LAZIO

  • Serie A: Lazio and Napoli looking to close in on second-placed Roma March 14, 2015

    Milan: It was not so long ago that Roma was aiming to catch Juventus at the top of the Serie A table. Now Rudi Garcia's men are looking over their shoulders as Lazio and Napoli threaten to take over second spot. Napoli missed the chance to close the gap to Roma...
  • Manolo Gabbiadini goal keeps Napoli-Lazio semi-final in the balance March 5, 2015

    Napoli's Manolo Gabbiadini netted a precious second-half equaliser to earn a 1-1 away draw at Lazio in the first leg of their Italian Cup semi-final on Wednesday. It was the 23-year-old's fourth goal in all competitions since joining Napoli in the January transfer window and cancelled out Miroslav Klose's first-half strike...
  • Serie A: Napoli lose 1-0 at Torino as Lazio close in on third spot March 2, 2015

    Milan: Napoli missed the chance to move level with second-placed Roma as they lost 1-0 at Torino in Serie A on Sunday, while Lazio closed in on third place with the race for the final Champions League spot gathering pace. Kamil Glik scored to boost Torino's chances of qualifying for Europe...
  • Serie A: Lazio beat Sassuolo 3-0 to keep up the pressure on Napoli March 1, 2015

    Milan: Lazio kept up the pressure on third-placed Napoli with a comfortable 3-0 win at Sassuolo in Serie A on Sunday as the race for the final Champions League spot gathered pace. Goals from Felipe Anderson, Miroslav Klose and Marco Parolo helped Lazio record their third successive win and move two...
  • Genoa beat 10-man Lazio 1-0 in Serie A to halt slide February 10, 2015

    Rome: Lazio fell to a 1-0 loss at home to Genoa and missed the chance to move fourth in Serie A on Monday after playing most of the match in 10 men. The capital side remained sixth following a second successive defeat, two points and a place above Genoa, which arrested...
  • Klose scores one, sets up another as Lazio beat AC Milan 3-1 January 25, 2015

    Rome: Lazio came back to beat visiting AC Milan 3-1 and move into third place in Serie A on Saturday. Jeremy Menez put Milan ahead four minutes in at the Stadio Olimpico but Lazio - which has lost only once in eight matches - stormed back in the second half...
  • Serie A: Lazio's Felipe Anderson out injured for three weeks January 15, 2015

    Rome: Lazio will be without in-form midfielder Felipe Anderson for almost a month after the Brazilian sprained his knee during training. The club says that Felipe Anderson has injured his left knee but that tests carried out later on Thursday rule out "the presence of associated meniscal tears." Lazio added that the...
  • Roma fight back in derby to draw 2-2 against Lazio in Serie A January 11, 2015

    Milan: Roma fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 against Lazio in the capital derby on Sunday and move provisionally level on points with Serie A leader Juventus. Francesco Totti scored both Roma's goals in the second period after a dismal first-half performance from Rudi Garcia's team. Roma's talismanic...
  • Serie A: Roma look to leapfrog Juventus as they face Lazio January 10, 2015

    Milan: After months of listening to AS Roma bickering about the refereeing in the controversial match against them in September, Juventus have turned the tables following Tuesday's so-called phantom goal for their rivals. Second-placed Roma closed the gap on Serie A leaders Juventus to one point when they won 1-0 at...
  • Serie A: Inter recover to earn 2-2 draw in Lazio thriller December 22, 2014

    Milan: Lazio squandered a two-goal lead against Inter Milan as they drew 2-2 at the San Siro on Sunday and wasted a golden chance to take sole possession of third spot in Serie A. Felipe Anderson's first-half double put Lazio in control but goals from Mateo Kovacic and Rodrigo Palacio late...
  • Serie A: Lazio move provisionally third with 3-0 win December 14, 2014

    Rome: Stefano Mauri scored twice as Lazio beat Atalanta 3-0 to move provisionally into a tie for third with Genoa in Serie A on Saturday. After a dull first half, Mauri scored in the 51st and 71st minutes and Senad Lulic added another for the Roman club in the 81st...
  • Paul Pogba scores twice as Juventus beat Lazio 3-0 in Serie A November 23, 2014

    Rome: In a show of rapidly developing talent and established strength, Paul Pogba and Carlos Tevez led Juventus to a 3-0 win at Lazio on Saturday to maintain the Turin power's three-point lead atop Serie A. Pogba, the France international being hailed as one of the world's next great midfielders, scored...
  • Lazio held to 1-1 draw at Hellas Verona in Serie A October 31, 2014

    Rome: Lazio saw their four-match winning streak broken with a 1-1 draw at Hellas Verona in Serie A on Thursday. Bosnia midfielder Senad Lulic put Lazio ahead in the 43rd minute at Verona's Bentegodi stadium, redirecting a cross from Antonio Candreva. Verona equalized with a penalty from Luca Toni in the 69th...
  • Udinese beat Lazio 1-0 in Serie A September 26, 2014

    Udinese moved into third place in the Serie A with a 1-0 win at Lazio on Thursday. Forward Cyril Thereau scored in the 26th minute for the visitors, slotting in from the center of the area between two defenders at the Stadio Olimpico. The victory placed Udinese within three points of Italian...
  • Serie A: AC Milan beat Lazio 31 in Inzaghi's first game September 1, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan got off to a great start under new coach Filippo Inzaghi as they eased to a 31 win over Lazio in their Serie A opener on Sunday. Goals from Keisuke Honda and Sulley Muntari and a penalty from Jeremy Menez gave Milan a comfortable lead before Lazio...
  • Inter Milan beat Lazio 41 in Javier Zanetti's final home match May 11, 2014

    Milan: Javier Zanetti's last home match at the San Siro was celebrated with a win as Inter Milan beat Lazio 41 to all but guarantee a Europa League berth from the Serie A on Saturday. Zanetti will retire after 19 seasons at Inter, and the stadium was sold out as...
  • Chelsea loan Kakuta to Italian club Lazio February 1, 2014

    London: Chelsea's French winger Gael Kakuta has joined Lazio on loan until the end of the season, the English Premier League club said on their website (www.chelseafc.com) Friday. It will be France Under21 international Kakuta's fifth loan spell away from Stamford Bridge having previously spent time with Fulham, Bolton Wanderers, Dijon...
  • 10man Juventus held to 11 at Lazio in Serie A January 26, 2014

    Rome: Gianluigi Buffon was sent off and Juventus were held to 11 at Lazio on Saturday, ending the twotime defending champion's 12match winning streak in Serie A. It was the second disappointment this week for Juventus at the capital's Stadio Olimpico, after being eliminated from the Italian Cup with a 10...
  • Lazio sack coach Vladimir Petkovic for not being focused January 12, 2014

    Rome: Lazio president Claudio Lotito said that coach Vladimir Petkovic had been sacked for not being focused on the club. Petkovic was fired for breach of contract following the Serbian's signing for the Swiss national team from July 2014, reports Xinhua. "The club never interfered with Petkovic's choices. We signed international level...
  • Bologna hold Lazio to 00 in Serie A January 12, 2014

    Milan: Relegationthreatened Bologna held Lazio to a goalless draw in Serie A on Saturday in Davide Ballardini's first match in charge of the home side. Ballardini, who coached Lazio for half a season, replaced the sacked Stefano Pioli on Wednesday and immediately steered Bologna to only their second point in five...
  • Matchfixing ban reduced for Lazio's Stefano Mauri January 10, 2014

    Rome: Lazio captain Stefano Mauri has had his matchfixing ban reduced from nine to six months by Italy's sports arbitration court, allowing him to play again from next month. Mauri was banned for six months in early August for failing to report matchfixing in the LecceLazio Serie A match in May...
  • Walter Mazzarri rues referee's decisions in Inter Milan's loss January 7, 2014

    Rome: Inter Milan head coach Walter Mazzarri has suggested that the referee's decisions proved crucial in his side's 01 loss to Lazio at Stadio Olimpico. Miroslav Klose scored a late goal to give the home side all three points in a game Monday which, according to Mazzarri, was decided by referee's...
  • Fiorentina beat 10man Verona 43 in Serie A December 3, 2013

    Milan: Fiorentina beat 10man Hellas Verona 43 in an eventful Italian league game on Monday to boost their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League, while Napoli won 32 at Lazio to stay in touch with Juventus and Roma. Four of the goals came in the opening 15 minutes in...
  • UEFA punishes Lazio with empty stadium order October 5, 2013

    Nyon: UEFA has ordered Lazio to play a Europa League match in an empty Olympic Stadium because of further racist chanting by fans. UEFA says the Rome club was found guilty for its fans' "racist behavior" and displaying an "inappropriate banner" when it hosted Legia Warsaw on Sept. 19. The closeddoor...
  • Juve's injured midfielder Claudio Marchisio faces five weeks out August 19, 2013

    Turin: Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio will be out for up to five weeks because of torn knee ligaments and looks like missing Italy's World Cup qualifiers next month. He had to be replaced by Paul Pobga after 21 minutes of Sunday's 40 victory over Lazio in the Italian Super Cup following...
  • We don't fear Juventus in Supercup: Lazio coach August 16, 2013

    Rome: Italian Cup winner Lazio will be the underdog when they face twotime reigning Serie A champion Juventus in the Supercup on Sunday, but coach Vladimir Petkovic believes his side has nothing to fear. Juventus have won the Supercup five times and need one more victory to draw level with AC...
  • Sunderland come up with a bid for striker Floccari August 14, 2013

    With just three days remaining for the start of the English Premier League, Sunderland have come up with a bid for Sergio Floccari from Lazio. According to report in Il Corriere dello Sport, manager Paolo Dio Canio is planning to add another player from Italy, before their campaign takes off. The Black...
  • Lazio captain Mauri banned for six months August 2, 2013

    Rome: Lazio captain Stefano Mauri was banned for six months by the Italian football federation on Thursday for his part in a matchfixing scandal. Mauri was one of eight players accused of rigging the Serie A games between LazioGenoa and LecceLazio in May 2011 and for failing to report matchfixing. He...
  • Italian matchfixing hearing ends July 25, 2013

    Rome: The twoday matchfixing hearing involving Lazio captain Stefan Mauri and seven other players, as well as three Italian clubs, has ended. The Italian football federation's disciplinary committee will now examine the evidence and is expected to pass sentence midway through next week. Prosecutor Stefano Palazzi has asked for Mauri to be...
  • Prosecutor asks for 4andahalf year Mauri ban in fixing trial July 24, 2013

    A prosecutor in an Italian matchfixing trial argued on Wednesday for a 41/2 year ban for Lazio captain Stefano Mauri, who is accused with seven other players of sporting fraud. Prosecutor for Italy's soccer tribunal, Stefano Palazzi, said Serie A club Lazio should be docked six points and fined 20,000 euros,...