Empoli vs Lazio prediction: Empoli has returned to Serie A after a successful season in Serie B. Their goal in the new season is nothing but a successful relegation. However, right in the first round, Gli Azzurri had to face Lazio. A big challenge for Empoli.
- Match date: 06:45 pm on 2021/08/21
- Event: Serie A
- Stage: Matchday 1st
- Location: Carlo Castellani
EMPOLI VS LAZIO PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Empoli holds the advantage of playing at home to Carlo Castellani. However, the new Lazio team is the ones that are much more appreciated.
Empoli’s form in the last 5 matches: L W W W L
Empoli had a stable and effective season in Serie B. After 38 rounds, the number of defeats that Empoli had to receive was only 3 meager matches. However, they could have won the championship sooner if they did not drop many points. Empoli won 19 matches and drew 16 times. Holding 73 points, Gli Azzurri created a 4-point gap with the chasing group. Becoming the defending champion of the tournament, Empoli won promotion to play in Serie A.
To prepare for the new season, Empoli played a total of 3 friendlies. In which, teachers and coaches Aurelio Andreazzoli won for themselves 2 victories and lost 1 time. However, it should be noted that the two victories that Empoli has come from confrontations with weaker opponents are Pontedera and Valdinievole Montecatini. In contrast, in the latest match, they lost to Udinese 0-1.
Lazio’s form in the last 5 matches: W W D W D
Lazio had a failed season in Serie A 2020/21. It is undisputed when Lazio can only finish in 6th place with a ticket to attend the Europa League. Over 38 matches, Lazio earned 21 victories. However, there were 12 matches the Eagles had to lose. With 5 draws remaining, Lazio got 68 points. Poor from the top 4 to 10 points, Lazio cannot have a ticket to kick C1.
Therefore, Lazio is very keen to improve the situation in the new season. Looking at the last 5 friendlies played, coach Maurizio Sarri’s students have had good results. They are still undefeated when they have not lost a single match. Instead, Lazio got themselves 3 wins and 2 draws. Recently when playing with Sassuolo, Lazio drew 1-1.
Select: Lazio FT.
Over the past 24 years, these two teams have only had 22 direct matches against each other. Lazio is having 13 wins in it. In contrast, Empoli has only 4 wins against this opponent. In addition, they have 5 more matches on par with Lazio.
The statistics of the last 5 confrontations are a series of forgettable results for Empoli. Specifically, in all these 5 matches they lost at the feet of Lazio. The last time they played, Empoli lost 0-1 away.
Select: Lazio FT.
In the last 5 matches, Empoli has had an impressive attack. The total number of times they opened fire was up to 14. According to this result, they got the corresponding scoring performance of 2.8 goals/match. Besides, the defense also showed a solid playing face. What they conceded was 4 goals, equivalent to conceding 0.8 times in each game.
Lazio’s attack also has more impressive results than Empoli in the last 5 appearances. Specifically, they have won up to 19 goals, equivalent to 3.8 goals/match. In contrast, the defense played quite firmly with 4 goals conceded.
With Over/Under 2.75, Empoli’s last 5 matches have won 3 Over times, corresponding to a rate of 60%. On the side of Lazio, Over won twice in the last 5 matches they attended.
Select: Under 2.75 FT.
Empoli vs Lazio Prediction: Empoli 0-2 Lazio FT (0-1 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 1st match of Serie A between Empoli vs Lazio on 2021/08/21 of the CMD368 bookie.