LAZIO

  • Paul Pogba scores twice as Juventus beat Lazio 3-0 in Serie A 4 days ago

    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,...
  • Lazio captain Mauri's matchfixing trial starts July 24, 2013

    Rome: The matchfixing trial of Lazio captain Stefan Mauri, and seven other players, as well as three Italian clubs started on Wednesday. The charges against Mauri, Mario Cassano, Carlo Gervasoni, Omar Milanetto, Alessandro Zamperini, Massimiliano Benassi, Antonio Rosati and Stefano Ferrario include rigging games and failing to report matchfixing for two...
  • Former England player Gascoigne charged with assault July 21, 2013

    London: Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne was charged with two counts of common assault on Sunday, a prosecution official said. The 46yearold former midfielder was also charged with one count of being drunk and disorderly following an incident at Stevenage railway station north of London earlier this month. Baljit Ubhey, the...
  • Lazio, Genoa, Lecce face matchfixing trial July 10, 2013

    Rome: Lazio, Genoa, Lecce and eight players, including Lazio captain Stefan Mauri, will face charges related to matchfixing, the Italian football federation said Wednesday. The federation said the charges include rigging games and failing to report matchfixing for two Serie A games Lazio vs. Genoa and Lecce vs. Lazio in...
  • Santos agree to sell Felipe Anderson to Lazio June 26, 2013

    Italian club Lazio has snapped up Brazilian midfielder Felipe Anderson from Santos for 7.8 million euros after a meeting on Tuesday between Santos directors and Doyen Sports an investment group that owns 50 percent of Anderson's economic rights. As reported by Xinhua, Lazio's technical director Iglie Tare and secretary...
  • Football clubs in Italy searched over tax evasion June 25, 2013

    Rome: Naples prosecutors said on Tuesday they had ordered the search of dozens of Italian club offices as part of a tax evasion investigation relating to player contracts. Financial police were executing search warrants to seize documents from most of the 20 clubs in Serie A, including AC Milan, Juventus and...
  • Lazio beat Roma 10 to win Italian Cup May 27, 2013

    Rome: Senad Lulic scored in the 71st minute, giving Lazio a 10 win over rival Roma on Sunday night in the Italian Cup final. Lulic's goal came after goalkeeper Bogdan Lobont failed to clear a cross from Antonio Candreva, leaving the midfielder unmarked. Lazio have won four of the last five...
  • Antonio Di Natale scores as Udinese beat Lazio 10 April 21, 2013

    Rome: A spectacular scissorkick strike from Antonio Di Natale gave Udinese a 10 win over visitors Lazio on Saturday as they moved level on points with them in the Serie A fight for European places. The 35yearold striker met Gabriel Silva's floated cross with a perfectly timed midair volley that...
  • Juventus beat Lazio 20 to move 11 points clear April 16, 2013

    Rome: Juventus maintained their march to a 29th Serie A title as they beat Lazio 20 on Monday to move 11 points clear at the top of the table, with Arturo Vidal scoring both goals to end his drought. Vidal opened the scoring after just eight minutes, converting from the...
  • Hernanes, Totti trade goals as Rome derby ends 11 April 9, 2013

    Rome: Brazil playmaker Hernanes put Lazio ahead but later missed a penalty in a 11 draw with Roma in the city derby on Monday that left both clubs still battling for Europa League spots. Hernanes also fouled Miralem Pjanic to give away a penalty for Roma in the 56th minute...
  • Romania's Radu quits international game for club April 6, 2013

    Bucharest: Highlyrated Romania defender Stefan Radu is retiring from international soccer at 26 to concentrate on his club career with Serie A side Lazio. Radu's agent Ioan Becali informed Romania coach Victor Piturca that the player was quitting the national side for personal reasons. "Mr. Becali already told you," leftback Radu,...
  • Chelsea, Tottenham, Newcastle through to Europa League quarters March 15, 2013

    London: Chelsea led a trio of English clubs into the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday after Tottenham Hotspur survived a thrilling Inter Milan fightback to advance on away goals and Newcastle United got a late winner. Goals from Juan Mata, John Terry and Fernando Torres, who also missed a penalty, put...