Serie A Preview: Lazio - AC Milan
The Rossoneri will be looking to stay hot on the trail of league leaders Juventus with a win over Edy Reja's men at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday
Konko, Biava, Dias, Radu
Gonzalez, Ledesma, Lulic
Abate, Nesta, Thiago Silva, Antonini
Ambrosini, Van Bommel, Nocerino
Lazio coach Edy Reja will be without the services of midfield enforcer Cristian Brocchi and striker Libor Kozak. Lorik Cana is out for six weeks with a back injury, while Stefano Mauri is still sidelined with a thigh problem.
New winter signing Emiliano Alfaro will have to wait another week to make his debut as he is still nursing a calf injury.
The injury list is long and daunting for Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri as he will have to make do without a plethora of first-team regulars. Kevin-Prince Boateng is sidelined with a thigh injury, while Alexandre Pato out for three weeks with another muscle complaint.
Alexander Merkel has been ruled out for two months with a knee injury sustained in training earlier in the week. Antonio Cassano, Gennaro Gattuso and Alberto Aquiliani are all still dealing with long-term injury concerns.
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- Lazio have won two out of their last three matches in Serie A, scoring six goals in the process.
- The Biancocelesti have won four out of their 10 home games this term.
- The capital city club have won three games by a three-goal margin.
- Milan have scored the most goals (43) and kept the most clean sheets (11) in Serie A so far this season.
- The Rossoneri are unbeaten in their last five league road games, outscoring their opponents 11-2 during that period.
- Massimiliano Allegri's men advanced to the Coppa Italia semi-finals at Lazio's expense following a 3-1 win at San Siro last week.
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Top 3 Predictions
Lazio 0-2 Milan
- 22.51 %
Lazio 1-2 Milan
- 14.74 %
Lazio 1-3 Milan
- 14.07 %
|Serie A (SR-A)||31-Oct-2013||Milan 1 - Lazio 1|
|Serie A (SR-A)||03-Mar-2013||Milan 3 - Lazio 0|
|Serie A (SR-A)||21-Oct-2012||Lazio 3 - Milan 2|
|Serie A (SR-A)||02-Feb-2012||Lazio 2 - Milan 0|
|Italy - Coppa Italia (ITAC)||27-Jan-2012||Milan 3 - Lazio 1|
|08-Dec-2013||Torino 1 - Lazio 0||SR-A|
|03-Dec-2013||Lazio 2 - Napoli 4||SR-A|
|28-Nov-2013||Legia Warsaw 0 - Lazio 2||EL|
|24-Nov-2013||Sampdoria 1 - Lazio 1||SR-A|
|10-Nov-2013||Parma 1 - Lazio 1||SR-A|
|17||Mark van Bommel||Midfielder|
|92||Stephan El Shaarawy||Striker|
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