Lazio will host Atletico Madrid at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday in the Champions League after falling to Juventus 3-1.
- The previous two games between Atletico Madrid and Lazio were victories for Atletico
- The average number of goals scored in previous games between Lazio and Atletico Madrid has been 2.5, and BTTS has occurred 50% of the time
- Both teams lost their most recent game
When playing at home, Lazio presently performs around averagely, with their outcomes showing some consistency but perhaps not quite reaching the levels of outstanding dominance. Atletico Madrid has also performed similarly in away games, showing that while they are competitive, they have not consistently developed an imposing presence that identifies them.
Lazio's recent performance decreased as they lost 3-1 to Juventus in Serie A, signaling a difficult time for the squad.
The Eagles team recent results were inconsistent; they included victories against Latina 0-9 and Napoli 1-2, but also defeats by Lecce, Genoa, and Juventus. They managed only one clean sheet in these games while scoring 13 goals but giving up seven, demonstrating the need to strengthen their defensive consistency.
Atletico Madrid Form
In a shocking turn of events, Atletico Madrid's run of four games without a loss was snapped in a LaLiga match at the Estadio de Mestalla. Valencia emerged victorious, defeating Atletico Madrid by an unexpected score of 3-0.
Atletico Madrid has been performing well recently, winning three of its last five games while drawing one. Their balanced approach was demonstrated by the fact that they scored 12 goals overall while only giving up 4, maintaining three clean sheets in the course of these games.
The head-to-head record between Lazio and Atletico Madrid indicates that in their two encounters, Atletico Madrid has triumphed twice while Lazio has won zero times. Lazio and Atletico Madrid have never met in a game that was tied.
Almost everyone is available for selection, with Lazio boss Maurizio Sarri just having to worry about one player's fitness out of an almost entirely healthy bunch. An unknown injury has eliminated Cristiano Lombardi from consideration.
Atletico Madrid's head coach, Diego Simeone, has a number of injury worries with his team. Vitolo and Jose Maria Gimenez both have knee injuries. Koke is also recovering from a muscle injury.
This season, injuries have not been kind to Atletico Madrid. The past few weeks have seen a number of first-team players have various problems, and this trend persisted during Saturday's devastating 3-0 loss to Valencia at the Mestalla.
Thomas Lemar needed to be stretchered off the field after collapsing toward the conclusion of the first half with an injury. The Frenchman, who was clutching his ankle, seemed really uncomfortable.
Later, Atletico said that they believe Lemar has a significant Achilles injury. “Thomas Lemar was taken off on a stretcher after falling at a bad angle during the game (vs. Valencia), and the medical services, in a first examination, fear a serious injury to the Achilles tendon. Pending tests to confirm a definitive diagnosis.”
With players like Luis Alberto, Ciro Immobile, and Daichi Kamada on its roster, Lazio has a quality group that has the ability to perform well in their next games.
The performance of Atletico Madrid is greatly influenced by their roster of prominent players. Players like Antoine Griezmann, Marcos Llorente, and Alvaro Morata have a significant impact on the team's success.
Lazio and Atletico Madrid's forthcoming matchup appears to have an element of surprise. Even though Atletico Madrid has triumphed against Lazio in prior meetings, the visitors play may occasionally be erratic. This inconsistency has occasionally resulted in unexpected losses. As a result, there may be hidden surprises in this match, and the conclusion might not be as clear-cut as earlier results indicate.