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Serie A

  • November 14, 2010
  • • 11:30
  • • Stadio Olimpico, Roma
  • Referee: M. Bergonzi
  • • Attendance: 24487

Live Commentary

  • 90' + 3'
    The referee blows for time...Lazio seal a professional victory and head back to the top of the standings...Napoli go home with nothing but can have little complaints after coming up against a superior Aquile side.
  • 90' + 1'
    With just three minutes signalled for added time it looks like the visitors are heading for defeat..This would be a massive three points for Lazio who look set to return to the top of the standings.
  • 90'
    Yellow Card José Sosa
  • 89'
    Lavezzi comes crashing into Radu and goes straight into the book..The Romanian gets up off the turf and lets the Argentine know of his discontent.
  • 87'
    Cavani carries the ball forward and attempts to shoot from 20-yards...On the deck and an easy save for Muslera.
  • 86'
    SubstitutionSergio Floccari Javier Garrido
  • 85'
    Zarate knocks a 'rabona' into the box and finds Bresciano...The Australian goes down following a push by Zuniga...NO PENALTY...Incredible decision by the referee.
  • 83'
    The Aquile have got men back in numbers now as the look to soak up the pressure in the closing stages. Napoli are all guns forward in a bid to reopen the game.
  • 81'
    The visitors are still looking to attack but seem to have had the stuffing taken out of them...Lazio are extremely well setup at the back.
  • 79'
    SubstitutionMarek Hamsik Nicolao Dumitru
  • 79'
    Hernanes bursts down the right and looks to find Floccari inside the box..The pass lacks precision and De Sanctis intervenes.
  • 77'
    Zarate plays a one-two with Floccari on the edge of the box and then turns to shoot...The ball comes off the head of Cannavaro and rattles the crossbar..Another great chance for Lazio!
  • 75'
    Hernanes skips over the ball in the middle of the park and sends his marker around the block with some wonderful dummies...Zuniga eventually comes in to steal possession and get the visitors moving again.
  • 74'
    SubstitutionStefano Mauri Mark Bresciano
  • 73'
    Floccari robs Zuniga of possession and then draws a foul on the flank...The Aquile win a free kick and a chance to flood the box.
  • 71'
    Vitale knocks a clever ball into the box which Cavani heads on...Wide of the mark.
  • 70'
    Yellow Card Hugo Campagnaro
  • 69'
    Zarate turns Campagnaro on the halfway line and again draws a foul from the stopper.
  • 67'
    Zarate picks up a loose ball inside the Napoli third...The hitman runs at Campagnaro and drills a great attempt towards the far post...Great save by De Sanctis who palms out for a corner!!
  • 65'
    Cavani whips the shot over the bar but his attempt finishes wide of the mark...No problem for Muslera.
  • 63'
    SubstitutionGianluca Grava José Sosa
  • 63'
    Matuzalem downs a speedy Sosa on the edge of the box...Napoli have a chance to shoot from a dangerous position.
  • 61'
    Assist Mauro Zárate
  • 61'
    Goal Sergio Floccari
    Hernanes feeds Zarate inside the box and the Argentine immediately cuts square to Floccari...Goooooooooooooooooooooooooooool...Lazio have doubled their lead in spectacular fashion.
  • 58'
    Hernanes takes out Grava and Napoli win a free kick in the middle of the park.
  • 56'
    Yellow Card Gianluca Grava
  • 56'
    Zarate bursts forward on the break following a Napoli free kick...Grava comes sliding in and takes out the Argentine...Yellow card for the Azzurri stopper.
  • 55'
    SubstitutionChristian Maggio Camilo Zúñiga
  • 54'
    Napoli are desperate to get on the ball but Lazio are maintaining possession well...Floccari nears the box and looks to shoot...Over the bar.
  • 52'
    Yellow Card Andrè Dias
  • 45' + 7'
    Grava looks to spread play wide to Cavani but the pass lacks precision...Lazio win a throw from deep.
  • 45' + 5'
    Hernanes skips his man on the edge of the box and lays off to Ledesma...The Argentine shoots..Wide of the mark but a great move by Lazio.
  • 45' + 3'
    Lichtsteiner pushes forward down the right and nears the box...The no.2 then finds space to shoot...Just wide.
  • 45' + 3'
    Bergonzi blows for time as Lazio head in at the break with their noses in front.
  • 45' + 2'
    The Aquile are keeping hold of possession with the clock ticking down.
  • 45' + 1'
    We're back out for the second period..Floccari sends Zarate forward but the flag is up on the far side.
  • 45'
    The referee signals three minutes for added time as the Azzurri continue to push forward...Vitale makes space down the left and forces a throw off Lichtsteiner.
  • 43'
    Campagnaro again comes clattering into Mauri and Lazio win another free kick in the middle of the park and time to breath...The visitors are looking determined but can't seem to keep the ball at the moment.
  • 41'
    Lazio are again coming under fire as Mauri is downed in the middle of the park...Free kick.
  • 39'
    SubstitutionCristian Brocchi Matuzalem
  • 37'
    Campagnaro shoots from range...Easy for Biava who clears on first attempt.
  • 35'
    The Partenopei push forward and pummel the box with crosses...Lazio get men back in numbers and Brocchi eventually clears the danger on the edge of the box.
  • 33'
    Floccari finds Zarate who cuts into the box from the left...The Argentine turns and shoots but with little pace the ball finishes in the hands of De Sanctis.
  • 31'
    Mauri threads Floccari into the box...Campagnaro makes a decisive challenge and brings down the hitman...NO PENALTY...Great work from the defender.
  • 29'
    Lavezzi knocks a ball over the top into the box...Maggio looks to get a foot on the end of it but the flag is up on the far side.
  • 27'
    The visitors are pushing forward once more looking to get back level...Lavezzi turns two men on the edge of the box and then whips a curling shot forward...Off the bar!!!
  • 25'
    Campagnaro crosses from the right but Brocchi blocks...Napoli corner.
  • 23'
    Radu pushes down the left and finds Zarate...The hitman looks to cross but is cut out by Grava.
  • 21'
    Vitale pushes forward down the left and looks to cross...Far to close to goal and the ball finishes out past the near post.
  • 19'
    Zarate beats his marker down the left and cuts a ball into the box...Cannavaro takes no chances and puts out for a corner.
  • 17'
    The volume has increased inside the Stadium as the fans show their appreciation following the goal...The Aquile are back in possession and looking for another route forward.
  • 15'
    Assist Stefano Mauri
  • 15'
    Goal Mauro Zárate
    Mauri floats a pinpoint ball over the top to Zarate...'Maurito' holds off a challenge from Cannavaro and then fires a rocket into the bottom corner...GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL....Lazio have the lead and the real ZarateKid has finally returned.
  • 14'
    Hernanes finds Lichtsteiner down the right...The Swiss international whips the cross in but there is nobody there to fire home...Good chance for Lazio.
  • 12'
    Vitale picks up a loose ball on the edge of the box and shoots from range!! Wide of the mark.
  • 10'
    Floccari heads down to Zarate just outside the box...Vitale makes a quick recovery and robs the Argentine of possession just as he looks to shoot.
  • 8'
    The visitors are coming out of their shells now and looking threatening in attack...Lavezzi goes close as he turns Dias and fires a shot on the deck from distance...Saved by Muslera.
  • 6'
    Zarate whips in a decent cross from deep...Mauri strikes it on the volley by Cannavaro clears inside the box.
  • 4'
    Mauri plays a great ball forward to Zarate who is downed by Cannavaro...Lazio free kick.
  • 2'
    We're underway at the Olimpico...Lazio are on the attack kicking towards the Curva Sud.
  • Hernanes draws a foul from Yebda and gains some breathing space for the Aquile down the right.
  • Edy Reja will be hoping the Aquile can bounce back against his former side...The Partenopei also have the chance to move top in the standings should they seal victory this afternoon.
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