Turk Telekom Arena in Istanbul will welcome Galatasaray and Lazio for their match of Europa League group stage on Thursday. The two sides were drawn in group E of the tournament, along with the likes of Marseille and Lokomotiv Moscow.
Galatasaray vs Lazio Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Galatasaray||Loss||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|Lazio||Win||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L||0 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
Last game between the teams: 25.02.2016 Europa League: Lazio – Galatasaray 3:1; Marco Parolo 59’, Felipe Anderson 61’, Miroslav Klose 72’; Yasin Oztekin 62’
Last game at this venue: 18.02.2016 Europa League: Galatasaray – Lazio 1:1; Sabri Sarioglu 12’; Sergej Milinkovic-Savic 21’
Worth mentioning: The two teams have met five times throughout history, with the overall H2H balance all equal, with each side recording two victories and one game ended without a winner in draw. More recently Lazio and Galatasaray faced each other at the 1/16 finals of Europa League in 2016, when the Italians went on to eliminate their Turkish opponents with an aggregate score of 4:2. Galatasaray have been unable to score more than a goal in any of the five encounters, while Lazio managed to do so only in the last meeting. Only one of the five matches produced over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends.
Galatasaray vs Lazio Stats
|As of 14.09||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Galatasaray||Draw||4 W/ 4 D/ 2 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
|Lazio||Loss||5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L||2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L|
Last game Galatasaray: 12.09.2021 Super Lig: Trabzonspor – Galatasaray 2:2; Andreas Cornelius 41’, Anthony Nwakaeme 62’; Emre Kilinc 20’, 33’
Top performers Galatasaray: Alexandru Cicaldau 2 goals, Emre Kilinc 2 goals, Kerem Akturkoglu 1 goal.
Next game Galatasaray: 19.09.2021 Super Lig: Galatasaray – Alanyaspor
Last game Lazio: 12.09.2021 Serie A: Milan – Lazio 2:0; Rafael Leao 45’, Zlatan Ibrahimovic 67’; Franck Kessie from the home side missed a penalty in the 45’
Top performers Lazio: Ciro Immobile 4 goals, Mattia Zaccagni 2 goals, Luis Alberto 1 goal 3 assists.
Next game Lazio: 19.09.2021 Serie A: Lazio – Cagliari
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Galatasaray returned home with a point from their visit to Trabzonspor on Sunday, as both teams finished their match in 2:2 draw. Galatasaray have failed to win any of their last three meetings, recording two draws and a loss, but that 1:3 defeat at the hands of Romanian Farul Constanta in a friendly during the international break remains the only such outcome across the Istanbul giants last nine encounters. Galatasaray have scored two or more goals in six of the previous seven competitive meetings, but on the other hand have managed to keep just one clean sheet in the last sixteen clashes. All of their last five games featured over 2,5 goals and saw both involved sides to score.
Lazio lost 2:0 away to Milan on Sunday. Prior to that meeting the Eagles were unbeaten in seven consecutive encounters, recording five victories and two draws in the process. Each of Lazio four defeats for the last fifteen matches came away from home and via the exact same 2:0 score. Only two of the Italians last seventeen games were won by the visiting sides. Two of Lazio last five clashes resulted in over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends.
Galatasaray vs Lazio News
Missing players Galatasaray: Sacha Boey, Sofiane Feghouli and Arda Turan are injured. Omar Elabdellaoui and Baris Alper Yilmaz are doubtful.
Missing players Lazio: Bobby Adekanye is injured.
Galatasaray vs Lazio Predictions
Over 2,5 goals – 1.72 @ bet365