Lazio and Empoli play at the Stadio Olimpico in a match of the 23rd round of Serie A TIM. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 16-09-2018, Lazio won away by (0-1). The history of direct matches played at this stage favors the home team, who in the last 3 matches won 3. Indeed, in the last match at this stage, for Serie A TIM on 25-09-2016, Lazio won by (2- 0). Lazio goals were scored by B. Keita (29 ') and S. Lulić (90'). In this match the house factor can play a decisive role, because Empoli has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor. After 10 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in 7th place, having won 35 points. In the last match, he beat Frosinone by (0-1), after having lost at home in a match against Juventus (1-2). This is a little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and abroad, since in the last 30 matches has 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 defeats as a visitor, with 16 goals scored and 18 goals against 8 wins , 3 draws and 4 defeats at home, with 28 goals scored and 19 conceded. For the championship, Lazio had 18 points out of 30, after 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in their last 10 games at their stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 22 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times and never managed to turn the score. Lazio arrive for this match with a 0-1 victory in their visit to Frosinone. Highlight for Caicedo who scored the only goal of the team. Despite the victory, we note that the client does not cross for a good moment, especially at home, since they have won only 1 of the last 5 games. In this match against Empoli, coach Simone Inzaghi is expected to maintain the 3-5-2, with Immobile and Caicedo being the most offensive team references. The first player is the great highlight of the team with 11 goals and 2 assists. It is important to emphasize that the client presents great quality in the offensive stops, finalization and aerial game. Lukaku and Luiz Felipe will be absent in this match due to injury.
The visiting team is currently in 17th place with 18 points, after 4 wins, 6 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Genoa by (1-3). In the last match, they drew at home to Chievo by (2-2). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 2 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses in his stadium. His last away game for this competition ended with a 2-2 draw against Cagliari. In the last 10 games away from the championship, Empoli have won 4 draws and 6 defeats, having won 4 points out of 30. For this competition, you do not win as a visitor for 10 games. The team has not been very strong defensively, since they have always conceded goals in the last 10 games, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency to have goals, since 8 of his last 10 games in the competition ended with more than 2.5 goals. In 22 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. Empoli arrive for this match with a 2-2 draw at Chievo's reception, thus registering their seventh straight game without winning the Italian championship. Highlight for the two goals of the team that were marked by Caputo. It is worth noting that visitors have the worst performance outside the home, having scored 4 points out of 30. Usually coach Giuseppe Iachini has three plays in defense, five in the midfield and two in the attack, Caputo being the team's most fixed reference. Recalling that this player is the best finisher of Empoli with 11 goals scored For this game the visiting coach will not be able to count on Polvani and La Gumina, both injured.