Team of the Week

Serie A Team of the Week: Lukaku lays waste to Lazio

The Inter striker was unplayable at times for the Nerazzurri at the weekend as they moved up to the top of the table

 
10:57am on Tuesday 16th February 2021
By
Martin Macdonald

Romelu Lukaku leads the Serie A Team of the Week following his excellent performance for Inter at home to Lazio.

Antonio Conte's men secured a vital 3-1 home victory which allowed them to leapfrog Milan into top spot in the table and into pole position to claim the Scudetto.

Lukaku (8.4) played a part in all three goals, initially scoring from the penalty spot before earning his second with a flashed right-footed snapshot past the goalkeeper from the edge of the box which was only given after VAR Intervened.

His best moment of the match was arguably his assist, though, as he showed devastating pace, power, and determination to barge down the right wing, leaving Marco Parolo for dead before setting up Lautaro Martinez for a tap in.

Lorenzo Insigne (7.4) and Domenico Berardi (7.9) join the big Belgian in the front three after scoring for Napoli and Sassuolo respectively. The Napoli man converted from the penalty spot as the Partenopei defeated Juventus 1-0.

Another Sassuolo player features in our XI in Manuel Locatelli (7.6), who completed 88/96 attempted passes and had more touches of the ball than any other player in this round of fixtures with 125.

Jordan Veretout (7.8) scored two goals from midfield as Roma beat Udinese 3-0 with relative comfort.

Making up the midfield three is Fiorentina's Erick Pulgar (7.7), who won an impressive 11/15 duels, albeit in defeat against Sampdoria.

One of the most surprising results of the weekend saw Spezia defeat league leaders Milan 2-0. Simone Bastoni (7.7) scored one of the goals and slots in at left-back.

Gianluca Mancini (8.1) and veteran defender Kamil Glik (8.0) feature in the centre of our defence.

Berat Djimsiti (7.8) had 108 touches of the ball and completed 83/94 attempted passes for Atalanta.

Napoli understandably had to weather a storm of sorts against Juve, but had Alex Meret (8.2) in goal to rely on as he made six saves to earn his clean sheet bonus.

Serie A TEAM OF THE WEEK

Serie A Team of the Week
Season 20/21 - Gameweek 22
8.2
77
7.7
70
8.1
80
8.0
76
7.8
86
7.8
82
7.7
79
7.6
87
7.4
87
8.4
91
7.9
87

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