On Sunday, April 18, 2021, Lazio take on Benevento at the Stadio Olimpico in Matchday 31 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 17-4D-8L (55 points) and the Giallorossi sit in 16th with a record of 7W-9D-14L (30 points).
Below are the match statistics and facts – provided by Lega Serie A – for the game between Lazio and Benevento.
Background & Insights
Lazio have won two of their three Serie A TIM games against Benevento (D1), with both sides scoring in each game (16 goals in total: 5.3 on average).
Only against AS Roma (14 in four games) and Inter (13 in four games), have Benevento conceded more goals in Serie A TIM than against Lazio (12 in three matches).
Only Napoli (two) and Crotone (three) have drawn fewer games than Lazio (four) in Serie A TIM this season: one of these four draws, however, arrived in the reverse match against Benevento.
Only Inter (2.56) and Atalanta (2.29) have averaged more points per game than Lazio in Serie A TIM in 2021 (2.27).
Since 2016/17, only Napoli (28) have scored more 90th-minute goals in Serie A TIM than Lazio (26 goals for the Biancocelesti).
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has been involved in 15 league goals this season (seven goals, eight assists): his joint-best tally in a single Serie A TIM campaign (15 also in 2017/18).
From Matchday 22 onwards, Lazio’s Ciro Immobile is the striker that has played the most minutes in Serie A TIM (616) without scoring.
Benevento are unbeaten in their last two away Serie A TIM games (W1 D1): the Giallorossi have never gone three consecutive away matches without defeat in the Italian top-flight.
Only Schalke 04 (five) have conceded more own goals than Benevento (four) in the top-5 European leagues this season.
Benevento’s Gianluca Lapadula has netted only one goal in his last 23 Serie A TIM matches, after scoring 12 in the previous 23 appearances in the competition; the last time he played at the Olimpico against Lazio he scored (November 2019, with Lecce).