Three points or goodbye championship: there Lazio by Simone Inzaghi is already at the decisive crossroads of his season, in the second game after the post-shootinglockdown: at 9:45 pm at the Olympic Stadium in Rome the biancocelesti face the Fiorentina by Beppe Iachini with only one result available, the victory, following the knockout of Bergamo against Atalanta and the victory of Juventus last night against Lecce, which led the bianconeri to a provisional plus 7, very heavy compared to the plus 1 of a week ago. Three points to pursue the Scudetto dream, to redeem the first defeat since January but also to defend the second place from the pursuers Inter and Atalanta, respectively at minus 4 and minus 8: needless to say that the weight of the goal will fall on Ciro Immobile, at altitude 27 goals in the season but strangely clever in the Gewiss Stadium match. In front of one Violet who started again not at best, drawing at home against the tail light Brescia: the red zone is six points away but you can not go wrong again after three even in a row and one win in the last 5, in addition without the disqualified Federico Chiesa.STATISTICS AND PREVIOUS – Fiorentina is the team against which Lazio have won the most games (53) and scored the most goals (194) in Serie A – completing 46 purple wins and 42 draws. Fiorentina’s last victory against Lazio in Serie A dates back to May 2017 (3-2 at Franchi): since then three biancocelesti successes and two draws. Lazio have faced Fiorentina 70 times in internal matches in Serie A: for the hosts 34 wins, 22 draws and 14 defeats. Lazio are unbeaten in all the last 15 home games of Serie A (11V, 4N): the last time the Biancocelesti have exceeded this quota was in 2002, when they reached 22. Fiorentina scored eight points in the last five league trips (2V, 2N, 1P), only one less than in the previous 14 (2V, 3N, 9P). Lazio have won all their last four Serie A games played on Saturday, with an overall score of 11-2. Simone Inzaghi and Giuseppe Iachini met three times in Serie A: three successes for the Lazio coach. Luis Alberto has taken part in six of Lazio’s last 11 goals against Fiorentina in Serie A, scoring two goals and providing four assists. Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s first goal in Serie A came just against Fiorentina in January 2016. Erick Pulgar is the player who has created the most set pieces in this league (42) and, like Tonali , also the one that provided the most assists directly from the inactive ball (four).
LAZIO (3-5-2): Strakosha; Patric, Acerbi, Bastos; Lazzari, Milinkovic, Parolo, Luis Alberto, Jony; Caicedo, Property.
FIORENTINA (3-5-2): Dragowski; Milenkovic, Pezzella, Ceccherini; Lirola, Castovilli, Badelj, Ghezzal, Dalbert; Ribery, Cutrone.
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