Ciro Immobile has returned for the Champions League, as Lazio aim to continue their unbeaten run against Zenit St Petersburg tonight.

The match kicks off at 20.00 UK time. Follow the build-up on our Liveblog HERE.

Lazio have collected five points from three games, as they opened with an impressive 3-1 win against Borussia Dortmund.

Ciro Immobile has returned for the Champions League, as Lazio aim to continue their unbeaten run against Zenit St Petersburg tonight.

The match kicks off at 20.00 UK time. Follow the build-up on our Liveblog HERE.

Lazio have collected five points from three games, as they opened with an impressive 3-1 win against Borussia Dortmund.

Since the great start, the Aquile have struggled with a coronavirus outbreak and travelled to Bruges with 13 players available for the 1-1 draw with Club Brugge in the second round of fixtures.

Zenit return to the Italian capital after a 1-1 draw in Russia in the third round ahead of the international break, when Lazio still had key players unavailable due to COVID-19.

Leading goalscorer Ciro Immobile has returned to the squad since and will be back in the starting line-up when Zenit arrive at the Olimpico.

Coach Simone Inzaghi revealed Luiz Felipe has recovered in time to play but stressed he has been inactive for a while and could leave the Brazilian out of the starting line-up.

Thomas Strakosha has been out for a while, but should be ready to return this weekend, as the coach confirmed veteran Pepe Reina will be given the gloves in tonight’s important Champions League match.

Lucas Leiva should be ready to play in the middle, with Manuel Lazzari back at right and Luis Alberto seems set to start again.

Joaquin Correa sat next to Inzaghi in the press conference yesterday and should start next to Immobile in a 3-5-2.

Zenit are expected to play a 4-1-4-1 formation, with Artem Dzyuba starting up front for the Russian Premier League giants.

Aleksandr Erohkin scored Zenit’s goal in the reverse fixture and could play on the wing this time.

Lazio (probable): Reina; Patric, Hoedt, Acerbi; Lazzari, Akpa Akpro, Lucas Leiva, Luis Alberto, Marusic; Correa, Immobile

Zenit (probable): Kerzhakov; Karavaev, Lovren, Rakitskiy, Santos; Barrios; Erokhin, Ozdoev, Zhirkov, Kuzyaev; Dzyuba

Referee: Oliver (ENG)

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