coppa Italia movement returns to the Italian soccer with Lazio website hosting AC Milan within the first leg of the home cup semi-very last on the Stadio Olimpico these days.
Lazio had been suffering with shape within the beyond couple of weeks with three consecutive losses. Le Aquile’s drop in shape has visible them going out of the Europa League in addition to out of the pinnacle four of the Serie A. Lazio defeated Inter Milan within the ultimate spherical of the Coppa Italia.
One of the in-shape groups in Italian soccer in the mean time, the Rossoneri have tasted simply one defeat due to the fact that Christmas. The defeat although got here in opposition to league leaders Juventus inside the Supercoppa Italiana in Saudi Arabia. Gattuso and his guys can be seeking out any other semifinal win in opposition to their warring parties nowadays after knocking out Lazio inside the identical spherical remaining 12 months.
The recent drop in form for Simone Inzaghi’s men can be attributed to their injuries in the defensive department. Luis Felipe, Wallace and Bastos will be missing in action while Senad Lulic is doubtful for the fixture.
Sergei Milinkovic-Savic will be back in action for Lazio.
Giacomo Bonaventura is the only name in the injury list with the midfielder still recovering from injury. Hakan Calhanoglu is also doubtful after the Turkish international is expected to be out due to personal reasons.
Spanish winger Suso will be back in the lineup after missing the last match due to suspension.
Lazio (3-5-2): Strakosha; Acerbi, Patric, Radu; Badelj, Romulo, Parolo, Milinkovic-Savic, Jordan Lukaku; Immobile, Correa
AC Milan (4-3-3): Donnarumma, Calabria, Musacchio, Romagnoli, Rodriguez; Bakayoko, Kessie, Paqueta; Suso, Calhanoglu, Piatek