The Coppa Italia returns to the fold with another edition of the Derby della Capitale this week as Lazio lock horns with Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma side in a crucial encounter at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday.
Lazio (also known as SS Lazio) and Roma (commonly referred to as AS Roma) meet again 2 months after the Serie A match which ended in a draw 0-0. Lazio are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Udinese, Frosinone and Empoli so they’ll try to extend their winning streak with a victory over Roma.
Roma are going into the fixture after playing a draw against Atalanta last Monday extending their unbeaten streak to 2 matches. They have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive away matches now which puts additional psychological pressure on the team.
Lazio are on a winning streak – they have won Udinese, Frosinone and Empoli in their previous 3 matches while Roma have played a draw with Atalanta in their previous match. Overall, Lazio have won 11 of their last 18 matches, losing 5 and drawing 2, while Roma have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 5.
Lazio have won 3 times (1-2 against Udinese on 7th of January, 3-1 against Frosinone on 30th of December and 0-2 against Empoli on 23rd of December), lost twice (0-2 against Inter Milan on 18th of December and 2-0 against Atletico Madrid on 14th of December) and drew once (1-1 against Verona on 9th of December) in their most recent 6 matches.
Roma have won 3 times (2-1 against Cremonese on 4th of January, 2-0 against Napoli on 24th of December and 3-0 against Sherif on 15th of December), lost twice (1-0 against Juventus on 31st of December and 2-0 against Bologna on 18th of December) and drew once (1-1 against Atalanta on 8th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.
Lazio and Roma have met 6 times since May 2021. Lazio have won 3 times, 1 match ended in a draw while Roma have won twice. The most recent match between them took place on November 13, 2023 at the Serie A of Italy which ended in a draw – 0-0. Lazio have scored 5 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total while Roma have scored 7.