Roma coach Jose Mourinho has picked a strong starting XI for today’s Derby della Capitale against Lazio.

As seen in a post on Roma’s Twitter page earlier today, the Portuguese coach has picked an almost full strength squad for the derby against the Biancocelesti today, with the major absences being Lorenzo Pellegrini and Leonardo Spinazzola.

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Below is Roma’s confirming Starting XI for the derby against Lazio:

Roma (4-2-3-1): Rui Patricio; Rick Karsdorp, Gianluca Mancini, Roger Ibanez, Matias Vina; Jordan Veretout, Bryan Cristante; Nicolo Zaniolo, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Stephan El Shaarawy; Tammy Abraham.

  • On the bench: Daniel Fuzato, Pietro Boer, Chris Smalling, Bryan Reynolds, Riccardo Calafiori, Gonzalo Villar, Amadou Diawara, Ebrima Darboe, Carles Perez, Eldor Shomurodov, Borja Mayoral.

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Roma are coming into this derby against Lazio in a run of strong form, having won four of their five opening games of the season under Mourinho. 

The Biancocelesti, on the other hand, have stumbled a little as of late, having not won in their last four outings.