Betting tips for Salzburg vs Lazio 12.04.2018
After losing their last two games in less than a week, the Red Bulls host Lazio with their mission to overcome the 4-2 match at the Rome Olympic Stadium.
Salzburg had to wait until UEFA confirmed their participation in this Champions League preview because both the club and RB Leipzig, had achieved the pass to this edition. The Austrians won the double last season under the direction of Oscar Garcia, defeating in the final cope with Rapid Vienna 1-2. This season, Marco Rose replaces the Spaniard in front of the team, who made several important additions last summer: the German-Croatian Marin Pongracic, signed for 1 million euros, from 1860 Munich, the only signing for which they had to make a disbursement; the Austrian Patrick Farkas (Mattersburg) and the French Mamadou Dembélé (from the PSG Sub-19) at zero cost. On the other hand, the team sold Brazil's Wanderson to Krasnodar for 8 million euros and Austrian midfielder Konrad Laimer to RB Leipzig for 7 million euros.
Leader of the Austrian Bundesliga Salzburg with 8 points of advantage over Sturm Graz after 29 rounds, the team eliminated Real Sociedad in the first round of this competition, before giving an account of Borussia Dortmund which they defeated in Germany and which they maintained to zero in Austria.
Lazio by Simone Inzaghi occupies the 4th position in the table, with a total of 60 points in 31 matches, being the most goalscorer of the Italian championship with 75 goals. The capital team defeated against all odds to Juventus in the final of the Italian Super Cup (2-3), breaking a drought of too many years without winning an official title. The Lazial team, victim of the Vecchia Signora in the last final of the Italian Cup, lost one of their best players, the Argentine Lucas Biglia, signed by the one who will be his opponent in this match. Lucas Leiva arrives from Liverpool to take over the midfield handle, while most of the important players, such as Parolo, Lulic, Ciro Immobile or Milinkovic-Savic, remain on the team. The ex espanyolista Felipe Caicedo was signed to cover the hole left in the front of the march of Keita Baldé to AS Monaco, in exchange for 30 million euros.
The Roman team managed to pass to the 1/16 final of the Europa League, dominating Group K, achieving 13 of the possible 18 points. In the previous round, he came back from home against Steaua Bucharest, which he thrashed without problems after losing 1-0 in the first leg.
The 4-2 of the first leg gives the Italians an advantage, but they can not rely on their visit to a team that plays without any fear. The forecast is that the locals will win this match, but it may not be enough to pass.
Salzburg vs Lazio Prediction: X/1 5.50
Salzburg vs Lazio Betting Tip: Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.80
Salzburg vs Lazio Score Recommendations: 2-1 10.00