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Friday October 25 2019
Lazio deja vu in Glasgow

Should we be surprised by Lazio’s collapse against Celtic? Vilizar Yakimov warns they’ve been doing this way too often and will probably do it again.

In case you were jumping through the channels last night and saw Lazio wasting another 1-0 lead in the Europa League, you probably thought you were watching a replay of the game against Cluj.

From a Lazio perspective, the game against Celtic was an exact copy of their defeat against the Romanian champions that came a few weeks ago. Just like with Cluj, the Biancocelesti took the lead in the first half at Celtic Park, but their intensity and concentration decreased drastically towards the end of the game, which allowed the hosts to complete an epic comeback.

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Thursday October 24 2019
Lennon: 'Lazio superior at times'

Celtic manager Neil Lennon confessed Lazio “were the superior team” for periods of the Europa League match. “That was a Champions League game tonight.”

Manuel Lazzari had put the visitors ahead, but after wasting numerous chances to kill off the game, they capitulated to late Ryan Christie and Christopher Jullien goals.

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Thursday October 24 2019
Inzaghi: 'Lazio deserved more'

Simone Inzaghi said “it’s difficult to swallow” the 2-1 defeat to Celtic. “Lazio certainly deserved a different result, but I believe we’ll go through” in the Europa League.

Just like the first match against Cluj, the Biancocelesti had taken the lead and looked relatively in control only to lose 2-1 in the final stages.

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Thursday October 24 2019
Lazzari: 'Lazio should've killed Celtic off'

Manuel Lazzari said Lazio are “downhearted, because it hurts to lose a game like this. We had the chances to kill Celtic off.”

The former SPAL winger had opened the scoring with a spectacular strike from a tight angle in at the near post, but once again the Aquile conceded late on to lose 2-1 in the Europa League.

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Thursday October 24 2019
EL: Lazio capitulate at Celtic Park

Lazio fumbled a Manuel Lazzari opener and wasted chances to consolidate their lead, falling apart in the second half yet again to lose 2-1 at Celtic Park.

Follow all the action as it happens and give your views on the LIVEBLOG.

Qualification is tricky now, as Celtic break away at the top on seven points, Cluj follow with six and Lazio have three, defeated already against both these teams on their travels.

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Thursday October 24 2019
Liveblog: Roma-Gladbach, Celtic-Lazio

Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the Europa League, as Roma host Borussia Monchengladbach and Lazio visit Celtic.

If you are on a mobile device or tablet, then follow the Liveblog HERE.

We begin at 17.55 UK time (16.55 GMT) at the Stadio Olimpico, where Roma push through an epic injury crisis to take on Borussia Monchengladbach.

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Thursday October 24 2019
Line-ups: Celtic v Lazio

Lazio rest Ciro Immobile, but start Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Joaquin Correa in the Europa League trip to Scottish champions Celtic.

It kicks off at Celtic Park in Glasgow at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT).

You can follow all the build-up and action as it happens from this game and Roma-Borussia Monchengladbach on the LIVEBLOG.

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Thursday October 24 2019
Probable line-ups: Celtic-Lazio

Lazio must do without Luis Alberto against Celtic in the Europa League this evening, while Ciro Immobile is expected to be rested.

Luis Alberto is struggling with a muscle strain, so veteran Marco Parolo should come into central midfield.

Up top, Felipe Caicedo should partner Joaquin Correa up top, with top goalscorer Immobile set for the bench.

Celtic, meanwhile, are without injured ex-Genoa midfielder Olivier Ntcham.

However, eyes will be on French hitman Odsonne Edouard, who has been linked with the Aquile recently. 

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Wednesday October 23 2019
Inzaghi: 'Celtic dangerous in Glasgow'

Simone Inzaghi believes Lazio ought to be excited at facing Celtic in front of 60,000 fans. “They are very dangerous on their own turf.”

The Europa League match kicks off on Thursday in Glasgow at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT).

“We showed a lot of character on Saturday to come back from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Atalanta, but it wasn’t the only time, as we also fought hard against Roma and Bologna,” said the coach in his press conference.

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Wednesday October 23 2019
Lennon: 'Celtic-Lazio like Champions'

Celtic manager Neil Lennon said hosting Lazio in the Europa League “is almost like a Champions League game with the size of the clubs and prestige these teams have.”

It kicks off on Thursday at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT) in Glasgow.

“We’re very excited and it’s a great game for all the fans and players,” said Lennon in his press conference.

“We’ve made a great start to the group, we’re playing well and are off the back of a great victory at the weekend.

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