Lazio faces Sampdoria
Lazio faces Sampdoria in a match from the 34th round of the Italian Serie A. The game is going to be played on Sunday afternoon at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
Lazio continues their fight for a Champions League qualification. Right now the Eagles are 4th in the Serie A standings with 64 points, being on par with the 3rd Roma. Lazio has just one point advantage in front of the 5th Inter, so the fight between these three teams are going to be really intense.
Right now Lazio has a record of 19 wins, 7 draws and 7 losses. In their last five games, they are unbeaten, winning three of their matches and making two draws against Bologna and Roma. In the last round, Lazio enjoyed a thrilling 4-3 win during the visit to Fiorentina in Florence. Simone Inzaghi’s team showed some great character in this match and proved that Lazio really wants to qualify for the Champions League.
Sampdoria, on the other hand, is 8th in the Serie A with 51 points. They are on just three points behind the 6th AC Milan, so their hopes for a European qualification are not over. They still have a chance.
In their last five games, Sampdoria won twice, lost twice and made one draw. In the first part of the season Sampdoria were a little bit better, but after that, they became a little bit shaky. Which made them lose some positions in the standings.
Lazio are favourites against Sampdoria, especially at home. Against Fiorentina, the Eagles showed everyone that they are ready to finish the season in a very strong way. They really want to return to the Champions League, so they are ready on everything to do it. As for Samp, their season is also not over.