched the tie by a narrow 1-0 margin.
As a home team, Lazio lost their last three matches against Roma.
Lazio vs Roma: Prediction
This is a derby match and both teams are coming on the back of some excellent results. Arguably, both manager will want their team to give their best and end up victorious.
However, Roma is the better equipped team than and must consider themselves are favourites. But one must expect Lazio not to go down with a big fight against their city rivals.
Lazio vs Roma: Bet Tips
Both Teams to Score at 1.70 (7/10)
Correct Score: Lazio 1-2 Roma at 9.50 (17/2).
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