All considered “Juventus” and “Inter” as the leading candidates for the Scudetto win, meanwhile “Lazio” came in the first place as a result of their excellent performance. So, Serie A now has a new leader for the first time in recent 20 years.
Simone Inzaghi’s wonderfully playing and very handsome Lazio won the next match.The Romans defeated Bologna 2: 0 and even temporarily took the first place. Now Lazio have 2 points more than Juventus and a match more as well.
As you know, Juventus were supposed to host Inter for this round, but Derby D’Italia and several more meetings were postponed due to the risk of spreading the epidemic.
This time Ciro Immobile only assisted. Instead, Luis Alberto was outstanding with his goal + pass.
The Spaniard has now earned 12 assists and is ahead of Atalanta’s Papu Gomez with two. The defender is leading the scoring dispute with 27 goals. Ciro has scored six more goals than Cristiano Ronaldo.
How Lazio have reached the leadership
As you may have already known, in the 26th round of Serie A on Saturday, Lazio beat Bologna 2-0. With this victory, the Roman club overcame Juventus in the tournament table. After that, they had to play against Inter yesterday, but the match was postponed until May 13 due to the spread of Coronavirus in Italy.
Noteworthy that Lazio were in the first place after 10 rounds in the 2010-11 season, though the club were not the leader in the second half of the season since the distant 1999-2000 season.
At the moment, Simone Inzaghi’s team is ahead of Juventus by 2 points.
Recall that since 2012, Juve have always been the Italian champions. Among other teams, Scudetto has finally won by Milan – this was in the 2010-11 season.