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Serie A Midweek Round-Up (Powered by @matthewdoyle95)

Serie A Midweek Round-Up: Lazio 0-2 Napoli Napoli claimed three vital points at the Stadio Olimpico with a 2-0 win over Lazio. The Partenopei started the match well and almost took the lead in the 6th minute when Lazio defender Basta misplaced pass was intercepted by Gonzalo Higuain but for once the inform argentine didn’t find the back of the net with Lazio keeper Marchetti stopping his low drive. Higuain did find the net in the 23rd minute though, Jorginho played a wonderfully lofted ball to Callejon who’s ball across the box was met by Higuain who’s initial shot was saved but the ball ricocheted off him into the net. Three minutes later Napoli had a second, Insigne showed excellent vision and technique to find Callejon in behind the Lazio defence and Callejon produced a stunning lob of the Lazio keeper to give the Partenopei a 2-0 lead. Lazio regrouped […]

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It’s a busy midweek in Serie A with 9 games taking place tonight that could have a massive effect at both ends of the table. Lazio vs Napoli: First we start at the Stadio Olimpico where Lazio host a Napoli side who sit in 1st place and are desperate to take another step towards ending the 26 year wait for a Scudetto. Lazio, however will be keen to extract revenge on Partenopei after the 5-0 thrashing in Naples. If Lazio are to get anything out of this game they will have to silence Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain who has been in frightening form in front of goal this season scoring 22 goals (the best in any of Europe’s top five leagues) in just 22 Serie A games. Lazio have been disappointing this season after finishing third in the league last season, The Rome based club are sitting in 8th this […]