Lazio defender Stefan Radu tells fans it’s “all good” after a scan on his thigh, so he could be back to face Roma at the end of the month.
Roma midfielder Javier Pastore is expected to miss the trip to Bologna, but he’s battling to be ready for the derby against Lazio.
Lucas Leiva can’t say if he’ll finish his career at Lazio because “I’m still not thinking about finishing my career”.
Lazio Coach Simone Inzaghi admits “I’d like to replay” last year’s Salzburg tie, as his side prepare to return to the Europa League.
Lazio defender Stefan Radu reportedly faces a month out with a thigh injury.
Simone Inzaghi “knew it would be a struggle against an Empoli side that plays really good football” as Lazio cherished their win.
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Empoli were very unlucky to lose at home to Lazio, as Marco Parolo bundled in from close range and thanked Thomas Strakosha in stoppages.
Lazio go looking for a second consecutive victory, but Serie B title winners Empoli are on solid form too and believe in an upset.
Empoli Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli has history with Roma, but assures he “really admires Lazio, the way they play and Simone Inzaghi.”
Simone Inzaghi wants to see Lazio “with the right approach” against Empoli and hints Joaquin Correa could get his first start.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic will reportedly sign a new contract with Lazio next week, earning €3m per season, but with no release clause.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic believes he plays better for Lazio than Serbia because “my role on the pitch has been misunderstood.”
The referees for Week 4 of Serie A have been announced, with Michael Fabbri assigned to Napoli-Fiorentina.
Stefan de Vrij defends his final match for Lazio - “do you think I’d have waited until the last game if I wanted to help Inter?”
A third UEFA competition could reportedly see eight Italian teams play in Europe.
Italy Under-21s ultimately deserved their 3-1 victory over Albania, even if there was a flurry of three goals in injury time and Patrick Cutrone went off injured.
Perth Glory have officially confirmed the signing of Australian international Chris Ikonomidis from Lazio on a three-year deal.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito is reportedly offering a new contract to Lucas Leiva, as well as a potential role within he club when he retires.
For the first time in 20 years, there are no Juventus players in the starting XI of a competitive Italy match.