Ciro Immobile believes Lazio have shown “consistency and a psychological step up” with their 3-1 Europa League win away to Nice.
Join us for all the Europa League build-up and action, as Lazio visit Mario Balotelli’s Nice, Milan host AEK Athens and Atalanta welcome Apollon Limassol.
Mario Balotelli had put Nice in front, but Felipe Caicedo and a Sergej Milinkovic-Savic brace gave Lazio a thumping 3-1 victory in France.
Serbia Coach Slavoljub Muslin will be in the stands for Nice-Lazio to watch Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in action.
Former Serie A striker Kennet Andersson believes Sweden will get the better of Italy in the World Cup play-offs, “but I wanted to see both in Russia.”
Lazio look to Luis Nani and Felipe Caicedo in their toughest Europa League test so far, visiting Mario Balotelli and Wesley Sneijder’s Nice.
Verona defender Thomas Heurtaux warns Nice that Lazio are “up there with the best” in Serie A.
Lazio’s ultras have released a statement urging fans not to make monkey noises against Nice tonight.
Around 1,700 Lazio fans are expected at their game with Nice tonight, a record for the Allianz Riviera.
Mario Balotelli jokes on Instagram ahead of Nice’s game with Lazio tonight, asking Roma legend Francesco Totti if he’ll be cheering for him.
Luca Banti has been appointed to Napoli-Inter, as the Week 9 Serie A referees are announced.
Lazio have named a 19-man squad to face Nice in the Europa League, with Adam Marusic not included.
Lazio striker Ciro Immobile is reportedly close to extending his contract until 2023, with a wage rise.
Simone Inzaghi said Lazio will likely start Luis Nani and Felipe Caicedo, while Mario Balotelli has “found his ideal environment at Nice.”
Lucien Favre calls Lazio “a great team” as he prepares to face them with Nice tomorrow night.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito has taken a swipe at Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain. “My loanee did better than him!”
As Napoli remain top of the table, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 8’s top action over a long weekend.
Massimiliano Allegri assures “the atmosphere is good” at Juventus, but “we have to regain the balance”.
Giorgio Chiellini insists Juventus “have made a good start to the season”, despite the defeat to Lazio.
Nice President Jean-Pierre Rivère believes Italy CT Giampiero Ventura can call Mario Balotelli, insisting “I’ve never seen” bad behaviour from him.