Stefano Mauri sniped at the media after Lazio soared into second place. “Do you think they might start talking about us now?”
The Biancocelesti are the closest contenders to leaders Juventus, sitting eight points off the top of the table, but have rarely been mentioned as Scudetto contenders.
“It’s not easy to get three points away from home in a difficult arena to overtake Inter into second place,” wrote Mauri on his official website after the 1-0 win at Sampdoria. 
“A great Lazio performance. Do you think they might start talking about us now? Maybe...
“Wishing you all a Merry Christmas from the heart, we’ll see each other again in 2013.”
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