Sergej Milinkovic-Savic explained the Lazio comeback to beat Sampdoria where all others had failed. “We didn’t come here for the draw.”
Lazio turned it all around to win 2-1 in the final 10 minutes, ending Sampdoria’s perfect home record with inspirational Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
Sampdoria director Carlo Osti assured no stars will be sold in January, although “there will certainly be offers,” including for Dawid Kownacki.
Sampdoria midfielder Dennis Praet trusts tonight’s clash with Lazio “should be fun, as we are strong at home and they have a great away record.”
Lazio defender Luiz Felipe wants his teammates to shake off last week’s controversy and “be more concentrated” against Sampdoria.
Sampdoria and Lazio go head-to-head for European places tonight, as strong travellers challenge the perfect home record.
Join us for build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, including Gennaro Gattuso’s debut in Benevento-Milan, Inter-Chievo and Sampdoria-Lazio.
Stefano Pioli praised Fiorentina’s intensity against Sassuolo and joked his departure “brought good luck” to Inter and Lazio.
Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo concedes Lazio “have become an even stronger team than I expected” this season.
Simone Inzaghi maintains Lazio “were damaged by refereeing decisions” and VAR in their last two games, but must increase intensity against Sampdoria.
The dates and times for the Coppa Italia last-16 ties have been confirmed to start on December 12.
Daniele Orsato has been announced as the referee for tomorrow’s Napoli-Juventus game.
Serie B outfit Cittadella earned a shock 2-0 victory away to SPAL, sending them through to the Coppa Italia Round of 16 against Lazio.
Torino Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic admits “a part of me is dead” as he can no longer take free-kicks.
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly believes anti-Neapolitan chants “enter into the definition of racism”.
Luis Nani will be out of action for three to four weeks with a thigh strain, confirmed Lazio medical staff.
Stefano Pioli felt Fiorentina fully deserved their 1-1 draw away to Lazio. “For the performance, we didn’t deserve to lose.”
Simone Inzaghi was livid after Fiorentina held Lazio with a last-gasp penalty. “I’ve seen it 20 times and don’t understand how it was given.”
Khouma Babacar felt Fiorentina “could’ve even won” after his last-gasp penalty to draw 1-1 with Lazio. “It’s the right result.”
Stefan de Vrij thought he’d done enough for Lazio, but Khouma Babacar’s penalty awarded via VAR deep into stoppages gave Fiorentina a point.