Lazio vs Empoli. Will the Romans break the streak without a win?

On January 8, in the match of the 17th round of the Italian Serie A, the teams of Lazio and Empoli will meet. The match will take place at the Olimpico Arena (Rome).

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Lazio vs Empoli


Lazio stumbles in the second match in a row in the championship, this time the team was defeated by Lecce 1:2 on the road. Maurizio Sarri's wards started the meeting just fine, already in the 14th minute Immobile put them ahead. In the future, the “eagles” continued to keep the situation under their control. After the break, the Romans allowed themselves to relax, the team was no longer so zealously running into the attack. Actually, the hosts punished them for this, scoring two goals in less than 15 minutes, to which the guests no longer had an adequate response.

Lazio is in 5th place in the standings with 30 points, with a goal difference of 27:13.


Empoli, after a pause, failed to achieve victory, the team on the road lost a draw with Udinese 1:1. Wards Paolo Zanetti entered the meeting just fine, already in the 3rd minute Baldanzi brought them forward. In the future, the "blue" wanted to get off with little blood, switching to the game from defense. The tactics of the guests did not work, in the second half the Udinians bounced back. In the end, the Blues wanted to seize the initiative, but after Akpa-Akpro was sent off the field, the chances of winning quickly evaporated.

Empoli is 13th in the standings with 18 points, with a goal difference of 13:20.

Lazio vs Empoli

Lazio vs Empoli facts

  • Under 2.5 goals played in Empoli's last 5 matches in Serie A;
  • Lazio have scored at least 2 goals in 9 of their last 11 home matches against Empoli in all competitions;
  • Lazio are undefeated in their last 11 home matches against Empoli in all competitions.

Odds from download 1xbet

The bookmakers see the Eagles as the favorites of the home game. For Victoria Lazio, the quotes were 1.58. You can bet on a draw with a coefficient of 4.30. We stopped for success with Empoliquotes, at the level of 5.80. Bookmakers are waiting for productive football from Italian clubs. The betting company 1xbet offers to bet on "Total less than 2.5" the coefficient is - 2.08, "Total more than 2.5" with quotes - 1.73. Download 1xbet to your phone and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Lazio slowed down in the last rounds, allowing competitors to go into the lead. Empoli performs weakly, without knowing victories for a long period. Sarri's guys will win the Roman match, the Eaglets will pull themselves together, with the support of the stands, beating the modest Blues, who are now far from their optimal shape: Lazio's victory - 1.58.

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