After much debate and confusion, Lazio v Milan will now kick off at the Olimpico at 15.00 UK time (16.00 local).
The local authorities in Rome are discussing the situation, as Lazio-Milan could be played later today after flash floods.
Lazio-Milan has reportedly been called off after flash floods made it impossible to guarantee public safety.
There is the very real risk Lazio-Milan and Udinese-Genoa won’t go ahead after storms and floods.
Lazio named their squad for today’s Serie A clash with Milan, missing Felipe Anderson and Luis Nani.
Alberto Zaccheroni sees Juventus and Napoli fighting for the Scudetto, moody Inter and Roma, Milan and Torino eyeing the top four.
Inter host Spal in the early kick-off, then Milan visit Lazio, Fiorentina take on Verona and this evening Napoli are in Bologna.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito reiterated that selling Keita Balde Diao to Juventus would’ve been “extortion.”
Simone Inzaghi welcomes Lucas Biglia back to the Olimpico and “would’ve liked to play Milan” with a full Lazio squad at his disposal.
Vincenzo Montella concedes Milan need time to gel, but starts Lucas Biglia against his old club Lazio. “It’s not a normal game for him.”
As expected, Giacomo Bonaventura is back in the Milan squad to face Lazio tomorrow, but Andrea Conti misses out.
Luis Nani joined Lazio on transfer deadline day from Valencia, but his agent insists “it was not a last-minute operation.”
Pippo Inzaghi admits his loyalties are divided on Sunday when old club Milan take on his brother Simone’s Lazio. “May the best team win.”
Sampdoria-Roma has been called off due to a weather warning, but there are concerns for four other Sunday Serie A games.
Demetrio Albertini is “astounded” that former teammates Simone Inzaghi and Vincenzo Montella became fine Coaches. “Strikers are egotistical.”
Demetrio Albertini looks back on Lazio bankruptcy and warned it’s “premature to judge the financial consistency of Milan, but nobody called me.”
Sampdoria-Roma is postponed due to weather warnings, but Juventus host Chievo today, then Inter take on Spal, Milan visit Lazio, Napoli are in Bologna.
Serie A returns after the international break, with several of the Scudetto contenders having one eye on Europe.
Lucas Biglia says he chose Milan’s No 21 jersey due to “superhero” Andrea Pirlo and that he and Riccardo Montolivo can play together.
Nani has vowed to write his own legacy at Lazio after rejecting suggestions that he is ‘the new Miroslav Klose’.