Italian giants Roma and Lazio clash in matchday 7 of the Italian Serie A in a showdown that will take place at the Stadio Olimpico is a heavily anticipated clash in a match that could go either way.
Roma will be keen to get the job done in the big clash in front of their ever vibrant Rome faithful to pip the inform Lazio side.
Roma head into the match in high spirits after demolishing Frosinone 4-0 at their backyard in their last Italian topflight outing to end their mediocre run of form.
The hosts have been less convincing off late save for their latest blitz against Frosinone heading into the big clash in the Italian capital.
Lazio heads into the clash against Roma hoping to stage an upset and bag the maximum points from the capital in what will prove to be an evenly balanced clash.
Lazio heads into the match in high spirits after beating Udinese 2-1 on road and they will be hoping for more of the same against Giallorossi.
Lazio is currently in red-hot form heading into clash have won all their last five matches in a row and they will be facing a sixth win on the bounce against their hosts.
The visitors currently lie 4th in the Italian topflight standings with twelve points from 6 matches only 3 points shy of defending Champions and League leaders Juventus who sit on top of the Italian top division.
Roma will be relying on their lethal striking duo comprising of Italian target man Stephane El Sharaawy and Bosnian hitman Eden Dzeko to find the goals upfront and sink the visitors to end their win running.
Lazio will be counting on be counting on reliable Italian goal poacher Ciro Immobile to torment the hosts’ defense.
HEAD TO HEAD
Roma has won three, Lazio won one and drawn one of their last five matches.