In the traditionally fierce Roman derby, Lazio defeated Roma. The match of the 6th round of the Italian Serie A ended with the celebration of Lazio triumphing 3-2. So, among other Serie A football news, Lazio and Roma played a Rome thriller, which the hosts ended up winning.
In this manner, Lazio finally registered a victory after suffering through four domestic matches in a row without a victory.
Serie A Football News – Lazio and Roma Played a Rome Thriller
Lazio took the lead in the 10th minute when Milinković-Savić concluded a smart strategic action with a header for 1-0.
The noise of Lazio’s fans did not subside, and a new Lazio counter-attack flashed. Pedro concluded it with a precise shot from the top of the penalty area to double Lazio’s lead by 2-0.
However, Roma did not give up. It was a game in which they flew in all directions and created many chances for a lot of goals.
And true to form, at the end of the first part, Roma reduced Lazio’s lead on them. After the corner, Ibanez scored a goal to make the tally 1-2.
Lazio returned two-plus goals in the 63rd minute when Immobile maneuvered a masterful dribble after a counter-attack. It was he who prepared everything for the scorer Felipe Anderson.
That goal didn’t knock down Roma either, whose players reduced it to 2-3 just six minutes later. Veretout surely realized the penalty kick.
Although the chances on both sides of the net lingered until the end, they no longer shook the net.
Lazio 3 – 2 Roma
Goals: 1 – 0 Milinković-Savić 10, 2 – 0 Pedro 19, 2 – 1 Ibanez 41, 3 – 1 Anderson 63
Bookings: Lucas Leiva, Cataldi; Patricio, Cristante, Vina, Mourinho, Veretout
Lazio: Reina, Hysaj, Acerbi, Luiz Felipe, Marusic, Alberto, Lucas Leiva, Milinkovic-Savic, Anderson, Immobile, Pedro
Substitutions: Akpa Akpro, Muriqi, Cataldi
Roma: Patricio, Karsdorp, Mancini, Ibanez, Vina, Cristante, Veretout, Zaniolo, Mkhitaryan, El Shaarawy, Abraham
Substitutions: Shomurodov, Zalewski, Smalling, Perez