Our prediction for this Serie A match:
Sassuolo can be considered as one of the surprises in the first games of the Serie A. The club from Sassuolo managed to win 3 games, tie 3 games and lose only 1 game. The proud promovendi is currently placed 8th which is close to a ticket in the Europa League. Lazio Roma on the other hand is currently the number 3 in the table. The club from Roma is still keeping it's title ambitions. For Sassuolo there won't be any pressure on the game with Lazio Roma which gives them the opportunity to play freely. In order for Lazio Roma to stay in the race a victory against Sassuolo is a must.
Highlighted Team (Lazio Roma):
Lazio Roma are an Italian football club based in Rome. Lazio were founded in 1900 and they compete in the Serie A. The Biancocelesti (The White and Sky Blues) have won two Serie A trophies (1973/1974, 1999/2000), while lifting six Coppa Italia titles.
The capital club play their home games at Stadio Olimpico and Roma are regarded as Lazio’s main rivals.
The two teams face each other in the Derby della Capitale and it is considered the fiercest inter-city derby in Italy. Lazio won UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in 1999, with the team beating Mallorca in the title game. The same year they managed to clinch the UEFA Super Cup trophy as they outplayed English giants Manchester United at Stade Louis II, Monaco.
The likes of Pavel Nedved, Giuseppe Favalli, Juan Sebastian Veron, Sinisa Mihajlovic, Roberto Mancini, Giuseppe Signori, Miroslav Klose and Simone Inzaghi are notable footballers who played for Lazio in the past.