Lazio return from the international break with a tough away clash against Sassuolo, a team who’ve proven problematic in the past.
Kick-Off Time, Location & How to Watch
The match between Sassuolo and Lazio kicks off at 20:45 local time on Saturday 21st October at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio-Emilia.
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Sassuolo vs Lazio: Recent History
Sassuolo have had a rollercoaster season so far, picking up impressive wins over Inter and Juventus but dropping points in losses to Monza and Frosinone. Their last outing was a frustrating 1-1 draw with Lecce.
The Neroverdi currently sit 12th in the Serie A table and will be desperate to continue climbing as they look to fight for a spot in European competition.
Lazio have been all over the place in the early stages of this campaign, but will be hoping to carry some momentum forward following their last match – a 3-2 win over Atalanta. In the Champions League, they sit tied at the top of their table after a draw with Atletico Madrid and a win over Celtic.
When these two teams met last season, Lazio secured 2-0 wins both home and away, giving them a reason to be confident ahead of their next clash.
Sassuolo vs Lazio: Team News
Sassuolo are without Agustin Alvarez, Matheus Henrique, Pedro Obiang and Mattia Viti, all of whom are out injured. Jeremy Toljan is also in doubt due to a physical issue.
Lazio’s only concern is star striker Ciro Immobile, who is still working off a minor flexor complaint. Maurizio Sarri will not be in the dugout after picking up a red card in the win over Atalanta.
Expected Starting Lineups
Sassuolo (4-2-3-1): Consigli; Toljan, Erlic, Ruan Tressoldi, Vina; Boloca, Racic; Berardi, Bajrami, Laurienté; Pinamonti.
Lazio (4-3-3): Provedel; Lazzari, Casale, Romagnoli, Hysaj; Kamada, Vecino, Luis Alberto; Felipe Anderson, Castellanos, Pedro.