Parma, 17 September 2019 – We face Lazio on matchday four of Serie A TIM 2019/20: let’s get to know the team in white and sky-blue better with today’s episode of our Opponent Focus.
The club has been coached by Simone Inzaghi since April 2016. In this time, Lazio have finished eighth twice and fifth twice, winning an Italian Super Cup and also the Coppa Italia last season. They strengthened well in the summer transfer window just gone, signing Manuel Lazzari from SPAL.
So far Lazio have won four points from their first three matches in the league. They won 3-0 away to Sampdoria on the opening day of Serie A, followed by a 1-1 draw in the derby against Roma and an away defeat against SPAL in Ferrara (2-1). Five goals scored and three conceded.
In the last game, Simone Inzaghi opted for the following line-up: Strakosha; Patric (48′ Vavro), Acerbi, Radu; Lazzari, Parolo, Leiva (68′ Milinkovic), L.Alberto, Lulic; Immobile, Caicedo (68′ Correa).
THE BIANCOCELESTI’S STATS
Ciro Immobile is Lazio’s current top scorer on three goals, followed by Luis Alberto and Correa with a goal apiece. Immobile is also the player who has had the most chances (11), followed by Luis Alberto (5), Correa and Milinkovic-Savic (4); while the Spaniard Luis Alberto has made the most key passes so far this season (4).
40% of Lazio’s goals so far have come between 45′ and 60′, 20% between 15′ and 30′, 20% between 30′ and 45′ and the remaining 20% between 60′ and 75′. The Biancocelesti have hit the target 29 times out of 47 total attempts, producing 173 attacks in total and keeping the ball for an average of 25′ minutes per game.