Lazio and FC Salzburg both to score 3/4 in Thursday Europa League quarter-final clash
Competition: Europa League
Market: Both teams to score at Lazio vs FC Salzburg
Odds: 3/4 @ Bet365
As the Europa League reaches the quarter-final stage, Lazio will be looking to get their season back on track, on Thursday night, the Blues will welcome Austrian Bundesliga runaway league leaders FC Salzburg to the Stadio Olimpico.
For the hosts, despite starting their Seria A campaign brightly and briefly flirting with top spot, Lazio have endured a horrific start to the New Year and the Europa League stands their only outside chance of lifting a piece of silverware. While they may have now dropped out of the top four in Italy, they have shown brief signs of life in the Europa League. In the group stages, Lazio only lost one of their six matches and marched to the top of the Group K. Most recently coming past Dynamo Kyiv over two legs, Lazio are now unbeaten in their last five outings, winning two and drawing three. It has been their defensive issues that have caused Lazio their major problems this season, the Blues have kept one clean sheet in their last six appearances and have conceded two or more in four of those outings.
As for the visitors on Thursday night, it has been a stellar year for FC Salzburg as the runaway league leaders in the Austrian Bundesliga march towards the league title. Now sat at the head of the table with an eight-point advantage, Salzburg have also been in brilliant form in the Europa League this season. Going unbeaten in the Group stages and clinching to spot in the Group I, Salzburg are unbeaten in their last eight European matches home and away. In terms of their recent form, Salzburg are unbeaten in their last 16 matches in all competitions, winning 13 and drawing three.
Bet: Lazio and FC Salzburg both to score in Thursday Europa League quarter-final clash 3/4 @ Bet365>>