On Saturday, May 15, 2021, Roma host Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico in Matchday 37 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 21-4D-10L (67 points) and the Giallorossi sit in seventh with a record of 17W-7D-12 (58 points).
Below are the match statistics and facts – provided by Lega Serie A – for the game between Roma and Lazio.
Background & Insights
AS Roma have won none of their last four derbies against Lazio in Serie A TIM (D2 L2), last failing to win more consecutive such meetings back in 1998 (8).
Following their 3-0 win in the reverse fixture, Lazio are looking to win back-to-back Rome derbies in Serie A TIM for the first time since 2012; indeed, they could keep a clean sheet in consecutive league games against AS Roma for the first time since the 2006/07 season.
AS Roma have only lost two of their last 22 home games in Serie A TIM against Lazio, winning 12 matches in the process (D8).
Over each side’s last six Serie A TIM games of this season, only Parma (6) and Benevento (5) have suffered more defeats than AS Roma in Serie A TIM (W1 D1 L4).
AS Roma have only lost two of their last 22 home games in Serie A TIM (v Milan and Napoli), keeping a clean sheet in eight of their last 16 such matches.
Only Crotone (0) have seen fewer goals scored by substitutes than AS Roma (2) in Serie A TIM this season.
After scoring a goal in both of his first two Rome derbies against Lazio in Serie A TIM, AS Roma’s Edin Dzeko has since only scored one goal in his last nine games against the Biancocelesti in the division.
In each side’s last 10 Serie A TIM matches this season, no team has won more games than Lazio’s eight (L2). The Biancocelesti are level in this period with Inter, Atalanta and Napoli.
Ciro Immobile has scored four goals for Lazio in league derbies against Roma, behind only Silvio Piola (6) and Tommaso Rocchi (5) for the Biancoceleste against the Giallorossi in the top-flight.
Ciro Immobile has scored 150 goals for Lazio in all competitions; since his club debut (2016/17 season), only Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane and Kylian Mbappe have scored more among players for clubs in the top-five European leagues.