The odd goal decided an even game as Lazio won 3-2 (2-1) at home to Roma in the Serie A on Sunday.
Lazio started the match well and took the lead early when Sergej Milinkovic-Savic found the net after 10 minutes, with an assist by Felipe Anderson, making it 0-1.
The team increased their lead to 2-0, when Pedro scored, with an assist by Ciro Immobile, in the 19th minute.
Roma reduced the score to 2-1 just before the half-time whistle as Roger Ibanez scored, with an assist by Jordan Veretout.
With barely 30 minutes on the clock, Lazio’s Felipe Anderson netted with an assist by Ciro Immobile, and increased the lead.
In the 69th minute, Jordan Veretout scored to reduce the score for Roma. Roma were unable to score any more goals. This brought the final score to 3-2.
Lazio have 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss with a 12–8 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Roma have 3 wins and and 2 losses and a 11–7 goal difference.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 0-2 home win for Roma in May 2021.
Lazio are unbeaten at home, after two games.
Lazio have scored 15 goals. They have scored 11 goals at home. They’ve conceded 9 goals in total.
Roma have scored 14 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 14 goals. They’ve conceded 8 goals in total.
After this game in the Serie A, Lazio will play Bologna (away) on 02 October 2021, Inter (home) on 15 October 2021 and Verona (away) on 23 October 2021. Roma play Empoli (home) on 02 October 2021, Juventus (away) on 16 October 2021 and Napoli (home) on 23 October 2021.