Italian Serie A
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Lazio 1-4 Roma

Stephan El Shaarawy heads a goal
Stephan El Shaarawy scored his sixth goal in nine Serie A games since joining Roma on loan from Monaco

Lazio sacked coach Stefano Pioli after a comprehensive 4-1 defeat to second-placed Roma in the Rome derby.

Thousands of fans boycotted the match at the Stadio Olimpico over increased security measures as Roma extended their unbeaten league run to 10 games.

Stephan El Shaarawy headed Roma in front with Edin Dzeko making it 2-0.

Lazio got one back through Marco Parolo but Roma struck late through Alessandro Florenzi and Diego Perotti before Lazio defender Wesley Hoedt was sent off.

Relive all the action from the Rome derby here

Francesco Totti
Veteran Roma striker Francesco Totti, 39, did not come off the bench and may not now add to his record 41 derby appearances
Stefano Pioli
Stefano Pioli led Lazio to third place in Serie A last season

Roma tightened their grip on a Champions League qualification place and closed the gap on second-placed Lazio to four points as they completed the double over their biggest rivals.

Lazio have now won just one of their last six league games to remain eighth in the table and on Sunday evening announced the departure of Pioli, 50, who had been in charge since July, 2015.

Roma dominated the first half but went 2-0 up against the run of play when substitute Dzeko tapped in their second, 19 minutes after the break.

Parolo's close-range finish gave Lazio hope of a fight-back but fine strikes from Florenzi and Perotti within the space of four minutes kept Roma's run going with Hoedt collecting a second yellow card for a rash challenge in stoppage time.

Empty seats at Stadio Olimpico
The Rome derby was played in front of thousands of empty seats in the 70,000-capacity Stadio Olimpico following a supporter boycott

Nine-man Inter beaten

Andrea Belotti scores a penalty
Torino won away for the fourth time this season and for the second season running at Inter

Inter Milan suffered their first home defeat since mid-January after having two players sent off in a 2-1 loss to Torino.

Roberto Mancini's side looked to be in control when they led at half time through a Mauro Icardi penalty.

But Cristian Molinaro equalised before Miranda was sent off for a second yellow card after 57 minutes.

Yuto Nagatomo was then harshly dismissed for tripping Andrea Belotti and conceding a controversial penalty, which Belotti converted 17 minutes from time as Torino won for the second time in 12 league games.

Inter's chances of Champions League qualification now look remote but they remain five points clear of AC Milan in fifth place after Milan lost 2-1 at Atalanta.

On-loan Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli came on as a second-half substitute for Milan but could not stop Atalanta winning for the second game in a row following a 14-match winless run.

Line-ups

Lazio

Formation 4-3-3

  • 22Marchetti
  • 4Gabarrón GilBooked at 24mins
  • 13Bisevac
  • 2HoedtBooked at 90mins
  • 5Braafheid
  • 32CataldiBooked at 69minsSubstituted forDjordjevicat 84'minutes
  • 20BigliaBooked at 37mins
  • 16Parolo
  • 87CandrevaBooked at 26minsSubstituted forKeitaat 56'minutes
  • 17MatriSubstituted forKloseat 56'minutes
  • 10Felipe Anderson

Substitutes

  • 6Mauri
  • 9Djordjevic
  • 11Klose
  • 14Keita
  • 18Gentiletti
  • 23Onazi
  • 33Dos Santos Nascimento
  • 55Guerrieri
  • 66Matosevic

Roma

Formation 4-3-3

  • 25Szczesny
  • 24Florenzi
  • 44Manolas
  • 2RüdigerBooked at 56mins
  • 3Digne
  • 15Pjanic
  • 20Keita
  • 4NainggolanBooked at 41minsSubstituted forFalqueat 71'minutes
  • 11SalahSubstituted forZukanovicat 81'minutes
  • 8Perotti
  • 22El ShaarawySubstituted forDzekoat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Castan da Silva
  • 6Strootman
  • 9Dzeko
  • 10Totti
  • 13Sisenando
  • 14Falque
  • 16De Rossi
  • 26De Sanctis
  • 33Emerson
  • 35Torosidis
  • 48Ucan
  • 87Zukanovic
Referee:
Luca Banti
Attendance:
29,922

Match Stats

Home TeamLazioAway TeamRoma
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home18
Away17
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home10
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Lazio 1, Roma 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Lazio 1, Roma 4.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Diego Perotti (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Miralem Pjanic.

  4. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Wesley Hoedt (Lazio) for a bad foul.

  5. Post update

    Alessandro Florenzi (Roma) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Wesley Hoedt (Lazio).

  7. Post update

    Iago Falque (Roma) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Lucas Biglia (Lazio).

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Patric (Lazio) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Keita.

  10. Post update

    Miralem Pjanic (Roma) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Lucas Biglia (Lazio).

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Lazio 1, Roma 4. Diego Perotti (Roma) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

  13. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Edin Dzeko (Roma) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Iago Falque with a cross.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Marco Parolo (Lazio) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Lucas Biglia with a cross following a corner.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Lazio. Conceded by Kostas Manolas.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Lazio. Conceded by Alessandro Florenzi.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Lazio. Filip Djordjevic replaces Danilo Cataldi.

  18. Goal!

    Goal! Lazio 1, Roma 3. Alessandro Florenzi (Roma) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner following a corner.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Roma. Conceded by Milan Bisevac.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Roma. Ervin Zukanovic replaces Mohamed Salah.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 3rd April 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Juventus31234456164073
2Napoli31207463273667
3Roma31189466323463
4Fiorentina31168751331856
5Inter Milan31167841301155
6AC Milan31131084133849
7Sassuolo31121274034648
8Lazio31119113942-342
9Chievo31118123740-341
10Genoa31107143637-137
11Bologna30106143035-536
12Torino3199133943-436
13Atalanta3199133036-636
14Empoli3199133443-936
15Udinese3197152946-1734
16Sampdoria3189144449-533
17Carpi31610152949-2028
18Palermo3177172954-2528
19Frosinone3176182959-3027
20Hellas Verona30213152651-2519
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