Italian Serie A match preview 26 July 2020 Hellas Verona vs Lazio. Lazio have secured a top four finish, but want to aim even higher.
Lazio have secured a top four finish, but want to aim even higher after rediscovering winning ways, in a tricky trip to Hellas Verona.
Simone Inzaghi’s men fought back to beat Cagliari 2-1 on Thursday evening and celebrate what ought to be a Champions League place, assuming the improbable doesn’t happen of Napoli winning the Champions League and Roma the Europa League too.
Italian Serie A match preview Hellas Verona vs Lazio
It’s very tight at the top and the Biancocelesti can still go for higher than fourth, having finally got some players back from the injury crisis, although Manuel Lazzari is suspended.
Verona celebrated too this week, as coach Ivan Juric rejected other offers and signed a contract extension at the Stadio Bentegodi. They are without a win in six and hope to end their Lazio taboo.
Stat fact: Lazio are unbeaten against Verona in Serie A since December 2013, managing five wins and three draws.
Form Guide: Verona (D D L D D) Lazio (W L D L L)
Verona (3-4-2-1): Silvestri; Rrahmani, Gunter, Empereur; Faraoni, Amrabat, Veloso, Lazovic; Pessina, Borini; Salcedo
Injured: Dawidowicz, Adjapong, Pazzini, Kumbulla
On a yellow card: Rrahmani, Lazovic, Verre
Lazio (3-5-2): Strakosha; Patric, Luiz Felipe, Acerbi; Marusic, Parolo, Luis Alberto, Milinkovic-Savic, Jony; Immobile, Caicedo
Injured: Lulic, Leiva, Radu
On a yellow card: Acerbi, Bastos, Cataldi, Leiva
Credit: Football Italia