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Friday October 16 2020
Inzaghi 'wanted to keep' Keita and Candreva

Simone Inzaghi said he wanted to keep both Keita Balde and Antonio Candreva at Lazio and believes the Aquile must ‘play a great match’ to beat Sampdoria.

The Biancocelesti struggle with a long injury list as they return to action against Sampdoria at the Marassi tomorrow.

“We have some defections and some players who are not at their best,” Inzaghi said at a press conference.

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Thursday October 15 2020
Hoedt: 'Mistake to leave Lazio'

Wesley Hoedt admits he ‘made a mistake leaving Lazio’ for Southampton and jumped at the chance when Simone Inzaghi asked him to return.

The defender already played at the Stadio Olimpico from 2015-17 before his move to Southampton.

“When the coach called me a few weeks ago, we talked about various things,” said Hoedt in his press conference.

“Inzaghi was very important in my decision and he asked me to come back here. I know there are going to be doubts around me, but I’ll give my all for this jersey and these fans.

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Wednesday October 14 2020
Report: Lotito wants Allegri at Lazio

Lazio patron Claudio Lotito reportedly considers offering Massimiliano Allegri a return to Serie A, as coach Simone Inzaghi keeps postponing the contract talks.

The Aquile President has, according to Il Messaggero, started looking at the possible options, since Inzaghi has yet to reach an agreement with the club.

The newspaper reports Lotito offered Inzaghi a new three-year contract with the Biancocelesti, but the former striker, who has helped Lazio back to the Champions League, keeps postponing his decision.

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Sunday October 11 2020
Inzaghi: 'Serie A can't stop'

Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi has stressed ‘the championship can’t be stopped’ for the second time due to coronavirus.

The 20 Serie A sides returned from lockdown in June to finish the campaign and restarted the new season in September.

But daily new cases continue to emerge in Italian football and keep creating problems for the fixture list.

“We knew that the COVID problem would come back with the autumn,” Inzaghi said, according to Tuttomercatoweb. “Now we are more ready and attentive to the precautions.

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Saturday October 10 2020
Pippo and Simone Inzaghi on brotherly careers

Pippo and Simone Inzaghi discuss what it’s like to be brothers who both made it to Serie A, the Italy squad and now face off in the top flight as coaches.

The pair were interviewed together at the Festival dello Sport event, organised by La Gazzetta dello Sport, and looked back over their many years of parallel lives.

“I am very fortunate, as I had a brother who set the example for me, not just on the pitch,” said Lazio coach Simone.

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Sunday October 4 2020
S Inzaghi: 'Vidal sneakier than Immobile'

Simone Inzaghi insists injury-hit Lazio had ‘a great game’ in the 1-1 draw with Inter, but Arturo Vidal is ‘evidently much sneakier’ than Ciro Immobile.

It was a bitter and ill-tempered encounter at the Olimpico with two red cards, arguably prompted by provocation and play-acting, as Immobile and Stefano Sensi were sent off.

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Saturday October 3 2020
S Inzaghi: 'Perfect Lazio with Inter'

Simone Inzaghi admits Lazio need ‘the perfect performance’ against Scudetto favourites Inter tomorrow, with greater concentration than with Atalanta.

It kicks off on Sunday at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“We are still at the start of this season and yet already have two head-to-head clashes,” said Inzaghi in his press conference.

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Wednesday September 30 2020
Lazio and Atalanta, the best of enemies

If these sides were the great entertainers of Serie A last season, then Atalanta showed Giancarlo Rinaldi they’ve still got the upper hand over Lazio.

This town ain’t big enough for the both of us, they used to say in the Wild West. And in the Serie A saloon, it would appear, there is a similar simmering animosity between two contenders to be the most attacking and entertaining side in the division. Their latest showdown saw Atalanta send Lazio scampering off into the sunset in some style.

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Wednesday September 30 2020
Inzaghi: 'Not a fair reflection of Lazio'

Simone Inzaghi maintains the 4-1 result was ‘not a fair reflection’ of Lazio’s performance against Atalanta. ‘I am sure we’ll have a good season.’

Papu Gomez scored twice, with Hans Hateboer and Robin Gosens also on target, while Felipe Caicedo got a mere consolation for the Aquile at the Stadio Olimpico.

“The lads played their game, we just failed to step up in the decisive moments of the match,” Inzaghi told Sky Sport Italia.

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Wednesday September 30 2020
Lazio still lacking valid options

The Scudetto run crumbled due to a lack of strength in depth, so Lee Bushe explains why Lazio fans fear a similar outcome in Serie A and the Champions League this season.

Not for the first time, Lazio supporters voiced their discontent with Claudio Lotito’s running of the club. Displaying a banner over a bridge in Rome, they did not hold back, accusing the club of making “false promises” towards them and complaining about the “usual havoc” in the transfer window.

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