The starting lineups for this evening’s Europa Conference League clash between Pascal Jansen’s AZ Alkmaar and Maurizio Sarri’s Lazio have been announced.
Recent History & Form
The Biancocelesti will have to overcome the odds in the Netherlands after suffering a disappointing 2-1 loss to the Eredivisie outfit in their first leg clash last week.
Maurizio Sarri’s side have one eye on the fast approaching Derby della Capitale, which may affect their focus in this Conference League clash.
AZ sit five points behind league leaders Feyenoord in the Eredivisie but will still be hungry to put together a strong run in the third tier of European club competition.
AZ Alkmaar & Lazio Team News
Star striker Ciro Immobile has been ruled out of the game for Lazio due to a muscle injury, and Elseid Hysaj will be left on the bench after picking up a minor issue. Sarri is expected to heavily rotate his squad for the match, wanting his key players at full fitness for the derby with Roma.
AZ are without Dani de Wit, Riechedly Bazoer, Bruno Martins Indi, Sam Beukema, Zinho Vanheusden and Sem Westerveld.
Starting Lineups for AZ Alkmaar vs Lazio
AZ Alkmaar (4-3-3): Ryan; Sugawara, Hatzidiakos, Goes, Kerkez; Reijnders, Clasie, Mijnans; Odgaard, Pavlidis, Karlsson.
Lazio (4-3-3): Provedel; Marusic, Gila, Romagnoli, Pellegrini; Milinkovic, Vecino, Basic; Cancellieri, Felipe Anderson, Zaccagni.