Sunday January 29 2012
Reja blasts Lazio critics

Edy Reja has blasted Lazio’s “unjustified and gratuitous” critics in the media after crushing Chievo 3-0.

The Biancocelesti swept Chievo aside at the Stadio Bentegodi with a Miroslav Klose brace.

“I always read the newspapers, also as I’m so accustomed to being slammed,” said the Coach.

“Criticism is the bread and butter of football journalism, if it is constructive, but at times it is unjustified and gratuitous. In these cases, it is really bad for the sport.

“I hope this victory can calm the atmosphere around Lazio, recharge our batteries and boost our enthusiasm.”

The Biancocelesti have no reason to be downhearted despite their midweek Coppa Italia quarter-final exit at the hands of Milan, as they are clear in fourth place after over-taking Inter.