Serie A is going on and tonight Juventus are Lazio are going to go against each other in King Saud University Stadium.
are going to face each other tonight, asthe Old Lady
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at King Saud University Stadium in Supercoppa Italiana.
are currently second in Premier League with 42 points while
are third with 36.
Here is all you need to know about Juventus vs Lazio match in advance:
The team are currently second in the chart with 42 points after beating Sampdoria on Wednesday with a 2-1 result. This season their performance have been the best as usual and it is assumed that they will continue the same.
On the other side of the pitch, there are Lazio. The team are currently third in the table after winning their match over Cagliari with a 2-1 result on Monday.
These are the facts worth mentioning from the history books:
This will be the 32nd edition of the Italian Supercup, while the reigning Scudetto holders have won this game on 22 of the previous 31 occasions.
The reigning Scudetto holders have failed to win three of the last five Italian Supercup games, with two of these matches being decided by penalty shootouts.
Juventus will play their 15th match in the Italian Supercup, which is at least, four more than any other team. On the other hand, Lazio are the team with the fourth-most appearances in the final.
Juventus and Lazio will face each other for the fifth time in the Italian Supercup – the most played fixture in the competition.
In the previous four matches between Juventus and Lazio in the Italian Supercup, both sides have won two games each, with 14 goals in total being scored.
Juventus have only failed to score in one of their 14 previous matches in the Italian Supercup. Lazio, meanwhile, haven’t found the net in three of their seven games in the competition.
Lazio have won three of their last six matches against Juventus in all competitions, as many wins as they had in their previous 35 against the Bianconeri.
Juventus’ Paulo Dybala has scored three goals in the Italian Supercup, while a goal in this game would see him become the all-time top scorer in the competition, overtaking Alessandro Del Piero, Samuel Eto'o, Andriy Shevchenko and Carlos Tevez.
Should he play in this match, Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon would become the player with the most appearances in the Italian Supercup, overtaking Dejan Stankovic – the goalkeeper has won six Italian Supercups; the joint-most of any player, alongside Stankovic.
Lazio striker Ciro Immobile has netted two goals in the Italian Supercup; the joint-most of any player in the club’s history.
: Buffon, Danilo, Demiral, Bonucci, Sandro, Pjanic, Matuidi, Ramsey, Dybala, Ronaldo, Higuain.
: Strakosha, Felipe, Acerbi, Radu, Lazzari, Milinkovic-Savic, Lucas, Luis Alberto, Lulic, Correa, Immobile.
Date: Sunday, 22 December
Time: 17:45 CET
Venue: King Saud University Stadium
Referee: Gianpaolo Calavarese
Both teams are in good form right now and on top of the chart, so it is very hard to predict the result of the match. However, considering every detail, we assume Juventus has a better chance to win the match.
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