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2 vs 1
Played
January 30, 2013 1:15 AM IST
Stadio Olimpico — Roma
Referee:‬ L. Banti‎
Attendance:‬ 32277‎
 
Arturo Vidal 90+2′
90+3′ Sergio Floccari
 
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Lazio 2-1 Juventus (Agg 3-2)

Goal.com rates the players on show as Sergio Floccari sends the home fans into raptures with a late winner after Arturo Vidal thought he had sent the game to extra time late on

By Tom Webber

  • Federico Marchetti
    16
    0
    4.50

    Federico Marchetti

    The keeper was largely untroubled until a pair of efforts from Vucinic and Giovinco late in the first half which he kept out. He commanded his area well before another save from Giovinco in stoppage time helped keep hold of the win.

  • Michael Ciani
    9
    0
    3.50

    Michael Ciani

    Provided a strong, physical presence at the back and got his head to the majority of passes sent over the top. Alongside Radu he managed to limit the influence of Isla and kept things pretty tight.

  • Giuseppe Biava
    8
    0
    3.50

    Giuseppe Biava

    The centre-back was at the heart of a stoic defensive unit which almost shut out Juventus for the full 90 minutes. He failed to deal with a cross which Vidal subsequently fired home but was solid for every other moment.

  • Abdoulay Konko
    8
    0
    4.00

    Abdoulay Konko

    The right-back kept close tabs on Giaccherini and for the large part he succeeded in restricting his influence in the wide areas. He became more adventurous in the second half and provided some relief for his side by pressing up the pitch.

  • Andrè Dias
    7
    0
    4.00

    Andrè Dias

    A brilliant performance at the back from the Brazilian as he was extremely aware of his surroundings, regularly beating Juve players to the ball with some well-timed challenges. He did not put a foot wrong.

  • Stefan Radu
    6
    2
    3.00

    Stefan Radu

    Did not provide sufficient width for a team playing with three at the back. His ventures forward were sporadic and ineffective at best. Defensively, though, he did well to keep Isla out of the game.

  • Stefano Mauri
    3
    2
    2.00

    Stefano Mauri

    Was unable to provide a creative spark in behind Klose and left the German starved of service. He vanished in the second half until his corner was headed home by Floccari.

  • Cristian Ledesma
    7
    1
    4.00

    Cristian Ledesma

    Always had his head up in order to look for the best possible pass, unfortunately he had to do this inside his own half for the first period. Nevertheless, he put in a decent display and supplied an exquisite cross for Gonzalez's goal.

  • Hernanes
    8
    0
    3.00

    Hernanes

    Failed to supply the creativity in the middle of the park, meaning that his side never stretched the Bianconeri. He had one effort at goal and that never looked like worrying Storari.

  • Alvaro Gonzalez
    8
    0
    3.50

    Alvaro Gonzalez

    Floated around the middle of the park, consistently looking for the ball. He did very little of note until he ghosted in at the back post to head his side into the lead early in the second half.

  • Miroslav Klose
    9
    3
    2.50

    Miroslav Klose

    Looked extremely isolated throughout as service to the German striker was almost non-existent. He at least tried to challenge for the majority of aerial balls but did not get a chance to test Storari.

Substitutions

  • Senad Lulic
    11
    1
    3.50

    Senad Lulic

    Replaced Hernanes on the hour mark and added some more energy to the midfield. He was hungry for the ball and chased everything down.

  • Lorik Cana
    14
    0
    2.00

    Lorik Cana

    Brought on for Gonzalez in the 86th minute and did not impact on the game.

  • Sergio Floccari
    17
    0
    4.50

    Sergio Floccari Top of the Match

    Replaced Klose with 20 minutes and had a decisive impact on the game with a brilliant late header. He had also been full of running beforehand.

  • Marco Storari
    3
    14
    2.50

    Marco Storari

    Had virtually nothing to do in the entire first half as Lazio failed to worry the keeper. There was very little opportunity for him to impress in the second but he was left rooted to the spot as the hosts put two past him.

  • Andrea Barzagli
    11
    7
    3.00

    Andrea Barzagli

    It was a relatively comfortable night at the back for the former Wolfsburg man. He did not have very much to contend with and made no fuss when he was in possession.

  • Leonardo Bonucci
    13
    9
    3.50

    Leonardo Bonucci

    Dealt with whatever was thrown at him, though that was hardly anything. He read the play well, stepping out from the back and winning the ball more often than not. A comfortable evening for the centre-back.

  • Federico Peluso
    5
    17
    3.00

    Federico Peluso

    Showed good judgement as he timed his tackles well and was not afraid to get stuck in. He did not stray from his defensive team-mates but allowed Gonzalez in behind to head in the opener.

  • Mauricio Isla
    6
    16
    2.50

    Mauricio Isla

    Did not see a lot of the ball as he rarely pushed forward down the right. He did not have to track back very often and should have used that to his advantage a bit more. The one time he got in behind he sent in a poor cross.

  • Arturo Vidal
    14
    9
    3.00

    Arturo Vidal

    Was caught in possession far too often and struggled to get forward and supply some support to the front two. He did not drive his team forward, but popped up late on with an opportunistic goal.

  • Luca Marrone
    7
    15
    3.50

    Luca Marrone

    Sat the deepest of the Old Lady's midfielders and did his best to try and orchestrate the attacks for his side. While not every pass he struck may have been pinpoint, he did show some awesome vision and a lot of potential.

  • Simone Padoin
    2
    19
    3.00

    Simone Padoin

    A distinctly average performance from the Juve man as he struggled to get involved in the action in a congested midfield. He was withdrawn for Andrea Pirlo in the 68th minute.

  • Emanuele Giaccherini
    5
    22
    3.50

    Emanuele Giaccherini

    Began the game at a frantic pace, continually buzzing around on the left side. Under the watchful eye of Konko he found his space restricted but still managed to get on the ball and use it well.

  • Mirko Vučinić
    10
    15
    3.50

    Mirko Vučinić

    Was perhaps unlucky not to receive a penalty in the eighth minute, but continued to try and pester the stalwart Lazio defence. He had a rasping shot saved just before the break but was forced to create that all on his own.

  • Sebastian Giovinco
    7
    27
    2.00

    Sebastian Giovinco Flop of the Match

    Found it difficult to weave his magic on the game as he was closed quickly when he received the ball. He attempted to drop deeper but fared no better. He should have got a goal with one of his two efforts that came either side of the break.

Substitutions

  • Claudio Marchisio
    7
    11
    2.00

    Claudio Marchisio

    Replaced Marrone in the 70th minute and missed a golden opportunity to take the tie to extra time but hit the ball wide of an open goal.

  • Andrea Pirlo
    13
    3
    3.00

    Andrea Pirlo

    Came on for Padoin in the 68th minute but did not quite have the desired impact. His range of passing did stretch the Lazio defence, but it was not game changing.

  • Fabio Quagliarella
    7
    7
    3.00

    Fabio Quagliarella

    Added another dimension to the attack after replacing Giaccherini with 15 minutes remaining but could not trouble Marchetti.

Results
 
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3 1
Gervinho Gervinho
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Roma
3 0
José Callejón José Callejón
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3 0
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Novara
3 0
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