AC Milan vs Lazio Preview, Predictions, Lineups, Team News 1

AC Milan vs Lazio
Italian Serie A, Italy
Date: Saturday, 13th April 2019
Kick off at: 18.30 GMT
Venue: Stadio San Siro, Milan, Italy

Struggling in recent matches, AC Milan are in need of victory this weekend as they host Lazio. Playing against fellow top four candidates, Rossoneri are not going to shy in targeting all three points at home.

AC Milan vs Lazio Possible Lineups

Here are the possible lineups for both teams as they gear up for this weekend Italiain Serie A clash. Let’s take a look at the probable lineups and formation that they could be setting up to help them getting all three points.

AC Milan

Expected Formation: 4-3-3

Probable Lineups: Reina(g);Calabria, Mussachio, Romagnoli, (def);Kessie, Bakayoko, Calhanoglu(mid);Suso, Piatek, Borini(att).

Lazio

Expected Formation: 3-5-2

Probable Lineups: Strakosha(g);L. Felipe, Acerbi, Bastos(def);Romulo, Milinkovic-Savic, Lucas, Luis Alberto, Lulic(att mid);Immobile, Correa(att).

Recent Form

Before going into this Saturday’s Italian Serie A fixture, both teams have been involved in other games. Let’s check out the latest results that they have been getting to have an idea about their current form.

AC Milan

Recent form in all competition (last five matches): WLLDL

After enjoying an excellent results in early 2019, Rossoneri have been struggling recently. Gennaro Gattuso’s side collecting one win, four defeats and one draw in their last five.

Milan will still be angry though with their controversial 2-1 loss against Juventus last weekend. Rossoneri are looking for redemption this weekend as they want to beat Lazio.

Lazio

Recent form in all competition (last five matches) :DWWLD

Biancocelesti have been experiencing much better results in recent matches. However, Simone Inzaghi’s side haven’t been able to win their last two matches in Serie A.

Losing against SPAL 1-0 and drawing against Sassuolo 2-2 this past weekend. Inzaghi’s side are also looking to get back on winning ways on Saturday.

Team News

AC Milan

Rossoneri still have some injury issues ahead of this important weekend encounter. Important names such as Lucas Paqueta, Gianluigi Donnarumma along with Giacomo Bonaventura are still injured.

Andrea Conti has recovered but unlikely to feature from the start on Saturday. Milan are set to count on Piatek up front, but hoping their defense can regain their composure again this weekend.

Lazio

Inzaghi’s side will still be without Milan Badelj, Radu and Jordan Lukaku for this massive game.There are also concerns regarding Adam Marusic’s condition after picking up an injury against Sassuolo.

Gli Aquile are set to rely on Cirro Immobile and Correa as a duo up front. Meanwhile, in midfield they will be counting on Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to put on his best performance.

Head to Head Records:

The last five meetings between both teams are being edged by Rossoneri with one victory and four draws.

Last meeting between both teams was on February 27, 2018 in Coppa Italia semifinal first leg tie which ended in a goalless draw.

Match Prediction

Milan will be eager to end their recent winless streak, especially since they are playing at home. Gattuso is hoping that his team’s recent good display can finally be rewarded on the pitch.

Lazio are also hungry for victory as that top four spot is at stage in this weekend clash. This match could go either way as anyone that makes the least mistake will come out as winner.

Final Score: 2-1