On Sunday, April 11, 2021, Lazio take on Hellas Verona at the Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi in Matchday 30 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 16-4D-8L (52 points) and the Gialloblu sit in eighth with a record of 11W-8D-10L (41 points).
Below are the match statistics and facts – provided by Lega Serie A – for the game between Hellas Verona and Lazio.
Background & Insights
After a 2-1 win in the reverse match, Verona could win both games against Lazio in a single Serie A TIM campaign for the first time since 1984/85.
Lazio have won eight of the last 10 Serie A TIM matches played against Verona in the second half of the season (D1 L1).
Lazio have won each of their last three Serie A TIM away games against Verona, one more than they had in their previous 20 matches on the road against the Gialloblù in the competition (W2-D9-L9).
Lazio have scored the most Serie A TIM goals in the opening 15 minutes of play this season: 10, the same amount Verona have scored in the first 30 minutes.
Verona could win two games in a row in Serie A TIM for the first time since January 2020, excluding an awarded win (3-0) v AS Roma in September 2020.
After defeats against AC Milan and Atalanta, Verona could lose three Serie A TIM games in a row at the Bentegodi for the first time since May 2018: the last three home games under Fabio Pecchia.
Verona’s Antonin Barak has already equalled his record in terms of goals in a single season in Serie A TIM (7). However, Lazio are the team he’s played the most minutes against without scoring in the competition (412).
Lazio haven’t drawn any of their last 13 Serie A TIM matches, since a 1-1 against Genoa in January: 10 wins and three defeats since then for the Biancocelesti.
Lazio’s Ciro Immobile (149) could score his 150th goal in Serie A TIM, eight years and 228 days after netting his first – only four players in the history of the competition have reached this milestone in less time: Nordahl, Meazza, Nyers and Signori.
Ciro Immobile has scored eight goals in eight Serie A TIM matches against Verona – however, the Italian’s striker hasn’t found the net in his last seven league games; he has never recorded a longer streak without a goal with Lazio in the top-flight.