At 33 years old, Lucas Leiva has become an integral part of Simone Inzaghi’s jigsaw at Lazio. The Brazilian who operates as a defensive midfielder still has two years left on his contract with the Biancocelesti, however now could be the time to integrate his replacement into the side. In this article I have used statistical science to analyse players who are currently in Serie A to see if they would be worth investing in to replace the Brazilian.
At 33 years old, Radu has played in 13 Serie A campaigns and is a true veteran, next season is likely to be Stefan’s last for his beloved club as his contract expires in June 2021. In this article I have used statistical science to analyse players who are currently in Serie A to see if they would be worth investing in to replace the Romanian.
The Lazio Captain Senad Lulic is 34 years old, he has served the Biancocelesti for nearly a decade and next season will likely to be he last in Serie A. In this article I have used statistical science to analyse players who are currently in Serie A to see if they would be worth investing in to replace the Bosnian.
One thing which really stood when analysing this data was the position of Lazio, the biancocelesti currently find themselves at the top of Serie A after week 26 yet their positioning on the graph had them plotted in a position of uniqueness.
Lazio hosted Bologna in game week 26 of Serie A, Luis Alberto scored one goal and created another for Joaquin Correa, as the Biancocelesti became league leaders for the first time in the second half of the season in twenty years.
Lazio return the the Stadio Olimpico in game week 26 of Serie A, the Biancocelesti are undefeated at home this season and are looking to extend their undefeated run to 21 games as they host Sinisa Mihajlovic and his Bologna side in the early Saturday kick-off.
Felipe Caicedo will secure his 100th appearance for Lazio if he takes the field this weekend against Bologna.
Genoa and Lazio met in game week 25 of Serie A, the travelling Laziali got to see their side secure a thrilling 3-2 victory at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris, a venue where the Biancocelesti had not left with all three points since 2017.
Simone Inzaghi and Lazio secured another victory as the Biancocelesti ensured they kept the pressure on Juventus at the top of Serie A. The away side were always in charge of the game, however credit to Davide Nicola and his Genoa side for continuing to fight until the final whistle.
Lazio face another challenge this weekend in Serie A in the form of Genoa at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris. The Biancocelesti have not been able to win over the I Rossoblù in three years away from the Rome.