On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Lazio take on Fiorentina at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Matchday 35 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 20-4D-9L (64 points) and the Viola sit in 14th with a record of 8W-11D-15L (35 points).
Below are the match statistics and facts – provided by Lega Serie A – for the game between Fiorentina and Lazio.
Background & Insights
Lazio have won more Serie A TIM games against Fiorentina than against any other side in Serie A TIM (55) – the Viola are also the side against which the Biancocelesti have scored the most goals in the top-flight (198).
Lazio have won five of their last six games against Fiorentina in Serie A TIM (D1), scoring 12 goals in this period.
Fiorentina have won only one of their last seven home games against Lazio in Serie A TIM (D1 L5), after having registered four wins in the previous seven (D1 L2).
Under Commisso President management (since 2019/20), Fiorentina have drawn the most matches in Serie A TIM: 24/72 (W20 L28).
Fiorentina have drawn their last two league matches, the last time they registered three draws in a row in Serie A TIM was back in June 2020.
Dusan Vlahovic (19 goals) could become only the fourth foreign Fiorentina player to score at least 20 goals in a single Serie A TIM campaign, after Gabriel Batistuta, Kurt Roland Hamrin and Pedro Petrone.
Following the victory against Genoa last time out, Lazio have gone 18 consecutive matches without a draw in Serie A TIM for the very first time.
In 2021, only Inter (75%) have won a higher percentage of their Serie A TIM game than Lazio (74%: 14/19).
Lazio’s Ciro Immobile has netted in each of his last five league games against Fiorentina, only against Napoli has the Italian forward scored in six consecutive matches against a single opponent in Serie A TIM.
Lazio’s Luis Alberto has scored three goals against Fiorentina in Serie A TIM, against no side has he scored more in the competition. The Spanish midfielder could provide assists in three consecutive league appearances for the first time since November 2019.