The prediction of Lazio and Porto comes before the match of the first knockout round of the Europa League. This game will be played on February 24th, at Stadio Olimpico, Italy. In this match overview, we bring you betting tips and accurate predictions of results based on the analysis of these two sides.
Lazio vs Porto Match Preview and Team News
Lazio is trailing 2-1 in their Europa League knockout round playoff clash against FC Porto and playing at home on Thursday, hoping to overturn the first-leg defeat. The Italians scored first in the game in Portugal but could not hold on, suffering a second loss in five matches. They drew 1:1 against Udinese before facing Porto, and they will be looking to be in the best shape to advance from this tie. Their matches have been high-scoring; only one of their last five has produced under 2.5 goals. Meanwhile, Lazio has failed to score in two of the five games – the 0-0 draw with Atalanta and a 4-0 loss to AC Milan in the Coppa Italia. Sergej Milinković-Savić plays perfectly without a mistake, he is strong, and it is not easy for this guy to take the ball away, and many clubs are interested in his arrival. Ciro Immobile is playing great this season, he is the best scorer of Serie A, and he has put his name on the scorers’ list 19 times.
Toni Martinez’s brace gave Porto the first-leg lead in this tie, an extension of the good season Porto is having, and they will be looking to hold out here. They booked a narrow 1:0 win away to Moreirense before taking to this game, and the momentum is surely there. Porto has scored two or more goals in each of their last five matches, four of which they’ve won, but they’ve managed just one clean sheet in that run. Four of their last five games have produced over 2.5 goals, and on one occasion, they scored twice. Porto has also done well away from home, winning each of the last five away matches and scoring at least two goals in each of the games. Mateus Uribe is an experienced player who means a lot to the team, he moves well, and he can play in several positions. Mehdi Taremi is a great player, he creates a lot of problems for his opponents, and the greatest virtue of this guy is speed.
Lazio vs Porto Predicted Lineups
Lazio: Strakosha, Hysaj, Patric, Felipe, Marusic, Milinkovic-Savic, Cataldi, Basic, Pedro, Anderson, Zaccagni.
Porto: Kewin, Rosic, Santos, Jorge; Mota, Camara, Mirallas, Amador, Santos, Luis, Martins.
Lazio vs Porto Betting Tips and Predictions
It is going to be an exciting clash, as Porto is not without a chance of remaining undefeated. However, we believe Lazio should meet the expectations and deliver a win.
The prediction for this match is over 2.5 goals. We hope that football fans will enjoy this match.
Lazio to win @ 2.35
Over 2.5 FT @ 1.95
Correct score 2:1 @ 8.00