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

Lazio will be hoping to put some much-needed points on the board in their second Champions League outing away to Celtic.

Kick-Off Time, Location & How to Watch

The match between Celtic and Lazio kicks off at 20:00 local time on Wednesday 4th October at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

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

Celtic vs Lazio: Recent History

Celtic currently sit top of the Scottish Premiership after seven games, winning six matches and drawing one. They currently sit four points ahead of second place St Mirren and their last outing was a dramatic 2-1 win away to Hearts.

The Scottish side’s first match in the Champions League this term was a difficult 2-0 loss away to Feyenoord.

Lazio have been painfully inconsistent this season and this can be seen in their last three league outings – a draw with Monza, a win over Torino and a loss to Milan.

Maurizio Sarri’s side drew their Champions League opener against Atletico Madrid, one of their more positive performances this campaign.

The only time Lazio and Celtic met in the past came in the Europa League group stages in the 2019-20 campaign. The Scottish side won both meetings 2-1.

Celtic vs Lazio: Team News

Celtic are without Stephen Welsh, Marco Tilio, Maik Nawrocki, Liel Abada, James McCarthy and Cameron Carter-Vickers, all of whom are out injured. Odin Thiago Holm and Gustaf Lagerbielke are both unavailable through suspension.

Lazio have a fully fit squad heading into their clash in Scotland, giving Sarri options across the pitch.

Expected Starting Lineups

Celtic (4-3-3): Hart; Johnston, Taylor, Phillips, Scales; Taylor; O’Riley, McGregor, Hatate; Maeda, Furuhashi, Palma.

Lazio (4-3-3): Provedel; Marusic, Patric, Romagnoli, Pellegrini; Kamada, Rovella, Luis Alberto; Felipe Anderson, Immobile, Zaccagni.

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