Bologna head coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says Lazio may have 'lost some certainty' after Bayern Munich thrashed them 4-1 in the Champions League and plans to force their mindset in the match.
The Rossoblu are undefeated in three game yet returned from two consecutive 1-1Serie A
stalemate with Benevento and Sassuolo.
Mihajlovic anticipates an intense match against his previous club; however, he pointed at a decent first leg a year ago.
“Everyone will play their own game, we won’t change our mentality and I don’t think they will either,” Mihajlovic said at a press conference.
“It will be an open game, let’s see what happens.
“In the first leg we lost with more ball possession in their half, we shot more than them, created more chances than them: but we lost.
“We have to try to do the same again. As I see it, when you concede four goals against Bayern, some disruption might remain, even if they lost to a top team.
“Maybe you can lose some certainty. We need to impose our mentality without giving them courage.
“They are physical, technical, compact, they have everything.
“If we play as we know, however, who knows what can happen. All the games start at 0-0.”
Mihajlovic also talked about the shut stadiums in Italy and thinks it's the same as eating out when restaurants reopen.
Be that as it may, he asserted it would not be simple for the players to re-adjust to full arenas.
“When the restaurants reopen, people go out to eat,” he said. “It’s no different, in my opinion.
“When you are used to a certain kind of life and they take it away from you, I think we enjoy coming back when it reopens.
“I think it could be the same for the stadium, indeed maybe there will be even more people. We will have to see how the players react, at first it could be trauma to find the stadium full, it won’t be easy.
“It will be the same effect as when we found ourselves playing without them."