17:55 GMT 14 February 2019
The Lazio vs. Sevilla match will be played on Thursday, February 14, at the Olympic Stadium, Rome. This is the UEFA Europa League first knockout phase first leg between the second-placed team from group H Lazio and the winner of group J, Sevilla. Lazio won nine points in their group and finished behind Eintracht, that won 18 points, and in front of Apollon and Marseille that won seven and one point. Sevilla won 12 points in their group, same as the second-placed Krasnodar, which had a worse goal-difference, while Standard Liege won 10 points and Akhisarspor won only one point.
This will be the first match between these two teams.
Lazio is still fighting for a place in Champions League, so their coach might send some backup players on the pitch against Sevilla, which is the most successful team in this competition, and a favorite against them. Lazio is currently 7th in Serie A, but with only one point less than the fourth-placed Milan and five points less than the third-placed Inter.
Latest matches: Lazio Roma
|07.02.2019||Seri||Lazio Roma||FC Empoli||1:0||W|
|04.02.2019||Seri||Frosinone Calcio||Lazio Roma||0:1||W|
|31.01.2019||Copp||Inter Milan||Lazio Roma||4:5||W|
|27.01.2019||Seri||Lazio Roma||Juventus Turin||1:2||L|
|20.01.2019||Seri||SSC Napoli||Lazio Roma||2:1||L|
Sevilla had a series of bad matches in the last three weeks, but they always perform much better in Europa League. Lazio is a tough opponent for this stage of competition, but Sevilla was always trying to win every away match and we believe they will have the same approach in the upcoming game.
Latest matches: Sevilla FC
|10.02.2019||LaLi||Sevilla FC||SD Eibar||2:2||D|
|02.02.2019||LaLi||Celta de Vigo||Sevilla FC||1:0||L|
|30.01.2019||Copa||FC Barcelona||Sevilla FC||6:1||L|
|26.01.2019||LaLi||Sevilla FC||Levante UD||5:0||W|
|23.01.2019||Copa||Sevilla FC||FC Barcelona||2:0||W|
Sevilla is a slight favorite to win the upcoming game. We should see lots of goals here.
14 February 2019 - 17:55 GMT
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