Milan is on top of the standings in the Italian Serie A with 5 rounds to go. They have two-point advantage over city rival Inter but have played one game more meaning that a win against Lazio is a must. But that is much easier to be said than done, as Lazio has their own ambitions and that is to reach a place that will take them to international competition next season.
Lazio is having a quite good season as they sit in sixth place in the Serie A. They have 56 points and are 7 points behind Juventus who sit in the last place that leads to the UEFA Champions League next season.
Lazio has 16 wins in 33 games with 9 losses and 8 draws. They have a +18 goal differential and have scored 56 goals, the second-most in the league after inter who has 68.
The Eagles have won three of the last five games in Serie A with one draw and a loss against the city rival AC Roma. Lazio is coming off a 1-1 draw against Torino at home which decreased their chances of booking a place for the Champions League.
Lazio is the fifth-best team when it comes to home games as they have won 9 of 16 with 5 draws and only 2 losses. Lazio has scored 36 goals and conceded 20 at home.
It is hard to believe that they can make up 7 points and reach Juventus but Lazio is a good enough team to stay close and finish in a spot that will send them to the Europa League.
AC Milan has a rare opportunity to win the Serie A title and they have the destiny in their own hands. Milan has won third most titles in Serie A behind Juventus and Inter and the last time they did that was back in 2011.
Milan is currently on top of the standings with a two-point advantage over Inter but has played one more game than the city rival.
Milan is coming off a 3-0 loss to Inter in the Coppa Italia Semifinals which may shake their confidence ahead of the visit to the nation’s capital.
In Serie A, Milan has won 3 of the last 5 games with 2 draws. They defeated Genoa 2-0 in the last game with the goals scored by Rafel Leao and Junior Messias.
The last time Milan lost in the domestic league was in the middle of January when they were stunned by Spezia at home losing by 2-1.
Milan has 11 wins in 16 games on the road this season with 4 draws and only 1 loss.
Our tip for the Lazio vs. Milan game
Both teams had many ups and downs during the season and this game will make many things much clearer. Milan has a chance to stay on top of the league with a win and they have every reason to believe in that scenario.
The last game between these two teams took place in February this year in the quarterfinals of Coppa Italia. Milan dominated that game winning by 4-0.
In the last 5 Serie A games, Milan has 3 wins and Lazio has won the other two games. Milan won the first game this season by 2-0 with the goals by Rafael Leao and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
In the last 5 Serie A games between these two teams played on Olimpico, Lazio has won twice with two draws and one Milan win.
These two teams play very efficiently this season and this game may see more than 2.5 goals but what makes the difference is who is going to win.
Milan is on top of the league for a reason and they are a much better team than Lazio. The Rossoneri will not miss this opportunity to stay ahead in the title race. Lazio is a tough opponent, especially at home but they are a team that does not play well against the best teams in the league.