Italy: Serie A
Match start: 15:00 (GMT+2)
Following the match Roma-Inter (1:3) during the previous round we are facing now new match of two grandees that will be held on the famous Roman arena. This time the hosts of Stadio Olimpico are the football players of Simone Inzaghi. And the guest is the 7 times champion of Europe Milan. Besides, the forthcoming battle of Biancocelesti and Rossoneri will be 150th in succession for all official matches. And here we see overwhelming advantage of the guests:
Lazio – 27, draws – 58, Milan – 64;
Lazio Rome (the head coach Simone Inzaghi)
Biancocelesti earned four points during this new season and now it is very close to the quintet of leaders. During the previous round the team of Simone Inzaghi in Verona had won over local Chievo with the score 1:2. Ciro Immobile and Sergej Milinković-Savić came up trumps during that match.
Lazio’s bid for the forthcoming game against Rossoneri (3-5-2):
Strakosha – Wallace, de Vrij, Radu – Basta, Parolo, Leiva, Milinković-Savić, Lulić – Alberto, Immobile;
Injured: Felipe Anderson, Nani;
Milan (the head coach Vincenzo Montella)
This time the fans of the most honored club Calcio in the Champions League are delighted. Rossoneri started the new season with the two victories in a row over Crotone (3:0) and Cagliari (2:1). And what is more important for the first time in 5 years Milan has done everything to strengthen the squad that is needed for the stable game of the team.
Vincenzo Montella’s bid (4-3-3):
Donnarumma – Abate, Bonucci, Musacchio, Rodriguez – Kessié, Biglia, Montolivo – Suso, Cutrone;
Injured: Andrea Conti;
In the last five calendar matches of the current opponents on Stadio Olimpico were achieved the following results:
20.10.2012. Lazio – Milan – 3:2 (Hernanes, Candreva, Klose - de Jong, El Shaarawy);
23.03.2014. Lazio – Milan – 1:1 (A. González – Konko (own goal));
24.01.2015. Lazio – Milan – 3:1 (Parolo 2, Klose – Ménez);
01.11.2015. Lazio – Milan – 1:3 (Kishna – Bertolacci, Mexès, Bacca)
13.02.2017. Lazio – Milan – 1:1 (Biglia – Suso)
In November 2015 Milan for the first time in many years had won over Biancocelesti in Rome. And now, according to the words of the playmaker of hosts Marco Parolo his team is eager to win back that match.
According to bookmakers the opponents’ forces for this match are equal. And that is why it is wiser here to bet on the hosts not lose.
Lazio – 2.40, draw – 3.40, Milan – 2.80;
Our tip: Lazio (Asian handicap 0) - odds 1.75 Pinnacle