Celtic hosts Lazio
It’s going to be really exciting at the Celtic Park in Glasgow on Thursday, because Celtic hosts Lazio in a derby match from Group E of Europa League. Allow us to take a look at this game in our Europa League predictions for today. Let’s go!
Celtic are currently leaders in this group with 4 points won from two matches played. The Scottish giants started their participation in the tournament with a 1-1 draw against Rennes on French soil, while in their second game they achieved a first win. Neil Lennon’s team hosted CFR Cluj at the Celtic Park and enjoyed a 2-0 win. Odsonne Edouard opened the score for the Brits, while Mohamed Elyounoussi doubled their lead.
Just few days ago Celtic showed once again their firepower, winning with 6-0 against Ross County in a game from the Scottish Premiership. Mohamed Elyounoussi scored a brace for the hosts, while Odsonne Edouard, Callum McGregor and James Forrest also scored for the champions.
But what about Lazio? The Italians are just one point behind Celtic in the group standings, being third at the moment with 3 points won. The Eagles started their participation with a loss against Cluj in Romania, but in their second game they redeemed themselves, beating Rennes at the Olimpico. The French team opened the score at the Olimpico, but Milinkovic-Savic and Immobile clinched the win for the hosts.
Lazio made two consecutive draws in their last two games in the Serie A, being unable to win against Bologna and Atalanta. Just few days ago they scored three goals against Atalanta, but also conceded the same amount. The club’s manager Simone Inzaghi clearly has some things to worn on about his team’s performance in defense.
That’s our Europa League predictions for the game between Celtic and Lazio. This match could really go in both ways, so be careful.