Lazio needed any kind of a winning streak in the month of January to get back in contention for a top-four spot in Serie A. And the Biancocelesti has accomplished just that.
Lazio has reeled off four wins in a row in league play, including back-to-back convincing wins over Sassuolo and AS Roma.
Overall, Simone Inzaghi’s side has picked up four wins in five league matches over the ongoing month. This has put the side at a 2.6 points per game number, which ranks as the best by any Serie A team this month.
The list below does not take into account Lazio’s recent win over Sassuolo. Nonetheless, Lazio remains at the top spot for this key stat.
We said January was a crucial month.
Points per game in Serie A in January so far:
– Lazio 2.5 (4 games)
– Juventus 2.4 (5 games)
– Atalanta 2.33 (6 games)
– Milan 1.8 (5 games)
– Napoli 1.8 (5 games)
– Inter 1.6 (5 games)
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For Lazio, it will have one more league match to finish off the month, which will come against Atalanta. A win in this match could propel the side up to fourth place in the league standings pending the other results from the matchday.