Roma must do without Nicolò Zaniolo and give Leonardo Spinazzola his first start since the injury, but Venezia are already doomed to relegation back into Serie B.

It kicks off at the Stadio Olimpico at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT).

You can follow all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s four Serie A games on the LIVEBLOG.

Serie A Liveblog: Roma-Venezia, Udinese-Spezia, Verona-Torino

The Giallorossi need a victory to keep the pressure on Lazio for fifth place, in the thick of a battle with Fiorentina and Atalanta for Europa League spots.

Gianluca Mancini is suspended, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan injured, while Zaniolo is not fit to start due to a recurring muscular issue.

He is not risked and sits on the bench, so instead Carles Perez supports Tammy Abraham.

The big news is Spinazzola getting his first start since tearing his Achilles tendon playing for Italy at EURO 2020 in July 2021.

Roma will debut their new kit for the 2022-23 season.

Venezia received bad news today, as with Salernitana’s 1-1 draw away to Empoli, the Lagunari are mathematically relegated back into Serie B.

It is disappointing for the club after just one season in the top flight, but they showed great fighting spirit last week to come back from a trailing situation to beat Bologna 4-3.

The injury list remains extensive, including Sergio Romero, Marco Modolo and Luca Lezzerini.

Ethan Ampadu returns from suspension.

Roma: Rui Patricio; Kumbulla, Smalling, Ibanez; Maitland-Niles, Cristante, Veretout, Spinazzola; Carles Perez, Pellegrini; Abraham

Venezia: Maenpaa; Ampadu, Caldara, Ceccaroni; Mateju, Crnigoj, Vacca, Haps; Aramu, Kiyine; Okereke

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