AC Milan host Lazio in Serie A at Stadio San Siro, with both teams trying to maintain their 100 percent start to the season on Sunday evening.
The international break gave Stefano Pioli and the Rossoneri time to recover some starters, namely Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Franck Kessie. In the meantime, Maurizio Sarri will fall back on Serie A top scorer Ciro Immobile, who will form a trident with Pedro and Felipe Anderson when attacking.
Serie A LIVE – AC Milan – Lazio – Official Lineups
Milan coach Stefano Pioli has decided to bring Frank Kessie back to the Rossoneri line-up, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic will only join the bench after his injury. With this, Ante Rebic will lead the line from Milan.
Milan: Mainan; Calabria, Romagnoli, Tomori, Theo; Tonali, Kessie; Florenzi, Brahim, Leao; Rebic
Lazio: Reina; Marusic, L. Felipe, Acerbi, Hysaj; Milinkovic-Savic, Lucas Leiva, Luis Alberto; Pedro, Immobil, Felipe Anderson
– MilanNews.it (@MilanNewsit) September 12, 2021
AC Milan – Lazio – match statistics
- AC Milan have drawn more draws against Lazio in Serie A than against any other team (67,59,30,30) – the Rossoneri have also scored 247 goals against the Biancocelesti, only against the Fiorentina (253) they have more scored in the top division.
- AC Milan have only lost one of their last 31 home games in Serie A against Lazio Rome (19-S, 11); since 1990 they have only lost less at home to Turin (0 – at least 20 matches).
- AC Milan won their first three league games in two consecutive seasons in Serie A for the first time: The Rossoneri started last season in the top division with three wins, seven goals scored and no goal conceded.
- Lazio have scored nine goals in their first two league games, a record for the Biancocelesti in Serie A. After three games, their record is nine goals (1934-35).
- Lazio have won their first two league games, having won each of their first three Serie A games in only two previous seasons: 1974-75 and 2012-13.
- AC Milan has had the least total number of shots on goal in Serie A this season: five, alongside Inter. However, Lazio is on the next list at six.
- Lazio have scored nine goals with an expected goal value of 4.3: the 4.7 difference is the second highest in the top five European leagues this season, behind only PSG (4.9).
- Milans Franck Kessie’s first two Serie A goals were scored in August 2016 for Atalanta in his debut match against Lazio. Since then, the Ivorian midfielder has scored just one goal in six games against the Biancocelesti.
- Ciro Immobile has scored seven goals in 13 games against AC Milan in Serie A, six of them in eight games with Lazio. In addition, Lazio scored their first hat trick against the Rossoneri (September 2017), scoring a goal in each of their last three league games against the Rossoneri.
Where can I see AC Milan against Lazio in Serie A?
By doing United Kingdom, BT Sport have the rights to Serie A and will show around 200 games over the course of the season, this game being shown on BT Sport 3 or in the BT Sport app. Paramount + holds the rights in the USA, and CBS Sports Network will show it too. Meanwhile in Australia, beIN Sports is the official broadcaster.