2020/21 Serie A, Crotone vs Lazio: Match Insights

On Saturday, November 21, 2020, the Stadio Ezio Scida hosts Crotone vs Lazio in Matchday 8 of the 2020/21 Serie A.

The Head Referee for this clash will be Juan Luca Sacchi, the Assistant Referees will be Passeri and Avalos, the Fourth Official will be Pezzuto, and the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be Guida with the assistance of Longo.

Below are the match insights – provided by Lega Serie A – for the game between the Rossoblu and the Biancocelesti.

2020/21 Serie A, Crotone vs Lazio: Match Insights

  • Crotone are unbeaten in home games against Lazio in Serie A TIM (W1 D1): in addition to the Biancocelesti, only three sides have played at least twice on the road against Crotone without ever winning in the competition (Chievo, Sassuolo and Sampdoria).
  • Since 2017/18 Lazio have won 15 of 18 games against newly-promoted opposition in Serie A TIM (D2 L1); only Roma (19) and Napoli (17) have more victories against such sides in this period.
  • Crotone have not won any of their last 10 Serie A TIM matches (D3 L7), in a run including the tail-end of 2017-18 – the Calabrians could go 11 games without a win for the first time in their history in the competition.
  • Lazio have conceded three goals in each of their last two away league games; they could go three consecutive matches on the road in Serie A TIM while conceding at least three goals in each match for the first time since March 2013.
  • Since 2000 only three of 13 newly promoted Serie A TIM sides have avoided relegation after failing to win any of their first seven league games: Brescia in 2000/01, Sassuolo in 2013/14 and Crotone in 2016/17.
  • After keeping a clean sheet in their first game of the season against Cagliari, Lazio have conceded in each of their last six matches (13 in total).
  • Since Simone Inzaghi’s first season in charge of Lazio (2016/17) only Barcelona (28 goals) have scored more goals than the Biancocelesti (25) in the 90th minute or later among sides in the top five European leagues.
  • Lazio have scored only two first-half goals in Serie A TIM this season, a joint-negative record alongside Udinese; on the other hand, Crotone have netted the fewest goals in the second half (one).
  • Simy has scored 13 goals in Serie A TIM, and is close to becoming Crotone’s top scorer in the Italian top-flight (currently tied with Diego Falcinelli).
  • Lazio’s Ciro Immobile has netted 33 goals in 36 games against newly-promoted teams in Serie A TIM: among current players, only Fabio Quagliarella has scored more against such opponents (37 goals).