Celtic and Lazio play at Celtic Park, in a Europa League match (Group Stage). These two teams have never met before, so this will be their first direct confrontation.
After 1 win and 1 draw, the home team comes to this 3 nd round in the 1st position of Group E, with 4 points won. In the previous round, they have won a home match against Cluj by (2‑0), after in the first round they have tied (1‑1) an away match against Rennes. In their last match, for the Premier League, they got a home win against Ross County by (6‑0). In the last 10 home matches Celtic has a record of 9 wins and 1 loss.
In this competition, they haven't lost any of the last 4 games they have played. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 4 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, as 21 of 32 ended with Over 2.5 goals on goal. In 15 matches, they have managed to turn the score around in 2 of the 6 matches in which they have conceded the first goal.
Celtic comes into this round with a 6-0 win at home to Ross County, returning to triumphs after their defeat against Livingston. It is noteworthy that the Scots beat Cluj in the last round of the group stage of the Europa League. Now in this match, coach Neil Lennon should maintain his usual strategy of benefiting from possession and successive organized attacks: James Forrest is largely responsible for leading the ball into the offense. On the other hand, Scottish Ryan Christie is Celtic's best finisher with 11 goals scored. Injury absences: Scott Bain, Simunovic, Michael Johnston and Hendry.
The away team comes to this 3 nd round of Group E in 3rd place, with 3 points won, after 1 win and 1 loss. In their debut they lost in an away match against Cluj, by (2‑1). In the 2nd round, they got a home win against Rennes by (2‑1). They come to this match after a home draw against Atalanta by (3‑3). In the last 10 away matches Lazio have won 5, tied 1 and lost 4. The team have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, but their offense has scored consistently. , as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In 10 matches, they have only turned the score around in 1 in the 5 matches for which they have conceded the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 6 away matches for all competitions: they have scored 3 of their 7 goals between minutes (16' ‑ 30 ').
Lazio heads into this round with a 3-3 draw at home to Atalanta, thus adding the four consecutive official game without tasting defeat. In the last match for the Europa League, the Italians beat Rennes 2-1. Coach Simone Inzaghi should keep the 3-5-2, favoring the defensive organization and counterattacks on the sides. The Italian Ciro Immobile is the best scorer of this team with 11 goals. It is noteworthy that the visiting club exhibits competence in maintaining possession of the ball and finishing. For this match the coach will be without Adam Marusic, suspended, as well as Proto and Kishna, who are injured.
Odsonne Edouard has more yellow cards (2) than any other player at Celtic FC. Danilo Cataldi has collected 2 for SS Lazio Roma.
SS Lazio Roma haven't lost in their last 4 games.
Celtic FC have won 7 home matches in a row.
Celtic FC wins 1st half in 50% of their matches, SS Lazio Roma in 45% of their matches.
Celtic FC wins 50% of halftimes, SS Lazio Roma wins 45%.
Celtic FC's performance of the last 5 matches is better than SS Lazio Roma's.
In UEFA Europa League, Celtic FC has better performance than SS Lazio Roma.
Celtic FC scores 2.75 goals when playing at home and SS Lazio Roma scores 1.46 goals when playing away (on average).
When Celtic FC leads 1-0 at home, they win in 100% of their matches.
When SS Lazio Roma leads 0-1 away, they win in 72% of their matches.
When Celtic FC is down 0-1 home, they win 25% of their matches.
When SS Lazio Roma is down 1-0 away, they win 0% of their matches.