Lazio got the better of Fiorentina 1-0 at home in Serie A on Wednesday evening. Pedro’s goal in the 52nd minute proved to be the difference between the two sides at Stadio Olympico in Rome.
The result means that Lazio are now sixth in the Serie A table with 17 points from 10 matches.
Maurizio Sarri’s side are only two points behind fourth-placed and bitter city rivals AS Roma.
Meanwhile, Fiorentina currently find themselves eighth in the Serie A table with 15 points from 10 matches.
Lazio are now 5/1 on Betfair to finish in the Serie A top four, while Fiorentina’s chances of making it into he Champions League are rated at 20/1.
This is what we learned from Lazio’s 1-0 win against Fiorentina in Rome on Wednesday evening.
Pedro is becoming a Lazio star
Pedro ruffled a few weathers in the summer of 2021 when he left Roma for Lazio on a free transfer. The former Barcelona winger is 34 now, but the Spaniard is fast becoming a star for The Eagles. The Lazio no. 9 has scored two goals and provided one assist in nine Serie A starts so far this season. Pedro has also given one assist in one Europa League starts.
Lazio can finish in Serie A top four
Lazio suffered a 4-1 hammering at the hands of Hellas Verona last weekend, but they bounced back with a win on Wednesday evening. It shows just how resilient the former Italian champions are. The Serie A title race is pretty open this season. Lazio are unlikely to win, but they are certainly in the mix for the Champions League places in the league table.
Fiorentina need consistency
Not many will expect Fiorentina in finish in the Serie A, although the team will want to think that they can do. What Vincenzo Italiano’s side is more consistency to their game. Fiorentina won against Udinese, then lost to Napoli and Venezia before winning against Cagliari and then dropping all three points against Lazio.
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