Borussia Dortmund 3-0-1, Lazio 2-2-0
12/2/20 3 pm
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Borussia Dortmund is welcoming Lazio to Signal Iduna Park in round 5 in the UEFA Champions League.
Borussia is at the top of their group in the Champions League with 9 points, but Lazio is only 1 point behind them. Borussia was playing against Koln at home in their last Bundesliga game, and they ended up losing that match 1-2. With this loss, Borussia has dropped to 4th place. Offensively, Borussia has been solid so far in the Champions League with 9 goals, while their defense has been good as well with only 3 conceded goals. In their last Champions League game, Borussia was hosting Club Brugge, and they were the better team with 52% of ball possession, 8 shots on goal, 9 corner kicks, 2 big chances created, and a solid 87% of the correct passes. Borussia was the better team here, and they have won this match 3-0. Haaland has been in brilliant form so far, and he has scored 6 goals, while Sancho added 2 goals and 1 assist. Schmelzer, Reinier, and Meunier are all injured, and they will miss this game. Borussia might be at the top now, but that could easily change if they lose this game. Borussia is one of the best teams in Germany, and they definitely have the firepower to beat any team in any competition.
After not losing any of their last 8 games, Lazio has lost in Serie A last weekend to Udinese, at home in might add. Lazio was decent in that game, but they ended up losing that match 1-3. In the Champions League Lazio is undefeated, and they are in second place with 8 points, 8 scored goals, and 4 conceded goals so far. Immobile is the leading goalscorer for Lazio with 3 goals. Lulic, Proto, and Muriqi are injured. In their last Champions League game, Lazio was playing against Zenit at home, and they have had 48% of ball possession, 7 shots on goal, 6 corner kicks, 6 big chances created, and 86% of the correct passes. Lazio has had a good day in the attacking end, and they have won that match 3-1. Lazio has had a slow start in Serie A, but they are increasing their pace, and Lazio is now in 9th place with 14 points, 14 scored goals, and 16 conceded goals so far. Lazio is far from their last season’s form, but they are a good team nonetheless, and they have the quality to advance to the next stage of the Champions League.
Lazio has won the first game against Borussia 3-1 at home, but Borussia has been outstanding so far this season, especially at home. Lazio is struggling on the defensive end, and for that reason, I will take Borussia at home.