Tag Archives: Lazio

Napoli beat Roma 1-0 to go five points clear of losing Juventus

Lazio players celebrate with Ciro Immobile after a goal against Juventus. MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images

Ciro Immobile scored twice in a 2-1 Lazio victory in Turin as Paulo Dybala failed to save Juventus from suffering their first home defeat in Serie A in more than two years. A product of the Juve academy who was recently a formidable goal-scoring force for their cross-town rivals Torino, Immobile continued his hot streak this term with a leveller shortly after ...

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Ciro Immobile nets hat-trick as Lazio thrash AC Milan


Ciro Immobile scored a hat-trick as Lazio humbled new-look AC Milan 4-1 at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday. A team featuring expensive summer signings like Leonardo Bonucci, Lucas Biglia and Ricardo Rodriguez just about held their own until Italy striker Immobile scored a 38th-minute penalty following Franck Kessie’s foul on Luis Alberto. Immobile’s second, which arrived from a Senad Lulic ...

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Juventus beat Lazio to win Coppa Italia

Juventus's victory was a record 12th Coppa Italia triumph (Image credit: Getty Images)

Juventus secured the first part of a possible domestic and European treble with an efficient display against Lazio in the Coppa Italia final. Juve went ahead when Dani Alves’s side-footed volley bounced into the corner. Leonardo Bonucci sealed victory when he prodded in and Lazio, playing in their own stadium, could not find a way back. Serie A leaders Juve ...

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Miroslav Klose goalscorer retires from football

Miroslav Klose helped Germany win the 2014 World Cup 12 years after collecting a runners-up medal at the 2002 tournament (Image credit: Getty Images)

Germany’s all-time leading goalscorer Miroslav Klose has retired from football. The former Bayern Munich striker, 38, helped his country win the World Cup in 2014, becoming the record scorer in the tournament’s history with 16. Klose, a two-time Bundesliga winner with Bayern, was without a club after his Lazio contract expired last season. He now plans to join Germany’s coaching ...

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Lichtsteiner sends Juve into Cup semis


Stephan Lichtsteiner got the winner against his former club, as Juventus conquered Lazio and will face Inter in the Coppa Italia semi-final. This was a replay of last year’s Final and the Italian Super Cup, both won by Juve. The Aquile were missing Federico Marchetti, Ricardo Kishna, Santiago Gentiletti, Stefan de Vrij, Dusan Basta and Ravel Morrison, but gave Milan ...

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Juventus win Coppa Italia in extra time


Juventus kept their dreams of a treble alive as they won the Coppa Italia thanks to Alessandro Matri’s extra-time winner against Lazio. Juve have won Serie A for the fourth consecutive time and face Barcelona in the Champions League final. They fell behind in Rome when Stefan Radu headed Lazio ahead but Giorgio Chiellini levelled with a fine volley. The ...

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Transfer Gossip: Berahino, Yaya Toure and Sterling


Inter Milan are poised to start the bidding war for Manchester City’s Yaya Toure with a £10m offer. Roberto Mancini is desperate to be re-united with the Ivorian midfielder and Inter bosses are willing to match his £220,000-a-week wages and offer him a coaching role at the club when he decides to retire. (Daily Star)   Manchester City are eyeing ...

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Juventus end Lazio run

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Carlos Tevez and Leonardo Bonucci confirmed Juventus dominance, ending second-placed Lazio’s run of eight straight wins. The Aquile had won eight on the bounce and leapt into second place, so another victory would take them within nine points of the leaders. It was also a precursor to the Coppa Italia Final on June 7. Stefan de Vrij, Marco Parolo, Stefan ...

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Lazio leapfrog Roma into second

Miroslav Klose and Felipe Anderson celebrating (Image credit: Gallo Images)

Miroslav Klose and Felipe Anderson starred as Lazio completed their third 4-0 rout of the season, over Empoli on Sunday, to leapfrog city rivals Roma into second place in Serie A. Roma travelled to Torino hoping to close the gap on leaders Juventus to 11 points after the defending champions slipped up on their way to a shock 1-0 defeat ...

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