Fresh off their Champions League victory, Lazio have another tough test in Serie A as they host Gian Piero Gasperini’s Atalanta.
Kick-Off Time, Location & How to Watch
The match between Lazio and Atalanta kicks off at 15:00 local time on Sunday 8th October at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
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Lazio vs Atalanta: Recent History
Lazio’s last outing was a thrilling 2-1 win over Celtic in their second Champions League match, a key result that has helped restore some confidence around Formello after the team’s shaky start to the season.
In the league, the Biancocelesti lost their last match against Milan 2-0, giving the squad extra fire to bounce back in Serie A.
Atalanta secured a tense 2-1 win over Sporting CP in their second Europa League game, continuing their perfect start in Europe. Domestically, Gasperini’s side are doing well, picking up seven points from their last three games.
La Dea’s 0-0 draw with Juventus last weekend showed the team’s resilience but also highlighted their ability to fall flat in the final third.
Lazio vs Atalanta: Team News
Lazio’s only concern is striker Ciro Immobile, who is dealing with a slight flexor issue following the win over Celtic.
Atalanta are without El Bilal Toure and Berat Djimsiti, both of whom are sidelined with injuries.
Expected Starting Lineups
Lazio (4-3-3): Provedel; Marusic, Casale, Romagnoli, Pellegrini; Guendouzi, Rovella, Luis Alberto; Pedro, Castellanos, Zaccagni.
Atalanta (3-4-1-2): Musso; Toloi, Scalvini, Kolasinac; Zappacosta, De Roon, Ederson, Ruggeri; Koopmeiners; De Ketelaere, Lookman.