Lazio vs Genoa: Match Preview, Expected Lineups, Team News

Lazio are looking to kickstart their 2023-24 season after their opening day disappointment with a win over the newly promoted Genoa.

Kick-Off Time, Location & How to Watch

The match between Lazio and Genoa kicks off at 20:45 local time on Sunday 27th August at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

To find out how to watch Lazio vs Genoa in your respective country, check out this verified list of international TV listings.

Lazio vs Genoa: Recent History

Lazio disappointed in their season opener against Lecce, suffering a frustrating 2-1 loss after initially taking the lead. It was a concerning start for Maurizio Sarri and his squad, who now have the pressure to quickly bounce back.

Genoa also had a tough start to the 2023-24 campaign, getting a grim taste of the reality of Serie A. Alberto Gilardino’s side fell in a 4-1 loss to Fiorentina, reminding them of the level of the topflight following their year in the second division.

The last time these two teams met was back in the 2021-22 season, when Lazio secured a 3-1 win at home and a 4-1 win away.

Lazio vs Genoa: Team News

Lazio still cannot count on Marcos Antonio, who is sidelined with a muscle issue, and Elseid Hysaj is also in doubt as he is still recovering from Achilles tendon inflammation.

Genoa are without the injured Alessandro Vogliacco, Marko Pajac, Junior Messias and Filippo Melegoni.

Expected Starting Lineups

Lazio (4-3-3): Provedel; Lazzari, Casale, Romagnoli, Marusic; Kamada, Cataldi, Luis Alberto; Felipe Anderson, Immobile, Zaccagni.

Genoa (4-3-2-1): Martinez; Sabelli, Bani, Dragusin, Martin; Thorsby, Badelj, Strootman; Malinovskyi, Gudmundsson; Retegui.

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