Lazio Rome vs Borussia Dortmund Soccer Betting Prediction

Lazio Rome vs Borussia Dortmund Soccer Betting Prediction

Tuesday, October 20, Lazio Rome host Borussia Dortmund on Matchday 1 of the Champions League group stage. Both teams will want to start in this group F.

Lazio Rome vs Borussia Dortmund Soccer Betting Prediction

Very good surprise from the last season on the other side of the Alps, Lazio Rome occupied a place on the podium for a long time before experiencing slightly more serious difficulties after the post-containment recovery. However, the Romans have managed to preserve the essential, that is to say, a place in the top 4, which allows them to find this Champions League, 13 years after their last participation. On the other hand, it is a little more difficult since the resumption for the men of Simone Inzaghi who have won only one of their 3 matches. Winners of Cagliari (0-2) on the first day of Serie A, they took to the water against Atalanta (1-4) before holding Inter in check before the truce (1-1). Before this meeting, players from the Eternal City will travel to Genoa to face Sampdoria.

For its part, Borussia Dortmund, as usual, finished on the Bundesliga podium last year. Long in the race to try to finally bring down Bayern, Lucien Favre’s men could not do anything after the resumption of the championship to prevent the Bavarians from winning a new German league title and they had to settle for 2nd place. On the European scene, the BVB was eliminated in the Round of 16 of the Champions League by PSG after having nevertheless won the first leg (2-1) but it was unable to preserve its short lead at the Parc des Princes on the way back (2-0). Since the resumption, Borussia has alternated the good and the less good. Very strong at home by curling Mönchengladbach (3-0) and Freiburg (4-0) before the break, he was however surprised on the side of Augsburg (2-0) during the second day. Before moving to Rome, Marco Reus’s partners will have to negotiate a perilous trip to Hoffenheim.

This has not been a good start to the season for the Lazio team, who have not won for three consecutive games. Last Saturday, Simone Inzaghi’s team was beaten 3-0 by Sampdoria, adding just four points in four Serie A games. Borussia Dortmund returned to the Bundesliga with a 1-0 win against Hoffenheim’s land. That was, in fact, the second triumph followed by Lucien Favre’s team, after the 4-0 applied at home to Freiburg, even before the break for the national team games.

The compositions for Lazio Rome vs Borussia Dortmund

The probable composition of Lazio:
Strakosha – Patric, Acerbi, Radu – Lazzari, Milinkovic-Savic, Lucas Leiva, Luis Alberto, Marusic – Correa, Immobile.
Absent: To come.
Uncertain: To come.

The planned tactical disposition (3-5-2):
Patric – Acerbi – Radu
Lazzari – Milinkovic-Savic – Lucas Leiva – Luis Alberto – Marusic
Correa – Motionless

The probable composition of Dortmund:
Bürki – Can, Hummels, Akanji – Meunier, Witsel, Delaney, Guerreiro – Reus, Haland, Sancho.
Absent: To come
Uncertain: To come.

The planned tactical disposition (3-5-2):
Can – Hummels – Akanji
Meunier – Witsel – Delaney – Guerreiro
Reus – Haland – Sancho

The history of the confrontations Lazio Rome vs Borussia Dortmund

The two teams have never crossed paths in official competition for more than 10 years.

The meeting will take place almost behind closed doors, with a very limited number of spectators.

Key statistics for the match Lazio Rome vs Borussia Dortmund

In 4 games on 20/21, Lazio added 1 win, 1 draw and 2 losses.
Borussia Dortmund won in approximately 67% of the official matches played in the new season.
In 3 away home matches, Dortmund had 2 wins, 0 draws and 1 loss.

Lazio Rome vs Borussia Dortmund Soccer Betting Prediction

It is under a spectre of pressure that the Lazio team will celebrate the return, more than a decade later, to the group stage of the Champions League. Facing a Borussia Dortmund with a group of more experienced players under the requirement associated with the biggest UEFA competition, a complicated game is expected, once again, for the Italian capital as a whole. By predicting a more cohesive Borussia defensively and creating the best chances, the best option will be Borussia Dortmund’s Asian handicap (0), odds 1.62.

Betting Prediction: Dortmund AH (0)
Odds: 1.62