Anzhi – FK Rostov: 17th May 2017
Monopoly of “Old God”
It is announced to be the year of the “bianconers”, at least in Italy. If for the past two years Juventus has managed to win both the Italian Cup and the championship, the script can be repeated with ease and the verdict could be awarded even tomorrow night. Since 99% of torinez will win Italian champions in the next weekend at the Crotone game, the only question marks the final on the “Olimpico” in Rome, where Lazio is practically , Host of the meeting. It remains to be seen if Massimiliano Allegri’s students will be able to crown this season’s season with a success in the Italian Cup final, culminating, if not, with a possible conquest of the UEFA Champions League trophy.
An excellent season
Lazio Rome will honor this Serie A season, most likely in the 4th position, ahead of gallant bands such as AC Milan, Inter and Fiorentina. Overall, Simone Inzaghi’s band has had steady, mature and excellent qualitative developments throughout the season, demonstrating a real strength in the game, no matter the opponent’s terrain and name. Moreover, this finale is all the more special for “biancocelesti” as they have eliminated it in the semifinals even on the great rival of the city, AS Roma, with a general score of 4-3. In addition, Lazio lost the Cup final two seasons ago, still in front of Juve, in overtime. Consequently, even if it is voted the favorite of this finale, “The Lady of the Lady” will face a really great opponent on Wednesday evening, whose decisive advantage might even be his own ground.
In the last ten direct confrontations between the two bands, Juventus has been forced nine times, while a single duel has ended undecided;
The last success of “biancoceleslor” in front of Juve dates back to January 2013, also from a Cup match. Then, Lazio scored 2-1, in the turn of the Italian Cup semifinals;