AC Milan's honeymoon period with their new tactician, Clarence Seedorf seems to be ending as after such promising start, recent blip of result reportedly triggered Rossoneri's management to evaluate the Dutchman's position.
Serie A Italy:
Cagliari Calcio vs Lazio
Sunday, 16 March 2014
Referee: M. Irrati
Assistants: R. Iannello, C. Rocca
Lazio grabbed an important result on the weekend as they defeated home side Cagliari at Sant'Elia stadium.
Lazio's ambition in chasing for that European spot finish by the end of current season suffered a disappointing blow as they picked up a disappointing home defeat against Atalanta. The home side looking really eager in grabbing another positive result, especially since they are playing in front of their home crowd, but it was far from an easy task for the Biancocelesti as their opponent were putting on such solid display on that encounter.
Fiorentina's mission to push for top three finish in current Italian Serie A standings face a hurdle as this weekend they suffered a disappointing home defeat over Lazio. La Viola haven't been picking up positive results in their last couple of league fixtures and things didn't look got this weekend when they already conceded after only five minutes on that tie through Lorik Cana's effort.
Lazio's journey into the Europa League ended in a dramatic fashion after they only grabbed a draw against Ludogorets in the second leg of their battle this past midweek. Trailing by a goal from their first meeting, Edy Reja's men immediately pushed forward vigorously in an attempt to turn things around and that positive attitude was immediately rewarded as they went one goal up after only a minute of play through Balde Keita's effort.
Lazio got themselves back on winning ways this weekend when they picked up an important home victory over struggling Sassuolo side at Olimpico stadium. The home side immediately took control of proceedings and relentless pressure was eventually rewarded when Stefan Radu opened the scoring on 36 minutes, giving his side a slender lead as they go into half time break.
Catania's attempt in moving away from relegation trouble continue as they bagged an important home win over Lazio this past weekend. The home team were really eager to end their run of bad form and things were looking bright indeed as they went one goal up after only one minutes into the tie with an effort from Mariano Izco.
AS Roma failed to cut their gap at the top of Italian Serie A top seat after they only snatched a point from their latest league fixture against Lazio this past weekend. Both teams are in a positive mood ahead of that Roman derby and were really keen on grabbing maximum three points from that encounter.
Lazio keeping their fine Serie A run going as this weekend they grabbed an important away victory over struggling Chievo Verona side at Marc'Antonio Bentegodi stadium. The visitor were in a confident mood going into this game after going through positive run of results in recent matches and that positive aura was shown as they got in front after just six minutes of play through Antonio Candreva.
Napoli secured their passage into the next round of Coppa Italia after successfully snatching a home win over Lazio this midweek in an interesting contest at San Paolo stadium. Both teams were looking really eager to grab that semi finals ticket and booked a schedule against AS Roma, that already secured their place in that round.
Juventus' recent winning streak in Serie A finally ended this weekend as Antonio Conte's men were only able to pick up a point from their away fixture against Lazio. Both teams are going trough a pretty positive period recently and things were shown on the pitch as they looked lively since kick off, creating goal scoring chances since early minutes.
Lazio bagged another positive result on their latest Italian Serie A fixture by defeating home side Udinese this weekend at Friuli stadium in a hard fought encounter. The home side were looking bright early on that encounter as they went one goal up after just eight minutes of play through Antonio Di Natale's spot kick.