LAZIO NEWS

Fiorentina crushed Bologna, Miroslav Klose’s brace revived Lazio, Sampdoria and Torino earned shock away wins in Udine and Verona, while last-gasp Atalanta held Genoa.
This could be Vladimir Petkovic’s last game on the Lazio bench and he has Miroslav Klose back from the start against Livorno.
Livorno haven’t won away to Lazio since 1943, but Coach Davide Nicola is sure “we can fight it out with anyone.”
Lazio starlet Keita Balde is reportedly dropped for today’s game with Livorno due to a disciplinary matter.
Vladimir Petkovic believes Lazio “realised what they are risking and going through” ahead of their game with Livorno.
After Murat Yakin said “no comment” to rumours of a link with Lazio, it’s reported the Basel Coach could join in January.
Basel boss Murat Yakin has refused to comment on rumours that he will take over at Lazio at the end of the season.
Fiorentina and Napoli will be top seeds in the Europa League draw, but Juventus and Lazio go into the second pot.
Vladimir Petkovic warns “all the negativity isn’t helping” Lazio, but he “expects more from the players.”
Lazio had chances, but their 0-0 draw with Trabzonspor sees them go through as runners-up in Europa League Group J.
Lazio have already qualified, but must beat Trabzonspor to win the Europa League group and end their crisis.
Miroslav Klose is back in the Lazio squad for Thursday’s Europa League match with Trabzonspor.
“I believe in this squad,” insisted under-fire Lazio Coach Vladimir Petkovic ahead of a showdown with Trabzonspor.
Reports in the Italian Press this afternoon suggest that Genoa could make a double move for Giuseppe Sculli and Stephan El Shaarawy next month.
There are still 22 Lazio fans being held in Polish prisons almost two weeks after a Europa League game against Legia Warsaw.
Lazio’s injury crisis increased with news Bruno Pereirinha is out for three weeks and Alvaro Gonzalez is still struggling.
Lazio director Igli Tare believes that having ‘B’ teams in the lower leagues of Italian football will be beneficial.
Lazio will reportedly consider handing control of the side to Simone Inzaghi if current boss Vladimir Petkovic is sacked.
Lazio face competition from Premier League club Everton for striker Alfred Finnbogason, according to reports.
Vladimir Petkovic could be replaced by Domenico Di Carlo at Lazio, reports in the Italian Press have claimed this evening.