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Serie A

  • January 23, 2011
  • • 14:00
  • • Stadio Renato Dall'Ara, Bologna
  • Referee: G. Rocchi
  • • Attendance: 15000

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 4'
    The FULLTIME whistle blows as Bologna complete an important victory amidst financial troubles...Lazio drop down to third and will have a lot to think about after starting so well only to disappoint for the rest of the encounter.
  • 90' + 3'
    SubstitutionGaby Mudingayi Massimo Mutarelli
  • 90' + 2'
    The Aquile have really lost their way and risk conceding another here at the death.
  • 90'
    Yellow Card Cristian Brocchi
  • 90'
    Goal Marco Di Vaio
  • 90'
    Di Vaio again bursts through the Lazio defence following an error from Biava...The hitman then slides the ball past Muslera!!! 3-1 Bologna.
  • 88'
    The visitors are chasing shadows now as Bologna continue to push forward.
  • 87'
    Red Card H. Giménez
  • 87'
    SubstitutionG. Ramírez Riccardo Meggiorini
  • 86'
    Red Card Andrè Dias
  • 86'
    Dias is then handed a red card in a bizarre decision by the referee....Lazio are now down to ten men.
  • 84'
    Yellow Card Diego Barrios
  • 84'
    Yellow Card Andrè Dias
  • 83'
    Dias and Perez come to blows on the touchline. The pair earn a booking for their troubles.
  • 81'
    The Aquile are looking lost for ideas now with less than ten minutes left to play.
  • 79'
    Hernanes whips a cross in from the right but Bologna are well guarded at the back and there is no way through.
  • 78'
    Yellow Card Albin Ekdal
  • 77'
    SubstitutionLionel Scaloni Libor Kozák
  • 77'
    Hernanes strikes a free kick from 30 yards but can only fire wide...Lazio are running out of ideas.
  • 76'
    Yellow Card Giuseppe Biava
  • 75'
    Di Vaio runs at the LAzio defence and forces Biava into a foul...Bologna have a free kick on the edge of the box and the chance to close the game.
  • 74'
    SubstitutionFrancesco Della Rocca Federico Casarini
  • 73'
    Di Vaio bursts through on goal with the Lazio backline playing extremely high...The flag goes up on the near side to the fury of the home crowd.
  • 71'
    Floccari skips past a marker inside the box and looks to cut square to Zarate...Viviano comes to collect off his line.
  • 69'
    Di Vaio whips in a corner from the left but Dias again heads clear inside the box.
  • 67'
    The Aquile are leaving massive holes at the back now as they go all out for an equaliser...Bologna have the chance to make the most of the counter attack.
  • 65'
    Di Vaio makes the most of a Scaloni error and knocks a great ball to the far post...Muslera just gets his fingertips on it to put out for a corner.
  • 63'
    The home side are still looking comfortable despite the visitors increased possession...Lazio have taken to the long ball game now.
  • 61'
    The home side have closed things up at the back as Lazio now take hold of possession.
  • 59'
    Dias is downed in the middle of the park by Portanova..Lazio win a free kick to the fury of the home crowd.
  • 57'
    Floccari lays of to Mauri on the edge of the box who attempts an audacious overhead kick...Over the bar but not by much!
  • 55'
    The Aquile are attempting to push forward but lack conviction on the ball in the final third.
  • 53'
    SubstitutionCristian Ledesma Á. González
  • 53'
    Ekdal bursts down the left flank and is closely followed by Biava..The defender uses his experience and wins a goal kick.
  • 51'
    Yellow Card Daniele Portanova
  • 51'
    Ledesma is struggling a little and Reja looks ready to throw on 'Speedy' Gonzalez.
  • 49'
    Floccari is downed by Portanova and the wing back goes into the book.
  • 47'
    Lazio have upped the tempo in a bid to restore parity but are leaving gaping holes at the back.
  • 45'
    The sides are back out for the re-start.
  • 45' + 2'
    Floccari plays a great ball through to Zarate...The hitman shoots...Great save by Viviano...The Aquile should have levelled there!
  • 45'
    Di Vaio bursts forward into space but fouls Dias in the process...Lazio win a free kick at the back.
  • 43'
    Hernanes threads a great through to Mauri who is in on goal....The midfielder strikes wide but the flag goes up on the far side.
  • 41'
    The Aquile are pushing forward now in a bid to get back into the game following a passive 30 minutes.
  • 40'
    SubstitutionGiuseppe Sculli Mauro Zárate
  • 39'
    Assist Francesco Della Rocca
  • 39'
    Goal Marco Di Vaio
  • 39'
    Di Vaio bursts into the box and skips past Ledesma...Gooooooooooooooooooool...The ex Lazio man puts the home side in front.
  • 38'
    The Rossoblu are continuing to attack and are by far the better side out there...Lazio look in trouble.
  • 36'
    Assist Albin Ekdal
  • 36'
    Goal G. Ramírez
  • 36'
    Ekdal floats a wonderful ball over the top and Ramires bursts through...Goooooooooooooooooooooooooooool...What a hit to the far post..Bologna are level.
  • 34'
    Ekdal looks to control inside the Lazio box but Brocchi cuts in to save the Aquile just metres from goal.
  • 32'
    Radu cuts back to Hernanes inside the box...The Brazilian shimmies left and manages to shoot...Easy save for Viviano.
  • 31'
    Yellow Card Lionel Scaloni
  • 30'
    Scaloni comes sliding into Ekdal and earns the first booking of the game.
  • 28'
    Rubin whips in a testing ball from the left but Dias beats it away with a diving header.
  • 26'
    Reja is furious with his side on the bench and is demanding more concentration at the back...The Rossoblu are still looking dangerous going forward.
  • 24'
    Brocchi pushes forward down the right and crosses into the danger zone...Floccari makes a wonderful headed contact but Viviano beats it over the bar!
  • 22'
    Sculli clears at the back following a Bologna free kick...Lazio have again dropped deep as the home side take control in the midfield.
  • 20'
    The Biancocelesti have increased the level of their defensive line and are looking far more organised now.
  • 18'
    Mauri pushes down the left and serves Floccari...Britos comes into the hitman from behind and concedes a free kick.
  • 16'
    Ekdal cuts inside on the edge of the box and fires high over the bar...The home side are looking threatening as they continue to push forward.
  • 14'
    Di Vaio burst through the offside trap for a one-on-one chance against Muslera...The hitman shoots low but the glovesman blocks with a well placed leg.
  • 12'
    Lazio have finally taken a hold of possession once again and are playing the ball around at the back in a bid to calm the assault from the Rossoblu.
  • 10'
    The Aquile are struggling now as Bologna enjoy a series of shots from the edge of the box.
  • 8'
    The visitors have dropped deep as Bologna continue to flood the Lazio third.
  • 6'
    The visitors have started in the best possible manner but Bologna continue to attack.
  • 5'
    Assist Hernanes
  • 5'
    Goal Sergio Floccari
  • 4'
    Floccari plays a one-two with Hernanes on the edge of the box and is through on goal....The hitman nestles the ball into the back of the net...Goooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool...Lazio have the lead.
  • 3'
    The Rossoblu have started brightly and are getting men forward in numbers.
  • 1'
    We're underway in Bologna...Giuseppe Sculli is starting for the visitors alongside Hernanes.
  • The visitors will be hoping to reclaim second place with a win this afternoon. Bologna will look to put their financial difficulties behind them with a convincing performance in front of the Rossoblu faithful.
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