Milan journey to Rome tonight as they face Lazio within the first leg of the Coppa Italia semi-final.
The guests head into the encounter with an unbeaten run of eight consecutive matches after one other win towards Empoli on Friday night time.
Lazio, alternatively, are usually not of their greatest durations having crashed out of the Europa League final week after shedding each legs towards Sevilla in addition to the Serie A loss towards Genoa in between the 2 European fixtures.
Tonight’s conflict will see the 2 most favourites to win the cup go face to face and each side will certainly be hoping to win the silverware in Could.
Lazio Group Information
Simone Inzaghi should do with some vital absentees within the staff, particularly in defence.
Mister #Inzaghi ha convocato 2⃣2⃣ calciatori per la gara di oggi pic.twitter.com/STuWZGMvfK
— S.S.Lazio (@OfficialSSLazio) February 26, 2019
Luis Felipe, Bastos and Wallace are all out with accidents and won’t function. Strakosha is anticipated to start out in aim with Radu, Acerbi and Patric forming the backline trio.
In the course of the park, Lulic and Marusic are anticipated to start out on the flanks accompanied by Cataldi, Milinkovic-Savic and Badelj filling up the central components of midfield.
In assault, Motionless is nearly positive of his place whereas his associate is anticipated to be one between Caicedo, Luis Alberto and Correa. However the Ecuador striker is favorite to get a beginning place within the lineup.
Lazio predicted lineup (Three-5-2)
Strakosha; Patric, Acerbi, Radu; Marusic, Cataldi, Badelj, Milinkovic-Savic, Lulic; Caicedo, Motionless
Milan Group Information
As for Gattuso, Cristian Zapata and Mattia Caldara won’t be obtainable for the primary leg match with the latter edging nearer to full restoration from a long-term damage which saved him out since signing with the Rossoneri.
Double bother pic.twitter.com/J2l6y9fbIC
— AC Milan (@acmilan) February 26, 2019
In entrance of Donnarumma, the defensive 4 ought to stay unchanged from the Empoli match aside from proper again place the place Calabria is anticipated to switch Conti.
In midfield, Bakayoko ought to take the place in entrance of the defence whereas Kessie and Paqueta will most likely begin to his sides.
Man in kind Piatek will lead the road up-front along with Calhanoglu and Suso at winger positions – the latter will makes his return after suspension saved him out towards Empoli.
Milan predicted lineup (Four-Three-Three)
Donnarumma; Calabria, Musacchio, Romagnoli, Rodriguez; Bakayoko, Kessie, Paqueta; Suso, Calhanoglu, Piatek
In all competitions, the 2 sides have met 166 occasions total with Milan main the head-to-head having received 70 of the matches in comparison with Lazio at 34. The remaining 62 matches led to a draw.
This would be the 15th time Lazio and Milan meet within the Coppa Italia and right here it’s the biancocelesti who’ve are in entrance with six wins when in comparison with the 5 wins for the Rossoneri. On three different events, the matches led to a tie between the 2.
Lazio have didn’t win their final three fixtures and solely scored 3 times of their final 5 matches. They had been eradicated from the Europa League after again to again losses towards Sevilla within the spherical of 32.
Within the Serie A, they first received towards Frosinone and Empoli after which misplaced their final match towards Genoa in additional time. Their final scheduled Serie A match towards Udinese was postponed because of unhealthy climate situations.
Milan, alternatively, are literally in fairly the alternative of conditions, having received 4 out of their final 5 matches and scored 9 objectives within the final three.
Gattuso can now again on new signing and in kind striker Krzysztof Piatek who has netted in seven objectives in his first six matches with the Rossoneri.
Yobetit gives the guests at a wholesome wanting Three.27 to say a primary leg victory. Lazio have received simply three of their final 9 residence matches in all competitions and are supplied at 2.Three to win with the draw at Three.23.