|Lazio:||Pepe Reina, Mateo Musacchio (Marco Parolo, min.82), Francesco Acerbi, Stefan Radu, Manuel Lazzari (Senad Lulic, min.64), Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Lucas Leiva (Gonzalo Escalante, min.83), Luis Alberto (Jean Akpa, min.65), Adam Marusic, Joaquin Correa (Vedat Muriqi, min.73) and Ciro Immobile|
|Cagliari:||Alessio Cragno, Daniele Rugani, Diego Godin, Sebastian Walukiewicz, Gabriele Zappa (Giovanni Simeone, min.76), Babis Lykogiannis (Alessandro Tripaldelli, min.52), Radja Nainggolan (Gaston Pereiro, min.84), Razvan Marin, Joao Pedro, Nahitan Nandez and Leonardo Pavoletti (Alberto Cerri, min.84)|
|Goals:||Ciro Immobile (1-0, min. 61)|
Lazio eased past Cagliari in a 1-0 victory on Sunday at Stadio Olimpico. Lazio were looking to continue their run after winning their previous two matches in the competition. The most recent was against the Atalanta away (3-1), the other to Sassuolo at home (2-1). Cagliari secured a point against Sassuolo in their previous match. As it stands, Lazio are in 5th place, with 40 points from 21 matches, while Cagliari sit in 18th, with 15 points from 21.
After a goalless first half, Lazio continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, following a goal from Ciro Immobile in minute 61, which sealed the victory for Lazio.
For Lazio, Senad Lulic, Jean Akpa, Vedat Muriqi, Marco Parolo and Gonzalo Escalante came on for Babis Lykogiannis, Gabriele Zappa, Leonardo Pavoletti and Radja Nainggolan, while Cagliari brought on Alessandro Tripaldelli, Giovanni Simeone, Alberto Cerri and Gaston Pereiro to replace Babis Lykogiannis, Gabriele Zappa, Leonardo Pavoletti and Radja Nainggolan.
There were bookings for Joaquin Correa and Marco Parolo from Lazio and Nahitan Nandez and Joao Pedro for Cagliari.
Lazio will next travel to Internazionale, while Cagliari will face Atalanta at home.