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Serie A

  • February 6, 2011
  • • 14:00
  • • Stadio Olimpico, Roma
  • Referee: L. Baracani
  • • Attendance: 20000

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 3'
    The whistle blows for FULLTIME...Chievo come away with a point and remain a banana skin for Lazio who have only beaten the Flying Donkeys once at the Stadio Olimpico.
  • 90' + 2'
    Bresciano whips in a corner from the left but Sorrentino punches clear.
  • 90'
    The fourth official signals three minutes for added time.
  • 88'
    Lichtsteiner breaks down the right with a wonderful run and knocks a cross to the back post...Sculli heads it on but the effort finishes over the bar.
  • 87'
    Yellow Card Gelson Fernandes
  • 86'
    Mauri breaks into the box and looks to square for Kozak...The cross is imprecise and easily cut out by Cesar.
  • 84'
    Yellow Card Nico Pulzetti
  • 84'
    Bresciano is brought down once again and Pulzetti earns himself a yellow for his troubles.
  • 83'
    Yellow Card Andrea Mantovani
  • 82'
    Bresciano whips a free kick into the box from deep into the path of Kozak...Mantovani heads clear for the visitors.
  • 80'
    Kozak loses out to Fernandes in the far corner and Lazio look to be struggling now as Chievo bring down the tempo of the game.
  • 78'
    Sculli plays a great ball through to Mauri who is bundled over on the edge of the box...No free kick...The Lazio captain is outraged by the referee's decision who failed to see the challenge of Mantovani.
  • 77'
    SubstitutionMauro Zárate Stefano Mauri
  • 76'
    Scaloni lays off to Bresciano again free to shot from 25 yards...The former Palermo man drives wildly over the bar to the fury of the Olimpico faithful.
  • 74'
    Sculli and Bresciano combine inside the visitors third...The Australian attempts a wild shot from distance but his effort is blocked.
  • 72'
    SubstitutionGennaro Sardo Santiago Morero
  • 72'
    Jokic breaks down the left and plays a cross into the box...Easy take for Muslera at the near post.
  • 70'
    Bresciano lays off to Sculli inside the box but the former Genoa man takes a poor strike and sprays wide.
  • 68'
    SubstitutionHernanes Giuseppe Sculli
  • 68'
    Lazio are introducing Giuseppe Sculli in place of Hernanes...The Aquile will now play with a trident attack consisting of Sculli-Kozak-Zarate, as they look to find the lead again.
  • 66'
    The Biancocelesti are struggling a little now as the visitors pressure starts to take its toll...Chievo have come out very determined in this second period.
  • 64'
    Assist M. Bogliacino
  • 64'
    Goal Bostjan Cesar
  • 64'
    Chievo take a corner form the right and Frey stabs it home at the back post...GOAL!...The visitors are back level.
  • 62'
    SubstitutionRoberto Guana Nico Pulzetti
  • 62'
    Hernanes skips past Pulzetti and earns a free kick not far from the box.
  • 60'
    The visitors are pressing much harder now as they forced the Aquile into rushing their passes.
  • 59'
    Yellow Card Libor Kozák
  • 58'
    Chievo look to hit forward on the break but Sardo takes an awful touch and loses possession in the far right corner of the field.
  • 56'
    Hernanes finds Lichtsteiner down the right and the Swiss international does excellently to get the cross into the box..Chievo are forced to clear for a corner.
  • 54'
    The Aquile are finding their feet and are looking dangerous between the lines.
  • 52'
    Kozak breaks into the box and beats Cesar to the ball...The defender goes to ground and the referee blow in favour of the stopper.
  • 50'
    Scaloni loses possession to Sardo in the corner and the Chievo winger whips a great ball into the box...There is nobody present to stab it home however and the chance goes begging.
  • 48'
    The Aquile are in possession pushing forward in search of a second goal.
  • 46'
    SubstitutionDavide Moscardelli Cyril Thereau
  • 45'
    The sides are back on the field for the second half.
  • 45' + 3'
    Goal Hernanes
  • 45' + 3'
    What a strike that was by Hernanes. "It has been a difficult game so far. The opposition are very tight with their marking but we are very happy to have found the lead before the break." declared the Brazilian hitman to SkySport as he headed into the tunnel.
  • 45' + 2'
    Hernanes strikes a free kick from distance....Goooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool....Lazio have the lead in spectacular fashion.
  • 45' + 1'
    The fourth official has signalled two minutes for added time as Lazio continue to attack.
  • 45'
    Yellow Card Davide Moscardelli
  • 44'
    Kozak looks to use his strength and drag the ball into the box...Fernandes makes a strong challenge to clear the danger.
  • 42'
    Kozak knocks down to Hernanes who tries a first time pass to Bresciano in the box...Cleared by Guana.
  • 40'
    Zarate whips in a corner from the right and Dias makes a great headed contact...Fernandes clears off the line with a well placed header!!!
  • 38'
    Zarate dribbles towards the box from the right and strikes a low drive in the direction of the near post...Saved by Sorrentino...Great chance for Lazio.
  • 36'
    The visitors are enjoying the better of the possession now as the Aquile struggle to get back onto the ball.
  • 34'
    Yellow Card Giuseppe Biava
  • 34'
    Pellissier strikes low and hard from distance but Fernando Muslera makes a clean save on the deck.
  • 32'
    Pellissier breaks through the Lazio defence and is downed by Biava on his way to the box...The Aquile stopper earns a yellow card.
  • 30'
    Lazio have found their groove again and are getting men forward in numbers..Bresciano looks to find Zarate in the box but the Argentine is quickly dispossessed.
  • 28'
    Kozak breaks into the box and fires a powerful drive goalbound...Sorrentino manages to save with a strong block and his near post.
  • 26'
    Stefano Pioli's men are pushing forward with intent now...Sardo whips in a cross from the right and Brocchi is forced to intervene with Jokic looming.
  • 24'
    The game is becoming rather stop-start now as both sides continue to concede free kicks in the middle of the park.
  • 22'
    Jokic comes crashing into Lichtsteiner in the air and the referee is forced to step in to stop the Swiss international from retaliating...Lazio free kick.
  • 20'
    The visitors push forward as Sardo attempts a drive from distance...Wide of the mark.
  • 19'
    SubstitutionStefan Radu Lionel Scaloni
  • 18'
    Stefan Radu is being forced off on a stretcher after picking up a nasty twist on his right knee...The Romanian looks in pain and will be replaced by Lionel Scaloni.
  • 16'
    Zarate whips in a low cross from the right but Bogliacino takes no chances and concedes the corner.
  • 14'
    Edy Reja's men have found their feet and are looking dangerous now...The home side have increased the tempo and are putting the Gialloblu under pressure.
  • 12'
    Bresciano robs possession inside the visitors third and immediately serves Kozak...The giant hitman rolls the ball towards the near post but Frey makes a brave clearance on the line...Great chance for Lazio!
  • 10'
    The home side are looking to use the flanks but are finding little joy...Zarate feeds Hernanes into the box but Chievo take no risks and concede the corner.
  • 8'
    Hernanes skips past his man inside the visitors third and attempts a wild shot from range...Over the bar.
  • 6'
    The Aquile are controlling play at the back but can't find any clear routes forward...The visitors are well organised in the middle.
  • 4'
    Pellissier looks to break through the Lazio defence but the flag is up on the far side...OFFSIDE.
  • 2'
    We're underway at the Olimpico with Lazio in possession kicking towards the Curva Sud.
  • Club mascot Olimpia has just completed the fly over around the stadium as the players prepare to enter the field of play.
  • The Biancocelesti will be looking to keep their Champions League ambitions alive but won't be underestimating the Flying Donkeys who arrive at the Olimpico off the back of an impressive win over Napoli.
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