Wednesday November 16 2011
Lazio lose Dias for Napoli

Lazio will be without defender Andre Dias for Saturday’s clash with Napoli, confirmed medical staff.

The Brazilian had hoped to recover from a thigh strain in time for this weekend’s trip to the San Paolo.

“Today we performed tests on Dias and saw an improvement in general, but prudence is crucial in these situations, so we do not feel ready to give the all-clear for Napoli,” Doctor Stefano Lovati told Lazio Style Radio.

“The affected muscle is in a particularly delicate area that is needed when pushing, so it is advisable to continue resting the player, although we have faith he can be ready against Juventus.”

Tommaso Rocchi skipped training after coming down with flu symptoms.

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