On Monday, April 26, 2021, Lazio host AC Milan at the Stadio Olimpico in Matchday 33 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-9L (58 points) and the Rossoneri sit in second with a record of 20W-6D-6L (66 points).

Below are the match statistics and facts – provided by Lega Serie A – for the game between Lazio and Milan.


Background & Insights

AC Milan have won both of their last two Serie A TIM games against Lazio, their longest streak against the Biancocelesti since 2009 (run of three).

Lazio have not kept a clean sheet against AC Milan in a Serie A TIM game since February 2012 (2-0 win). Since then, the Rossoneri have found the net in 17 such games in a row (1.8 goals per game on average).

Last season, Lazio failed to score at home against AC Milan; they last failed to score against them in back-to-back matches at the Olimpico in 2007 (two 0-0 draws).


Lazio

Lazio have won each of their last nine home games in the top-flight; they could win 10 such games at home in a row for the third time in their Serie A TIM history, after 1937 and 1974.

Lazio have scored the lowest percentage of goals from corners in Serie A TIM this season (4%, 2/53).

Lazio’s Ciro Immobile has scored six goals in 12 matches against AC Milan in Serie A TIM, including two goals in the two most recent such games. Indeed, he also scored a hat-trick against the Rossoneri at the Olimpico stadium in September 2017.


AC Milan

AC Milan have won 13 away Serie A TIM games this term; they could become the first team to win 14 of their first 16 games on the road in a single Serie A TIM season (currently the fastest team to reach 14 away wins was Inter – in 17 games in 2006/07).

AC Milan have conceded the highest percentage of goals from corners in Serie A TIM this season (22%, 8/38).

Former Lazio coach Stefano Pioli has won both of his last two Serie A TIM games with AC Milan against the Biancocelesti, as many wins as in his 13 previous clashes against this opponent in the competition (D4 L7).

AC Milan’s Franck Kessié has scored three goals in six matches against Lazio in Serie A TIM; against no team has he netted more in the competition. This includes a brace in his debut in the top flight, in August 2016 for Atalanta.

AC Milan’s Hakan Calhanoglu is close to scoring 50 goals in the top-five European leagues (currently 49) – only three Turkish players have reached this milestone since 2000: Mevlüt Erdinç (92), Nihat Kahveci (76) and Halil Altintop (67).


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