Edy Reja has a decimated squad, but warns Lazio “intend to win” against Inter in a head-to-head battle for Europe on Sunday.
The two teams are still technically in the running for the Champions League, but more realistically are jockeying for position in the Europa League.
It could make a huge difference, as finishing fourth, fifth or sixth in Serie A means entering the competition at a separate stage of the preliminary rounds, which can start as early as August 2.
“We trained with great intensity, even if there were only 14 of us,” Reja told Lazio Style Radio today.
“On Sunday we intend to win against Inter, though unfortunately we have the usual problems with injuries.”