Serie A: Inter Milan Vs Lazio Match Preview, Where To Watch And More

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Serie A: Inter Milan are to host fifth-spot Lazio in their mid-week Seria A 2019/20 clash. Antonio Conte's side has a golden opportunity to go above Juventus

Written By Abhishek Shetty | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Inter Milan host Lazio on Wednesday night at home in matchday five of Serie A 2019-20 season. Antonio Conte has made a perfect start to the season after winning all the matches so far. But the real test for Inter begins now as they have three back-to-back tough fixtures to face. The game will kick-off at 12:30 AM (IST) on Sony Entertainment Network and Sony Liv.

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Inter Milan vs Lazio: Preview

Inter Milan have won five of the last ten matches between the two teams, whereas Lazio have managed to clinch four of them. Both the side won a game each when they met in Serie A last season. Inter bagged a 0-3 win at Stadio Olimpico but lost 0-1 at their home in the return leg in Milan. Inter Milan won their Copa Italia quarter-final game against Lazio last season. Conte's side is currently second in Seria A with four wins in four matches and have a chance to go above Juventus with a win in this match. Lazio are currently fifth in Serie A with seven points.

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If Inter Milan win the clash against Lazio, it will be the 23rd time in Serie A history that a team has started the season with five wins from five games. This match will see two former Lazio players return to play against their former club. One is 32-year-old winger Antonio Candreva, who was signed by Lazio in the summer of 2013 but later moved to Inter in 2016. The second is 27-year-old central defender Stefan de Vrij, who played for Lazio for four years until his contract expired. 

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Predicted Starting XI

Inter (3-5-2): Handanovic; Skriniar, de Vrij, Godin; Biraghi, Sensi, Brozovic, Vecino, Candreva; Politano, Lukaku.

Lazio (3-5-1-1): Strakosha; Bastos, Acerbi, Luiz Felipe; Lulic, Luis Alberto, Leiva, Milinkovic, Lazzari; Correa; Immobile.

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