After picking up their first win of the Stefano Pioli era, AC Milan aim to continue building momentum when they take on Lazio at San Siro on Sunday night.
AC Milan (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Calabria, Duarte, Romagnoli, Hernandez; Krunic, Biglia, Paquetà; Suso, Piatek, Calhanoglu.
Unavailable: Caldara, Rodriguez, Musacchio
Lazio (3-5-2): Strakosha; Luiz Felipe, Acerbi, Bastos; Lazzari, Milinkovic-Savic, Lucas Leiva, Luis Alberto, Lulic; Correa, Immobile.
– Lazio have only won two of their last 13 Serie A meetings against AC Milan: six wins for the Rossoneri and five draws.
– Lazio’s last Serie A away win against AC Milan was back in 1989 (1-0 thanks to Maldini’s own goal): since then the Rossoneri have collected 18 wins and 11 draws.
– Lazio are the side against which AC Milan have drawn the most Serie A games (59, level with Roma) – only against Juventus (81) have the Biancocelesti lost more league games than against the Rossoneri (65).
– Lazio have won their last two games against Fiorentina and Torino: they could win three consecutive matches for the first time since September 2018 in Serie A (4).
– AC Milan have kept a clean sheet after having conceded at least two goals in five of the previous six league games.
– AC Milan have scored just three goals in the first half of matches in Serie A this season, only Sampdoria (0) have fewer.
– Lazio have earned seven points from their first five away matches in Serie A this season (W2 D1).
– Ciro Immobile (2017-18 and 2019/20) is the second player in Serie A history to have scored at least 12 goals after MD10 in two seasons, the other being Giuseppe Meazza (1933/34 and 1935/36).
– AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessié has scored three goals against Lazio, including his first two goals in Serie A (during his debut on August 21, 2016): against no side has he scored more goals in the top-flight.
– Ciro Immobile has scored two Serie A hat-tricks with Lazio – one was against Milan in September 2017.