On Thursday, April 22, 2021, Lazio take on Napoli at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in Matchday 32 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 18-4D-8L (58 points) and the Partenopei sit in fifth with a record of 19W-3D-9L (60 points).
Below are the match statistics and facts – provided by Lega Serie A – for the game between Napoli and Lazio.
Background & Insights
Lazio won the reverse fixture 2-0 in December 2020, only on three previous occasions have they won both Serie A TIM games in a season against Napoli: 1935/36, 1936/37 and 1993/94
Napoli have won their last three home games against Lazio in Serie A TIM and could equal their best run of home wins against the Biancocelesti in the competition: four, in January 1993 and May 1955.
Lazio are one of two teams (also Bologna) that Napoli have scored the most goals against at home in their history in Serie A TIM, with 107 goals.
Only Inter (0) have lost fewer Serie A TIM games than Lazio and Napoli (1) since the beginning of March; only Inter and Atalanta (6) have won more than the Azzurri and the Biancocelesti in the period (5).
No side has conceded fewer goals than Napoli in the first 15 minutes of play in Serie A TIM this season (3- joint with Inter).
Lorenzo Insigne has scored four goals in his last six games against Lazio in Serie A TIM, having only scored one in his previous eight. The Napoli captain could score in consecutive appearances against the Biancocelesti for the first time in the league.
In addition, Insigne is one of the five players in Serie A when it comes to points gained for their team by goals scored. He has earned 12 points for Napoli with 15 goals.
Lazio have scored the most goals in the first 15 minutes of play in Serie A TIM this season (11).
Lazio have won their last two away games in the league without conceding. The Biancocelesti have never managed three away clean sheets in a row under manager Simone Inzaghi in Serie A TIM. The last time they achieved this was in February 2016 while Stefano Pioli was in charge.
Lazio have not drawn a match in Serie A TIM since January 3rd (1-1 v Genoa): since then the Biancocelesti have had 12 wins and three defeats.
Ciro Immobile has scored in each of his last five games against Napoli in Serie A TIM, including the reverse fixture won by Lazio 2-0. The Lazio forward has never found the back of the net in six consecutive appearances against a single opponent in Serie A TIM.
In addition, Immobile is one of the five players in Serie A when it comes to points gained for their team by goals scored. He has earned 16 points for Lazio with 16 goals.