‘Milinkovic-Savic and Luis Alberto cannot play together’ - Sarri

Thu 21 October 2021 | 21:43

Lazio boss Maurizio Sarri explains his tactical changes after their goalless draw against Olympique Marseille.

The Biancocelesti were unable to find the way to the back of the net as they were held to a 0-0 draw against their Ligue 1 rivals at the Stadio Olimpico, although they had a goal disallowed for offside.

“It was a good performance against a very good team. The sense at the start was we were lacking sharpness, while in the final 30 minutes we could’ve done with a bit more luck,”



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“It felt like we could’ve broken the deadlock at any moment, so there’s some regret over the result. We looked solid, believed to the end in victory and almost did it.”


decided to leave

Luis Alberto

out for the second match in a row after the 3-1 Serie A victory over Inter and confirmed this is going to continue.

“At this moment, Milinkovic-Savic and Luis Alberto cannot play together,”

said the coach


“After the latest game, I realized it wouldn’t happen. If we are up against a more defensive opponent, then we could try that, but we watched Luis in training over the last few days and decided he is better suited when the game is played at a slower tempo.

“We had prepared the vertical passes in a very specific way today and Danilo Cataldi is a deep-lying playmaker suited to my football, but Lucas Leiva has mentality and experience. I will make use of them both.”

source: SportMob

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