Spezia is expected to deploy a similar lineup against Lazio this weekend to the one that impressed against Cagliari in Matchday 1 of the 2021/22 Serie A campaign. Thiago Motta will likely make just a single change, with Viktor Kovalenko expected to come into the midfield to replace Salva Ferrer.

Referee Federico Dionisi Will Officiate Lazio’s Serie A Match vs Spezia

In their Serie A season opener, Spezia drew 2-2 with Cagliari at the Sardegna Arena, with goals coming from Emmanuel Gyasi and Simone Bastoni. Unfortunately for Motta’s side, they dropped a two-goal advantage, with two quick goals from Cagliari’s Joao Pedro rescuing a point.

New Signing Toma Basic May Start for Lazio Against Spezia on Saturday

Lazio will be approaching this game positively, looking for another early three points in the season as they look to find their footing under new coach Maurizio Sarri. Their 3-1 win over Empoli will give the Roman club confidence that another strong result can be secured.


Spezia (3-4-3): Jeroen Zoet; Petko Hristov, Martin Erlic, Dimitrios Nikolaou; Kelvin Amian, Giulio Maggiore, Viktor Kovalenko, Simone Bastoni; Daniele Verde, Ebrim Colley, Emmanuel Gyasi