Lazio vs. Sassuolo: Even though the title chase is over for Lazio after losing to Inter Milan in Serie A, they are looking forward to quickly securing a Champions League spot when they face Sassuolo on May 3, 2023, at Stadio Olimpico.
11th-placed Sassuolo may end up shocking Lazio with his strength and agility.
Lazio vs. Sassuolo Preview
Inter Milan came from behind to defeat Lazio in Serie A.
Felipe Anderson put Lazio in front in the first half and was clinical enough to punish the Inter Milan defense. The Brazilian put the ball beyond Andre Onana.
Danilo D’Ambrosio was given a yellow card in the 35th minute of the match. Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku came forward and also equalized for his club.
Before the end of the first half, Lazio went close to extending their lead, but it was saved by Onana.
However, Inter Milan came back into the game in the 77th minute through Lautaro Martinez, who slipped in with the ball over Lazio goalkeeper Provedel.
Robin Gosens got injured in the process of scoring for Inter Milan in the 83rd minute of the match.
Gosens was assisted by Lukaku. Inter Milan were not done yet, as they kept pushing forward for the third goal.
World Cup winner Martinez made it 3-1 in the 90th minute. It was a remarkable turnaround by Inter Milan, who won two matches in a row for the first time since February.
Even with a red card, Sassuolo defeated Empoli. Nicolo Cambiaghi scored for Empoli in the 11th minute.
Domenico Berardi gave the Sassuolo fans an element of hope after scoring in the 82nd minute to bring the game back to level.
Berardi made it 2-1 with a 97th-minute penalty to end the game. The Italian was the first player this season to score seven goals in the last six Serie A games.
Both Lazio and Sassuolo had met 20 times, with Lazio coming away with 11 wins and 4 draws and Sassuolo winning the remaining five matches.
Lazio vs. Sassuolo Team News
Lazio Danilo Cataldi suffered a calf injury and will miss the match against Sassuolo in the Serie A encounter.
Alessio Romagnoli is also expected to miss the match due to a yellow card suspension.
Sassuolo right back Mert Muldur will not be called upon by the Sassuolo manager because he is having difficulty getting fit for matches.
Andrea Pinamonti will miss the match against Lazio after receiving a straight red card against Empoli.
Apart from Muldur, Sassuolo does not have any injury worries and may use the same team that defeated Empoli for Lazio.
Lazio vs Sassuolo Probable Line Up
Lazio’s probable lineup:
Provedel; Hysaj, Casale, Romagnoli, Marusic; Milinkovic-Savic, Cataldi, Alberto; Anderson, Immobile, Zaccagni
Sassuolo’s probable line-up
Consigli; Toljan, Erlic, Tressoldi, Marchizza; Frattesi, Lopez, Harroui; Berardi, Defrel, Lauriente
Lazio vs Sassuolo Prediction
Lazio had won six out of 10 matches played at home this season, and they are likely to come out on top on May 3, 2023. However, an upset cannot be ruled out, but the visitors haven’t been consistent in recent matches.
Prediction: Lazio 2:1 Sassuolo