Lazio vs Juventus : Juventus will be looking to keep its four-game win streak alive when the team faces off against Serie A opponent Lazio on Sunday, Jan. 27.Juventus currently sits in first place in league standings with 56 points, nine points ahead of second-place Napoli.
Team : Lazio vs Juventus
Date : Sunday, January 27
Start Time : 2:30 Pm Et
Lazio won’t be entering Sunday’s matchup with similar momentum after falling 2–1 to Napoli last week. Napoli scored its first two goals in the first half. Ciro Immobile put Lazio within a score in the 65th, but the team couldn’t come back to tie.
Inzaghi is expected to go in with a three-man backline in front of goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha. Given the absence of Acerbi and Felipe, Bastos and Wallace are set to get rare starts in the Serie A alongside the experienced Stefan Radu in defence.
Juventus are set to sign Martin Caceres from Lazio with Medhi Benatia headed out of the club. Both will not be involved on Sunday. Having played a 4-4-2 formation in the win against Chievo last week,
Lazio have lost eight of their last nine Serie A encounters against teams currently in the top four positions of the table, drawing the other against AC Milan.Paulo Dybala has netted 7 goals against Lazio in the Serie A, including
The 33-year-old Portuguese maverick has taken the Serie A by storm in his debut season in Italy and has played a huge role in Juventus’ unbeaten streak in the league, helping them to a massive lead at the top of the table.
The 33-year-old Portuguese maverick has taken the Serie A by storm in his debut season in Italy and has played a huge role in Juventus’ unbeaten streak in the league, helping them to a massive lead at the top of the table. Ronaldo is currently the second-highest goalscorer in the Italian top-flight with 14 hits from 20 matches along with 5 assists.
With Fabio Quagliarella (16 goals) edging past the former Real Madrid superstar in the race for the Golden Boot, courtesy of a double in Sampdoria’s 4-0 win over Udinese on Saturday, Ronaldo will be keen to close down the gap with a stellar display against Lazio on Sunday night.
Lazio 1-2 Juventus
Lazio haven’t been able to achieve consistency in their form this season, which has hurt their hopes of finishing in the top four. The Biancocelesti have won just two of their last nine games in Serie A (D5 L2) having managed seven wins in their previous nine matches in the competition (L2).