JUVENTUS – LAZIO
Juventus and Lazio will face each other in a direct clash for the Italian Super Cup. The game is going to be played on Stadio Olimpico in the capital Rome. Let us offer you our football betting tips for the game.
Juventus are the current champion and holder of the Coppa Italia. In May they won the Coppa, after beating Lazio with 2-0 in the final. Now the club from the capital will have the chance to avenge the loss and win the trophy. But against a team like Juve, it won’t be easy at all.
During the summer Juventus lost important players like Daniel Alves and Leonardo Bonucci, who moved to PSG and Milan. Meanwhile Juve brought in names like Filippo Bernardeschi, Mattia De Sciglio, Mattia Caldara, Douglas Costa and Rodrigo Bentancur. We shall wait and see how the Juventus team will look and perform after these changes.
During the summer friendlies Juve beat PSG and Roma (after penalties), but lost against Barcelona and Tottenham. We could say that these friendly games were really solid tests for the Italian champions.
Lazio meanwhile separated with the Argentine midfielder and captain Lucas Biglia, who was sold to Milan. On his place The Eagles brought in the experienced Brazilian Lucas Leiva, who was signed from Liverpool. Lazio also bought the Colombian striker Felipe Caicedo from the Spanish club Espanyol.
This is a great way to start the new season in Italy – with a game between two of the best teams in the country. Of course, Juventus are the heavy favourite. They have a solid experience in winning trophies and they have a really great squad. Plus, they already beat Lazio for the Coppa Italia just a few months ago. In our football betting tips, we advice you to not bet against the champion.