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Match Preview: AC Milan vs Lazio H2H, Form, Players To Watch and Prediction

The Rossoneri with the first of three big clashes and in dire need of a win to build some momentum.

AC Milan v Cagliari Calcio - Serie A Photo by Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images

AC Milan face Lazio in the league this evening as the Rossoneri are set to face their biggest challenge yet in the new campaign in a tough week with Liverpool FC and Juventus coming up next. Stefano Pioli welcomes a number of new signings and injured players back but will miss Olivier Giroud who is currently on form. Maurizio Sarri’s Lazio looks dangerous with their 9 goals in the opening 2 games.

H2H

Milan 1 - 0 Lazio (Coppa)

Milan 1 - 2 Lazio

Lazio 0 - 3 Milan

Milan 3 - 2 Lazio

Lazio 3 - 0 Milan

Form Guide (all competitions)

Milan: W, D, W, W, W

Lazio: D, W, D, W, W

Players to Watch

Franck Kessie

The star midfielder rom last season finally returns after his brief injury at the start of the season and is set to replace Bennacer. His combination with Tonali will be crucial to shut down the likes of Milinkovic Savic and Luis Alberto in this fast paced encounter. Kessie will need to be physical and to push the attack forward quickly.

Felipe Anderson

Anderson returning to Lazio after his struggles at West Ham have been a boost to the Roman side as he fits Sarri’s formation really well. He will be a terror down that left wing but Calabria should hold firm and push him towards the midfielders who can tussle with him. The pace should be worrying but Tomori comes in to help in that regard.

Alessandro Florenzi

The veteran right back will get the nod to start as the right winger against a side he will know well and who he has known as rivals for years. Florenzi down that wing can whip in crosses for Rebic on the ground at the near post and for Leao with the late runs. His delivery will be the most important aspect of his play alongside his defensive duties to combat Anderson.

Prediction: Milan 3 - 2 Lazio