The derby della Capitale will take place on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 at the Olimpico stadium in Rome. Lazio and Roma will face each other in the semifinal of the Italian Cup (Coppa Italia).
The first match valid for the semifinal of the Italian Cup between Lazio and Roma is a recurrent fierce clash of Italian football. Lazio lost only one of the last 18 Coppa Italia matches.
LAZIO (4-3-3): Strakosha; Basta, De Vrij, Hoedt, Wallace; Parolo, Biglia, Milinkovic Savic; Anderson, Immobile, Keita Balde.
ROMA (3-4-2-1): Szczesny; Manolas, Fazio, Rudiger; Peres, De Rossi, Strootman, Emerson; Salah, Nainggolan; Dzeko.
AS Roma is ahead of Lazio in the Coppa Italia derby thanks to 9 wins, 3 ties, and 6 defeats. This is not going to be the first time that these two clubs face each other in a Coppa Italia semifinal. It happened once before, in the 2003-04 season when Roma passed the round.
In the last three times that Lazio played the Italian Cup semifinal stage, the Lotito-owned club passed the round, it happened in 2009, 2013, and 2015. On the other side, the giallorossi were eliminated in two of the last three semifinals played.
At the Olimpico stadium in Rome, Lazio lost only one of the last 18 matches played in this competition (15 wins and 2 ties).
Ciro Immobile scored three goals in the last five Coppa Italia matches while Radja Nainggolan scored 8 goals in the last 11 games played with Roma in every competition.