Lazio vs Hellas Verona Preview and Prediction – April 27, 2024

As the Serie A season progresses, Lazio and Hellas Verona brace for a crucial encounter at the Stadio Olimpico.

With both teams hitting form in recent fixtures, anticipation is high for an intriguing battle on April 27, 2024.

Match Preview

Lazio, under coach Igor Tudor, are in good form, winning their last two games. They face Hellas Verona at the Stadio Olimpico in round No. 34.

Hellas Verona has also found form, securing four points from their last two matches. These points have lifted them to 15th place, three points ahead of 18th-place Frosinone.

After spending much of the season near the bottom, Hellas’ recent form will be welcomed by supporters. However, with five matches and 15 points remaining, there is still work to be done.

Lazio currently sits seventh in the standings, six points behind fifth-place Roma.

Serie A could potentially have five Champions League qualification places for the next season. Therefore, the last five matches are crucial for Lazio in the race for the top five.

The last two Serie A meetings between Lazio and Hellas Verona ended in draws, both finishing 1-1, which might suggest another draw between the clubs.

In the reverse fixture, Lazio took an early lead through Mattia Zaccagni after 23 minutes. However, Hellas’ Thomas Henry equalized in the 70th minute, resulting in a 1-1 draw.

Hellas Verona midfielder Ondrej Duda was sent off in the 77th minute.

Lazio has earned 27 of their 52 points at the Stadio Olimpico this season. However, their home goal-scoring has been limited, with just 19 goals scored and 13 conceded.

Lazio has won their last two home games, defeating Juventus 1-0 and Salernitana 4-1.

Hellas Verona has earned 11 of their 31 points on the road, scoring 13 goals and conceding 23. Despite their poor goal record, they are unbeaten in their last three away matches, winning one and drawing two.

Ciro Immobile leads Lazio in goals with six this season, while Cyril Ngonge leads Hellas with the same number of goals. Hellas Verona is the third-lowest scoring team in Serie A, with just 31 goals.

Prediction & Analysis:

In their previous encounters, Lazio and Hellas Verona battled to stalemates, with both matches ending in 1-1 draws.

However, with Lazio displaying improved home form and Hellas Verona’s resilience on the road, a closely contested affair is expected.

Our score prediction leans towards a narrow 3-2 victory for Lazio, providing them with a vital boost in their quest for a top-five finish.

  • Lazio 3-2 Hellas Verona
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