ROME (AP) — Lazio revived its chances of qualifying for the Champions League with a 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Udinese in Serie A on Wednesday.
Sevilla knocks out Lazio to reach Europa League round of 16
SEVILLA, Spain (AP) — Former champion Sevilla became the first team to reach the round of 16 in the Europa League with a 2-0 victory over Lazio on Wednesday in a game that saw both sides have a...
Ronaldo draws another blank as Juventus beats Lazio 2-0
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Two games, zero goals. Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't even score from four meters (yards) on Saturday.
The Juventus forward was, however, able to offer a wry smile at his misfortune as he threw his hands up in the air.
Ronaldo seemed certain to open his Serie A account in the 75th minute of the 2-0 victory against Lazio.
Calhanoglu misses easy chance as Milan draws against Lazio
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan drew 0-0 at home to Lazio in the first leg of their Italian Cup semifinal on Wednesday and could be left counting the cost of an embarrassing miss by Hakan Calhanoglu.
Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha pulled off a great save to keep out a Patrick Cutrone header in the 75th minute and Calhanoglu seemed certain to score from the follow-up but the Turkey midfielder blazed over an empty net.
Lazio on course for 2nd trophy of season in Italian Cup
ROME (AP) — Lazio remained on course for its second trophy of the season after beating Fiorentina 1-0 on Tuesday to advance the Roman squad to the Italian Cup semifinals.
Captain Senad Lulic scored early on with an expert cut back and angled shot from inside the area.
Goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha preserved the advantage by pushing wide a curling shot from Federico Chiesa midway through the second half on Fiorentina's only significant chance.
Lazio forward Ciro Immobile pens new contract until 2022
ROME (AP) — Lazio forward Ciro Immobile has been rewarded for his blistering start to the season with a new contract, tying him to the Serie A club until 2022.
Immobile's previous contract ran until 2021. The 27-year-old forward will reportedly earn 2.5 million euros ($3 million) a season plus bonuses.
Goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha, 22, has also extended his contract until June 30, 2022.
‘Dries Armando Mertens’: Napoli goal recalls Maradona feat
ROME (AP) — It was a goal that brought back memories of Diego Armando Maradona.
Dries Mertens' improvised long-distance lob in the second half of Napoli's 4-1 comeback win at Lazio was instantly compared to a similar effort by Maradona 32 years earlier.
With 3 goals in 5 minutes, Napoli shows off its potential
ROME (AP) — With a three-goal burst in the space of five minutes, Napoli showed why many believe the southern club has the potential to win its first Serie A title in nearly three decades.
Overturning an early deficit, Kalidou Koulibaly, Jose Callejon and Dries Mertens scored early in the second half of a 4-1 win over Lazio on Wednesday to extend Napoli's perfect record.
AC Milan wins consecutive games for 1st time since February
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan has won consecutive Serie A matches for the first time since February.
The Rossoneri beat visiting Lazio 2-0 on Tuesday to follow up a 1-0 win over Sampdoria on Friday.
Carlos Bacca opened the scoring in the first half and M'Baye Niang converted a penalty after the break.
Milan moved within one point of Serie A leader Napoli, which visits Genoa on Wednesday.
Lazio, which is winless at the San Siro against Milan since 1989, remained three points back.