On Saturday, February 27, 2021, the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara hosts Bologna vs Lazio in Matchday 24 of the 2020/21 Serie A.
As it stands in the top flight of Italian football, the Biancocelesti sit in sixth with a record of 13-4D-6L (43 points) and the Rossoblu sit in twelfth with a record of 6W-7D-10L (30 points).
Below are the match statistics and facts – provided by Lega Serie A – for the game between Bologna and Lazio.
Background & Insights
Bologna have won none of their last 15 games against Lazio in Serie A TIM (D7 L8): their second longest ongoing such run against a single side in the top-flight (17 games against Juventus).
Bologna have failed to score in five out of eight home games against Lazio in Serie A TIM since 2011-12: only against Juventus (6) have they failed to score in more such matches in this period
Lazio have scored three goals from direct free kicks in Serie A TIM this term, as many as Bologna have scored from this situation since 2019 in the competition.
Bologna have conceded 37 goals after their first 23 games in Serie A TIM this season, only shipping more at this stage on three occasions: 41 in 1949-50, 41 in 1955-56 and 39 in 2013-14.
Bologna have drawn three of their last five home games in Serie A TIM (W1 L1), as many as in their previous 12 (W4 L5).
Bologna forward Rodrigo Palacio has scored eight goals and provided three assists against Lazio in Serie A TIM: only against Parma (11 goals, 1 assist) has he been involved in more goals in the top flight.
Lazio have found the net in 19 consecutive Serie A TIM matches for the first time since 1993, only doing better in the top-flight back in 1956 (21).
Lazio lost their last away match in Serie A TIM against Inter, last losing consecutive games on the road back in September 2019 in the top-flight (2).
Simone Inzaghi has won 100 managerial games in his first 182 matches in Serie A TIM: only Conte (145) and Sarri (169) have reached this milestone in fewer matches amongst coaches who made their debut in the three points per win era in the Italian top-flight.
Lazio playmaker Luis Alberto has scored seven league goals so far this season, one more than he did in the whole of 2019-20 in Serie A TIM (6), athough he’s yet to provide a single assist.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has provided seven assists so far, as many as he did in his previous two top-flight seasons combined.