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.
Lazio go into Sunday’s fixture against Inter at the Stadio Olimpico locked in a three-horse race for the Scudetto. Inter won 1-0 when the sides last met at the San Siro back in September, the last game which the Biancocelesti lost.
Lazio go into Sunday’s fixture at the Stadio Ennio Tardini knowing if they avoid defeat they will re-write the clubs history by becoming the only side to achieve 18 games in Serie A without defeat.
Lazio go into the mid-week fixture against Verona having not lost any of their last 16 games in Serie A (13W, 3D). If the biancocelesti can avoid defeat they will equal a club record set by Sven-Göran Eriksson’s side (17) back in April 1999.
Lazio take on SPAL at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday, the biancocelesti will be looking to make amends for their surprise 2-1 defeat at Paolo Mazza in the first leg of this fixture back in September. SPAL have proven to be a bogey team for Lazio recently with the home side only having won just two of the five Serie A matches played against SPAL in the 2000s (1D, 2L).
Lazio take on Roma at the Stadio Olimpico in the Derby della Capitale, Lazio and Rome drew 1-1 in the reverse fixture earlier in the season: the last time the biancocelesti were undefeated in both Serie A Derby games dates back to the 2012/13 tournament, under the guidance of Vladimir Petkovic.
Lazio could become the fifth team in the history of Serie A to record a streak of more than 10 consecutive successes after Inter, Juventus (four times), Naples and Rome (twice).
Lazio have won nine straight games in the league for the second time in their history: the first was in 1999, a victory against Napoli will see the side break the club record.
Brescia (18th) host Lazio (3rd) at the Mario Rigamonti in Serie A’s first fixture of the new decade, Lazio have won four of their last eight Serie A away matches against Brescia (3W, 1D) after not finding success in any of the previous 11 (2D, 9L).
Monday nights fixture at the Sardegna Arena could be labelled as the clash of the titans, both teams Cagliari (4th) and Lazio (3rd) have made their best starts to a Serie A campaign since the era of three points for a win.