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Coppa Italia

  • January 26, 2012
  • • 2:45 PM
  • • Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milano
  • Referee: A. Gervasoni
  • • Attendance: 1920
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Coppa Italia Preview: AC Milan - Lazio

Coppa Italia Preview: AC Milan - Lazio

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The capital city side will make the trip north to San Siro where they will battle it out with the Rossoneri for a spot in the last-four of the competition


PROBABLE LINEUPS


AC MILAN



Amelia
Bonera, Mexes, Nesta, Antonini
Merkel, Ambrosini, Nocerino
El Shaarawy

Inzaghi, Robinho


LAZIO



Bizzarri
Zauri, Dias, Biava, Radu
Gonzalez, Ledesma, Lulic

Hernanes
Klose, Rocchi


Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri will be without the services of midfielders Alberto Aquilani, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Gennaro Gattuso, who are both injured. Pippo Inzaghi, who has only made four appearances this season for the Rossoneri, will likely get the nod up front alongside Robinho, with Alexandre Pato ruled out for up to four weeks with a muscle strain .

Lazio boss Edy Reja will have to make do without veteran workhorse Cristian Brocchi and striker Libor Kozak. Lorik Cana is out for six weeks with a back injury while Stefano Mauri is still nursing a troublesome thigh problem.


DID YOU KNOW?
  • AC Milan's last win over Lazio in the Coppa Italia came back in 2001-02 when Carlo Ancelotti was coach.
  • The Rossoneri relied on an extra-time winner from Alexandre Pato to advance past Novara in the last round of the cup, winning the encounter 2-1.
  • Allegri's men have scored the most goals in Serie A this season (40).
  • Lazio has beaten Milan in four out of its last five Coppa Italia encounters.
  • The Biancocelesti held Milan to a 2-2 draw in the opening game of the season at San Siro.
  • The capital city outfit have picked up just one win in its last five Serie A matches (W1 D2 L2).

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Milan

Lazio

Wins
2
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

AC Milan MIL
AC Milan Milan
Draw
SS Lazio LAZ
SS Lazio Lazio
78%
16%

Top 3 Predictions

AC Milan MIL
2 - 0
SS Lazio LAZ
AC Milan MIL
2 - 1
SS Lazio LAZ
AC Milan MIL
3 - 1
SS Lazio LAZ

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