Atalanta vs Lazio
Italy – Coppa Italia
Date: Wednesday, 15th May 2019
Kick-off at 19.45 UK/ 20.45 CET
Venue: Stadio Olimpico (Rome).
Atalanta BC and Lazio will go head to head in the Coppa Italia final at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday night.
Atalanta recorded a 5-4 win over Fiorentina in the semi-finals, while Lazio – six-time winners of the trophy – beat AC Milan to set up what looks set to be a fascinating final.
Atalanta hopes to crown their historic season by winning the Italian Cup for the first time since 1963, when they face Wednesday at Lazio in the final of the Olympic Stadium in the capital.
After Juventus took the trophy in the last four seasons, Atalanta opened the door to a new champion by dismissing Massimiliano Alegre from the quarter-finals with a 3-0 win thanks to Colombian duo Duvane Zapata.
In the semi-finals, the team of coach Jean-Piero Gasperini of Fiorentina, who humiliated Rome in the quarter-finals 7-1, to reserve the seat for the first time since 1996 and fourth in his history crowned orphan in all competitions, and was in the cup in 1963 at the expense of Turin.
Atalanta is not only in the final of the Cup but also in the Champions League for the first time in his history. He enters the last two stages of the league and is in fourth place to qualify for the continental competition by three points to both giants Rome Milan, and a point behind the last neighbour Inter.
Atalanta won 9 direct matches. Lazio won 16 matches. 8 matches ended in a draw. On average in direct matches both teams scored a 2.21 goals per Match.
Atalanta in actual season average scored 2.31 goals per match. In 22 (78.57%) matches played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 19 (67.86%) matches in season 2019 played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals.
Lazio average scored 1.75 goals per match in season 2019. In 20 (71.43%) matches played away was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 10 (35.71%) matches played away team was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals.