Inter vs Lazio is shaping up to be a fine fixture in matchday five of Serie A football. Conte’s men are coming off a triumphant win against city rivals AC Milan. Inter are looking like the clear challengers to Juventus’ title defence. Lazio face a tough task in this one. They have had a decent start to the season. They must now face a club who is a perfect 4-0. The good news is that Lazio get to carry in some momentum from their 2-0 win against Parma. Inter vs Lazio will be a close match that may come down to the wire.
Inter vs Lazio Prediction & Match Preview
Wednesday, September 25 – 15:00 EST – Giuseppe Meazza
Antonio Conte has revolutionized this Inter club. He kept the core from last season, added a few key signings as well as his own tactics and this team is ready for a title challenge. It is true that they have yet to face a team that had their season in order. The back line of Skriniar, de Vrij and Godin has looked phenomenal so far. Expect this defensive shape to go unchanged throughout the entire season if all three remain healthy. Offensively, Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez have formed an excellent understanding. They seem to be highlighting each others strengths and minimizing their weaknesses. Alexis Sanchez has been an unused weapon in Conte’s arsenal. Expect him to come out full of desire when given the opportunity to be involved in this successful club.
Lazio have struggled with consistency. A 3-0 victory against Sampdoria and a derby draw against Roma were positive results. However, their shock defeat to lowly SPAL was a let down for fans of the club. Lazio will be looking to hand Inter their first defeat of the season. The task will be a difficult one on the road. Lazio will turn to usual suspect Ciro Immobile in order to find the back of the net in this one. Furthermore it seems as though Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has returned to playing his best football. Lazio desperately needed him to return to his form of a couple of seasons ago. He earned man of the match praise last time out against Parma and will need to have a similar performance on Wednesday.
OUR PICK: INTER TO WIN