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Played
April 11, 2013 3:05 PM EDT
Stadio Olimpico — Roma
Referee:‬ P. Kralovec‎
Attendance:‬ 490‎
 
60′ Senad Lulic
Caner Erkin 73′
Top of the Match
Senad Lulic
Senad Lulic
Lazio
Senad Lulic
Senad Lulic
Lazio
Flop of the Match
Libor Kozák
Libor Kozák
Lazio
Libor Kozák
Libor Kozák
Lazio

Lazio 1-1 Fenerbahce (Agg 1-3): Turkish side seals progression to final four

The Italian side crashed out of the Europa League as Fenerbahce secured a place in the last four following an impressive display at the Stadio Olimpico.

By Ben McAleer

Europa League, Lazio-Fenerbahce: Egemen Korkmaz, Libor Kozak
AFP
Lazio crashed out of the Europa League at the quarterfinal stage after a 1-1 draw with Fenerbahce at the Stadio Olimpico.

Senad Lulic had put the home side 1-0 up on the hour mark after heading past Volkan Demirel, but Caner Erkin leveled up the encounter on the night with 15 minutes remaining to put his side 3-1 up on aggregate as Fenerbahce secured its place in the last four of the Europa League.

The first clear cut opportunity of the game fell to Antonio Candreva following some sloppy defensive play by Cristian as the Lazio winger fired a tame effort goalbound that was easily held by Volkan Demirel.

The home side pressed to net early on as Hernanes saw his long distance effort inadvertently blocked by Libor Kozak before the Brazilian midfielder looked to audaciously catch Demirel out from a long range free kick.

Ederson was lively early on for Lazio, but could only drag his effort wide, before Raul Meireles mustered Fenerbahce's first shot as his volley drifted aimlessly wide of Federico Marchetti's goal.

Candreva smashed a volley over and Hernanes saw his low drive easily held by Demirel before the Fenerbahce goalkeeper denied Ederson with his feet from close range.

The Biancocelesti began the second half the way they ended the first as Candreva excellently picked out Kozak in the Fenerbahce box, only for the burly striker to head over from six yards out.

Derimel denied Stefan Radu with a long distance effort, but couldn't keep out Lulic's header on the hour mark after Candreva picked out winger from the right.

Lazio continued to press for a second, but came undone with a quarter of an hour to go after Pierre Webo held up the ball up superbly in the Lazio box before he played across to Erkin to smash past Marchetti and give Fenerbahce the advantage.

The goal spurred Lazio on with 10 minutes to go as Radu fired wide before Lorik Cana forced Demirel to expertly tip his header over the bar.

The Italian side continued to pressure to add a second in the dying embers of the encounter, but it was in vain as the club crashed out of Europe 3-1 on aggregate to Fenerbahce.

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Lazio

22
Federico Marchetti
Goalkeeper
3.00
2
Michael Ciani
Defender
3.50
20
Giuseppe Biava
Defender
56′
3.00
26
Stefan Radu
Defender
3.50
10
Ederson
Midfielder
73′
3.50
-
Hernanes
Midfielder
3.50
19
Senad Lulic
Midfielder
60′ 64′
4.50
24
Cristian Ledesma
Midfielder
4.00
27
Lorik Cana
Midfielder
3.50
87
Antonio Candreva
Midfielder
60′
4.00
27
Libor Kozák
Striker
45′ 77′
2.00

Fenerbahçe

2.50
1
Volkan Demirel
Goalkeeper
3.00
2
3.50
26
Joseph Yobo
Defender
2.00
86
3.50
77
3.50
14
Raúl Meireles
Midfielder
2.50
16
3.50
21
Selçuk Şahin
Midfielder
3.50
88
Caner Erkin
Defender
62′ 73′ 87′
2.50
11
Dirk Kuyt
Striker
3.00
9

Substitutes

53
 - 
15
 - 
-
Danilo Cataldi
Midfielder
 - 
4
 - 
11
2.50
11
2.50
99
3.50

Substitutes

 - 
23
 - 
3
 - 
4
 - 
5
Mehmet Topal
Midfielder
 - 
-
Milos Krasic
Midfielder
87′
 - 
38
Mehmet Topuz
Midfielder
80′
3.00
40
Salih Uçan
Midfielder
73′

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Striker
Salzburg
11 2
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Striker
Toronto FC
7 1
Alexander Meier Alexander Meier
Midfielder
Eintracht Frankfurt
7 1
Paco Alcácer Paco Alcácer
Striker
Valencia
7 0
Kevin Gameiro Kevin Gameiro
Striker
Sevilla
6 0