Lazio had to sweat a little more over reaching the knockout stage than expected before settling on 10 points. Two defeats knocked the wind out of their sails a bit, and they need to show more to survive a tough assignment like Bayern Munich.
Bayern Munich strolled through their group with five wins from their six matches. They quickly took hold of first place, but still managed to stay undefeated for an imperious group phase on their part.
Lazio did well to stave off their followers in their group, holding on to their second place despite a couple of setbacks. Losing twice already will have them warned of how focused to need to be at this stage to spring a surprise against Bayern Munich.
Blazing through their group in style Bayern Munich look well primed here to book their spot in the quarter-final. There is no doubt they enter this stage as favourites after such a successful campaign so far.
Lazio only average a modest 1.2 goals per game from their last ten matches in this tournament, in which they scored 12 goals. They also conceded 16 for an average of 1.6 per game. They kept their opponents from scoring twice.
Ahead of their upcoming Champions League match, Bayern Munich have an ample average of 1.6 goals per game in their last ten matches in this tournament. They scored a tolerable 16 goals, while also conceding ten times. That amounts to an average of one per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring four times.
Lazio vs Bayern Munich Prediction
Their last three matches saw Lazio drawing 0-0 with SSC Napoli, losing 3-1 against Atalanta before beating Cagliari by 1-3. Lazio won half of their previous six matches on home soil in the Champions League, while also drawing two. They suffered one defeats, while they scored ten and conceded eight goals.
Bayern Munich Form
Despite losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last three matches for Bayern Munich. They first took out Augsburg by 2-3 before downing Borussia Moenchengladbach by 3-1. The winning streak came to an end against Bayer Leverkusen, who ran out 3-0 winners. In their last six Champions League away matches, Bayern Munich claimed a full handful of five wins. They've drawn none but in stead lost once, scoring ten whilst conceding five times.
Bayern Munich should be able to strut their stuff against Lazio, but the latter will attempt to keep things tight. They want to avoid getting pummelled in front of their home crowd at Stadio Olimpico, Rome.
Lazio vs Bayern Munich Stats
- Lazio have scored in 27 of the last 29 home matches in the Champions League
- Lazio have not lost 20 of the last 22 home matches
- In 14 of the last 16 Lazio home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 16 of the last 17 Lazio matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Lazio have scored in 22 of the last 24 matches in the Champions League
- Bayern Munich have scored in 43 of the last 45 away matches
- Bayern Munich have not lost 32 of the last 34 away matches in the Champions League
- Bayern Munich have not lost 25 of the last 27 matches in the Champions League
- Bayern Munich have scored in 25 of the last 27 matches
- Bayern Munich have scored in 23 of the last 25 away matches in the Champions League
Lazio vs Bayern Munich Team News
Lazio seem to only have two players missing from the squad ahead of their upcoming assignment on Wednesday. Nicolo Rovella gets a day off from the Lazio squad, as he serves out a suspension.
Lazio won't be able to put Patric in the line-up for the game on Wednesday against Bayern Munich, since an injury incapacitates him.
More than a handful of players could be forced out of the next match for Bayern Munich, who are looking at ten players nursing various problems.
Bayern Munich need to do without Bryan Zaragoza, Alphonso Davies, Kingsley Coman, Noel Aseko-Nkili, Konrad Laimer, Daniel Peretz, Serge Gnabry, Bouna Sarr, Tarek Buchmann and Raphael Guerreiro, who are not fit enough to travel to Stadio Olimpico, Rome.
Lazio vs Bayern Munich H2H
In the most recent meeting between these two sides, Bayern Munich were triumphant with a 2-1 win, a result they'll be looking to repeat when they face off this coming Wednesday. Lazio failed to beat Bayern Munich even once in their two most recent meetings. In contrast, Bayern Munich came out on top two times, giving them a 2-0-0 record.
Both teams found the back of the net in two of the last two matches between Lazio and Bayern Munich.
Lazio vs Bayern Munich Results
Lazio vs Bayern Munich Betting Tips
There are a few players in each team who currently draws attention to their name in the goal-scoring department. For the visitors, Harry Kane has been hitting the net regularly and now has four goals in his last six games. Should he find himself in the starting line-up on Wednesday, it is because Bayern Munich bank on him to build on these numbers against Lazio. The latter relies on Ciro Immobile, who found the target three times in six games.
Lazio were able to win seven of their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing two of the games. They suffered defeat in one of these outings. Bayern Munich won six of their last 10 games away, drew one and suffered defeat in three of them. Bayern Munich managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches away from home.
In the last two encounters between Lazio and Bayern Munich over 2.5 goals came out two times, as Lazio averaged one goal a game. Bayern Munich scored an average of three goals in these, while both teams scored two times. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of Lazio’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.3 goals during this run. Of the last ten games for Bayern Munich, six had more than 2.5 goals, while they managed to score an average of 1.7 times goals per game.