The player that has risen the most from the inconsistent Lazio side in Serie A in the last half a decade is Sergej Milinković-Savić. He has regularly been one of the best players for Lazio and the best central midfielder in the Serie A and the top five European leagues. Sergej Milinković-Savić has been crucial for Lazio in Serie A this season by scoring three essential goals and providing seven assists critical to the team in 14 appearances so far this season. All the big European clubs, like Arsenal, Juventus, etc., are already monitoring the situation of Sergej Milinković-Savić for a potential transfer after his another excellent season in the Serie A.

Savic Stats

Sergej Milinković-Savić has been a regular part of the Lazio side for the last six years. The player attacks mainly from the right side of the central midfield. The Serbian has played 14 matches in the Serie A this season, scored three goals, and provided seven assists. The above viz shows the stats of the player in comparison to the other players featured as right-central midfielders. It can be observed that Savic has dominated the possession statistics. Another area where Savic has been dominant is in winning aerial duels. Savic has won a total of 100 duels in the current season. He makes 92.27 dangerous passes per 90 minutes. Sergej Milinković-Savić has been leading the charts for goals and assists combined by a midfielder in Serie A, along with Nicolo Barella.

The Goal-Scoring Contributions

SMS xA 2022-23

Sergej Milinković-Savić has always contributed to the Lazio side by providing assists and helping them create goal-scoring opportunities. The Serbian already has seven assists to his name this season. Averaging 39.9 passes per 90 minutes this season, Savic has a reasonable enough accuracy rate of 76%. Savic averages around 1.4 key passes per game and has provided seven assists in Serie A this season, which is significantly appropriate for a central midfielder.

SMS Assists 2021-22

Sergej Milinković-Savić has shown a good improvement from last season, providing seven assists in his first 14 appearances. The 27-year-old Serbian is on course to break the record of nine assists he provided in the last season of Serie A. So far this season, Sergej Milinković-Savić has already created seven big chances.

SMS xG 2021-22

The 27-year-old Serbian has netted three of his 21 attempts this season. His ten shot attempts came from outside the penalty box. The player has managed to hit the target six times with 11 attempts on goal from inside the penalty box. Most of the shots have come from the right side, and Savic will look for some improvement in the scoring department.

SMS xG 2021-22

The 27-year-old Serbian netted 11 of Lazio’s 65 attempts in  Serie A last season. Sergej Milinković-Savić has only scored thrice this season from the 14 appearances he had so far this season in the league. It doesn’t look like he will be able to break the record of 11 goals he scored last season. He needs to drastically improve his shooting.

Savic Pass

Sergej Milinković-Savić has attempted 733 passes in Serie A, the most by a Lazio player this season. Savic has a reasonable enough accuracy rate of 76%. The Serbian has also made 19 key passes this season and created seven big chances. He is the man responsible for providing creativity and attacking output for this Lazio side. He is leading the charts for assists in the current season for Lazio.


Sergej Milinković-Savić has worked hard to recover the ball for Lazio in dangerous areas. This season, Savic has managed 11 regains in the final third. Three of these 11 recoveries have been dangerous and led to a shot within the next 20 seconds of the recovery. The Serbian has recovered the ball 27 times this season for Lazio.

Lazio will be happy with the performance of 27-year-old Serbian Sergej Milinković-Savić so far this season. Sergej Milinković-Savić has been a significant figure for the Lazio side. His ten goal-scoring contributions have helped Lazio make a great start in the 2022–23 Italian Serie A season. The Serbian will look to continue this form post-World Cup, create goals for his team, and dominate games from the midfield.

Visuals via TFA data viz engine