Lecce vs AS Roma: Preview, kick-off time and where to watch on TV and online – Serie A 2023/24

In-form AS Roma visit Lecce in Matchday 30 of Serie A as they look to maintain their push for Champions League qualification

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AS Roma are hoping to close in on the top four when they return to action after the international break with a visit to Lecce in Matchday 30 of Serie A.

The Giallorossi were in excellent form prior to the break and have found their rhythm under Daniele De Rossi, losing just once in the league since the former midfielder took over in January.

Lecce enjoyed a superb start to the campaign but have lost their way and have slid down the table, finding themselves in 13th place and only ending a 12-match winless run with victory over Salernitana last time out.

AS Roma players in the Europa League. [@OfficialASRoma]

Lecce vs AS Roma: Predicted line-ups

As reported by La Gazzetta dello Sport, Roma may finally be able to call upon long-term absentee Tammy Abraham, with the striker set for the bench behind Romelu Lukaku, Paulo Dybala, and Stephan El Shaarawy.

The Giallorossi are without forward Sardar Azmoun following an injury on international duty, whilst Rasmus Kristensen remains a doubt and Leonardo Spinazzola is not ready to return following his own fitness issues.

Captain Lorenzo Pellegrini serves a one-match ban and so De Rossi may opt for Houssem Aouar in midfield alongside Bryan Cristante and Leandro Paredes.

Lecce look to Nikola Kristovic to lead the line in attack, and he will be supported by Roberto Piccoli and Pontus Almqvist.

Lameck Banda faces a late fitness test, whilst the hosts will be without injured pair Mohamed Kaba and Kastriot Dermaku.

Roma defensive trio Diego Llorente, Evan Ndicka and Dean Huijsen are all one booking away from suspension, whilst Lecce pair Almqvist and Hamza Rafia face a ban with one more yellow card.

Lecce predicted XI vs AS Roma (4-3-3): Falcone; Gendrey, Pongracic, Baschirotto, Gallo; Blin, Ramadani, Oudin; Almqvist, Kristovic, Piccoli.

AS Roma predicted XI vs Lecce (4-3-3): Svilar; Karsdorp, Mancini, Ndicka, Angelino; Cristante, Paredes, Aouar; Dybala, Lukaku, El Shaarawy.

AS Roma players celebrate. [@ASRomaEN]

Serie A: When does Lecce vs AS Roma start?

Kick-off in the Serie A Matchday 30 fixture of Lecce vs AS Roma is set for 18:00 CET, local time in Italy, on Monday, April 1.

For viewers in the United Kingdom and Ireland, the game will start at 17:00 GMT. That is 12:00 ET / 09:00 PT in the United States.

Serie A: Where to watch Lecce vs AS Roma?

For fans in the United States, Lecce vs AS Roma will be on Paramount+ along with other fixtures on Serie A Matchday 30.

Lecce vs AS Roma will be shown on TNT Sports 2 in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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