If he had not stumbled with a draw against the great Verona of Juric in the recovery played last week, the Lazio is currently in first place in the league after 23 days of the championship. And there would be little to object to, because the home side are top of the standings – a point behind Inter and Juventus – with full merit. What, until a few weeks ago it could seem like an exploit year, is taking on the contours, and more and more defined as a true assault to the power. Lazio is in full race Championship and wants to stay there until the end.
The team of Simone Inzaghi has already proven to have the cards in rule to be able to stay in the race for the title with Inter and Juventus. It is solid, organized and continuous. He has lost just two games in 23 days run so far (less even Juventus). In the last few weeks has also found offensive solutions alternatives to real Estate and other still has at its disposal: now is the time to Caicedo, maybe will arrive the ones of Correa, and Milinkovic-Savic. In short, the Lazio and should not be considered a step behind Inter and Juventus, even in the face of minimum disadvantage in the standings.
The calendar in favour of the Lazio
Lazio can boast even a condition most favorable compared to Inter and Juventus in relation to the calendar. The referee, in spite of themselves, they were eliminated in the group stage of the Europa League and are exited from the Coppa Italia in the quarter-final against Napoli. The other side of the coin, management revised the commitments of the cup is a calendar much more draining compared to that of direct rivals in the race for the Scudetto. In only next month – without considering the possible additional commitments in Europe – Inter, and Juve will play four matches more than the weekend. The Lazio, from here to the end of the season, he will have to play ‘only’ the 15 league games, aiming to win them all. As if they were final. Starting from the direct clash with Inter on Sunday evening at the Olympic stadium.