On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, Lazio take on Parma at the Stadio Olimpico in Matchday 36 of the 2020/21 Serie A.
As it stands in the top flight of Italian football, the Biancocelesti sit in sixth with a record of 20-4D-10L (64 points) and the Gialloblu sit in 19th with a record of 3W-11D-21 (20 points).
Below are the expected starting lineups of both Lazio and Parma.
Simone Inzaghi’s side will likely line up in a 3-5-2 formation to start the match.
Pepe Reina will start in goal; Adam Marusic, Francesco Acerbi and Stefan Radu will make up the back three; Marco Parolo will be the holding midfielder with Danilo Cataldi and Luis Alberto to his right and left respectively; Manuel Lazzari and Senad Lulic will start on the right and left flanks; Joaquin Correa and Ciro Immobile will start in attack.
Lucas Leiva, Andreas Pereira and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic are the three players who will likely be unavailable for the Biancocelesti against Parma. Both Brazilians will be serving a one-match suspension while the Serbian is recovering from his nose fracture. While these are significant absences, Felipe Caicedo (foot injury) and Gonzalo Escalante (calf injury) are set to make a return and be available as an option off of the bench.
The list of Lazio players who are one yellow card away from suspension includes Luis Alberto, Milinkovic-Savic and Parolo.
(3-5-2): Reina; Marusic, Acerbi, Radu; Lazzari, Cataldi, Parolo, Luis Alberto, Lulic; Correa, Immobile
Roberto D’Aversa’s side will likely line up in a 4-3-3 formation to start the match.
Luigi Sepe will start in goal; Maxime Busi, Yordan Osorio, Bruno Alves and Riccardo Gagliolo will make up the backline; Alberto Grassi, Hernani and Juraj Kucka will make up the midfield trio; Jasmin Kurtic and Gervinho will start on the right and left wings in support of lone striker Andreas Cornelius.
Valentin Mihaila, Yann Karamoh, Gaston Brugman, Simone Iacoponi, Dennis Man, Wylan Cyprien, Hans Nicolussi Caviglia, Joshua Zirkzee, Roberto Inglese and Giuseppe Pezzella are the group of players who will likely be unavailable for the Gialloblu against Lazio.
The list of Parma players who are one yellow card away from suspension includes Mattia Bani, Cornelius and Kurtic.
(4-3-3): Sepe; Busi, Osorio, Bruno Alves, Gagliolo; Grassi, Hernani, Kucka; Kurtic, Cornelius, Gervinho