Italian Serie A
Lazio0Napoli2

Lazio 0-2 Napoli

Lazio v Napoli
Play was suspended for about three minutes after home fans aimed racist abuse at Napoli centre back Kalidou Koulibaly

Napoli remain two points clear at the top of Serie A after beating Lazio in a game suspended due to racist chanting.

Play was stopped for about three minutes in the second half after home fans aimed racist abuse at Napoli's Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly.

Referee Massimiliano Irrati opted to play on after consulting with players, coaches and officials.

Two first-half goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Jose Callejon ensured Napoli remain ahead of Juventus.

"I would not have stopped the match," said Lazio manager Stefano Pioli. "It was chanting from the minority, but I don't think they were racist."

In 2013, AC Milan players Kevin-Prince Boateng and Mario Balotelli were the victims of offensive chanting in two separate matches.

Elsewhere on Wednesday, Juventus secured their 13th consecutive league win with a 1-0 home victory over Genoa.

Juan Cuadrado scored the only goal of the game.

Line-ups

Lazio

  • 22Marchetti
  • 8Basta
  • 33Dos Santos NascimentoBooked at 73mins
  • 2HoedtBooked at 56mins
  • 29Konko
  • 16Parolo
  • 23Onazi
  • 19LulicBooked at 38mins
  • 87CandrevaSubstituted forBalde Diaoat 39'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 11KloseSubstituted forMauriat 70'minutes
  • 10Pereira GomesSubstituted forDjordjevicat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Gabarrón Gil
  • 6Mauri
  • 9Djordjevic
  • 14Balde Diao
  • 18Gentiletti
  • 55Guerrieri
  • 96Murgia
  • 99Berisha

Napoli

  • 25Reina
  • 11Maggio
  • 33Albiol
  • 26KoulibalyBooked at 87mins
  • 3Strinic
  • 19López Silva
  • 8Frello FilhoBooked at 90mins
  • 17HamsikSubstituted forChalobahat 89'minutes
  • 7Callejón
  • 9HiguaínSubstituted forGabbiadiniat 71'minutes
  • 24InsigneSubstituted forMertensat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Barbosa
  • 6Valdifiori
  • 14Mertens
  • 18Regini
  • 21Chiriches
  • 22Vasconcellos Ferreira
  • 23Gabbiadini
  • 31Ghoulam
  • 77El Kaddouri
  • 94Chalobah
  • 96Luperto
Referee:
Massimiliano Irrati
Attendance:
20,189

Match Stats

Home TeamLazioAway TeamNapoli
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home8
Away11
Shots on Target
Home0
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home17
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Lazio 0, Napoli 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lazio 0, Napoli 2.

Foul by David López (Napoli).

Marco Parolo (Lazio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Filip Djordjevic (Lazio) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Booking

Keita (Lazio) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Dries Mertens (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Keita (Lazio).

Attempt saved. José Callejón (Napoli) right footed shot from more than 40 yards on the right wing is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Manolo Gabbiadini.

Booking

Jorginho (Napoli) is shown the yellow card.

Christian Maggio (Napoli) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Senad Lulic (Lazio).

Manolo Gabbiadini (Napoli) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Mauricio (Lazio).

Substitution

Substitution, Napoli. Nathaniel Chalobah replaces Marek Hamsik.

Offside, Lazio. Stefano Mauri tries a through ball, but Mauricio is caught offside.

Corner, Lazio. Conceded by Raúl Albiol.

Attempt blocked. Wesley Hoedt (Lazio) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Filip Djordjevic with a headed pass.

Substitution

Substitution, Lazio. Filip Djordjevic replaces Felipe Anderson.

Booking

Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli).

Keita (Lazio) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Offside, Napoli. Jorginho tries a through ball, but Manolo Gabbiadini is caught offside.

Foul by Christian Maggio (Napoli).

Felipe Anderson (Lazio) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli).

Keita (Lazio) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Napoli. Conceded by Ogenyi Onazi.

Attempt blocked. David López (Napoli) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Christian Maggio.

Foul by Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli).

Stefano Mauri (Lazio) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Dries Mertens (Napoli) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by José Callejón.

Corner, Lazio. Conceded by José Callejón.

Corner, Lazio. Conceded by Raúl Albiol.

Foul by David López (Napoli).

Senad Lulic (Lazio) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Mauricio (Lazio) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Felipe Anderson with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Lazio. Conceded by Raúl Albiol.

Attempt missed. Dries Mertens (Napoli) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right from a direct free kick.

Booking

Mauricio (Lazio) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 3rd February 2016

  • LazioLazio0NapoliNapoli2
  • FrosinoneFrosinone1BolognaBologna0
  • EmpoliEmpoli1UdineseUdinese1
  • FiorentinaFiorentina2CarpiCarpi1
  • Inter MilanInter Milan1ChievoChievo0
  • JuventusJuventus1GenoaGenoa0
  • PalermoPalermo0AC MilanAC Milan2
  • SampdoriaSampdoria2TorinoTorino2
  • Hellas VeronaHellas Verona2AtalantaAtalanta1

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Napoli23165252193353
2Juventus23163443152851
3Fiorentina23143641221945
4Inter Milan23135527171044
5Roma23118442251741
6AC Milan2311663425939
7Sassuolo238962626033
8Empoli239682932-333
9Lazio239592932-332
10Bologna2392122730-329
11Torino237792930-128
12Chievo2376102731-427
13Atalanta2376102327-427
14Udinese2375112036-1626
15Palermo2374122437-1325
16Genoa2366112428-424
17Sampdoria2366113541-624
18Carpi2347122239-1719
19Frosinone2354142448-2419
20Hellas Verona23111111634-1814
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