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Lazio 2-1 Inter Milan: Rome side beat Inter to boost title hopes

Lazio
Lazio have only won Serie A twice in their history - in 1974 and 2000

Lazio came from behind to beat Serie A title rivals Inter Milan and move one point behind Juventus.

Inter, who were looking to return to the top, led through Ashley Young's volley - his first goal since moving from Manchester United last month.

But Serie A top scorer Ciro Immobile levelled with a penalty after he was fouled by Stefan de Vrij.

And Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's low finish from 14 yards out gave Simeone Inzaghi's Lazio victory.

It was only a second league defeat this season since Antonio Conte took over at Inter - who ended with five 2019-20 signings from the Premier League on the pitch.

Things were looking bright when veteran English wing-back Young scored after Thomas Strakosha parried Antonio Candreva's shot.

But Immobile levelled with his 26th Serie A goal of the season and Milinkovic-Savic, who earlier hit the bar from 30 yards, settled the game.

Inter had a late goal correctly ruled out, Lautaro Martinez was offside when he headed in Young's cross.

Juventus took top spot earlier on Sunday with a 2-0 win over Brescia.

Line-ups

Lazio

  • 1Strakosha
  • 3Ramos MarchiBooked at 57mins
  • 33Acerbi
  • 26Radu
  • 77Marusic
  • 21Milinkovic-SavicBooked at 90mins
  • 6LeivaBooked at 51minsSubstituted forCataldiat 80'minutes
  • 10Romero Alconchel
  • 22Rodríguez MenéndezSubstituted forLazzariat 63'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 20CaicedoSubstituted forCorreaat 63'minutes
  • 17Immobile

Substitutes

  • 4Gabarrón Gil
  • 5J Lukaku
  • 8Anderson
  • 11Correa
  • 15Jacinto Quissanga
  • 16Parolo
  • 23Guerrieri
  • 24Proto
  • 28Pomilio Lima da Silva
  • 29Lazzari
  • 32Cataldi
  • 34Adekanye
  • 93Vavro

Inter Milan

  • 27Padelli
  • 2GodínBooked at 79minsSubstituted forSánchezat 86'minutes
  • 6de VrijBooked at 49mins
  • 37Skriniar
  • 87CandrevaSubstituted forMosesat 76'minutes
  • 8Vecino
  • 77BrozovicSubstituted forEriksenat 77'minutes
  • 23Barella
  • 15Young
  • 10Martínez
  • 9Lukaku

Substitutes

  • 1Handanovic
  • 7Sánchez
  • 11Moses
  • 13Ranocchia
  • 20Valero
  • 24Eriksen
  • 32Agoume
  • 33D'Ambrosio
  • 34Biraghi
  • 35Stankovic
  • 46Berni
  • 95Bastoni
Referee:
Gianluca Rocchi

Match Stats

Home TeamLazioAway TeamInter Milan
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home11
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home13
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Lazio 2, Inter Milan 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lazio 2, Inter Milan 1.

Booking

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Alexis Sánchez (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio).

Attempt blocked. Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Christian Eriksen.

Foul by Alexis Sánchez (Inter Milan).

Manuel Lazzari (Lazio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Manuel Lazzari (Lazio) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. Alexis Sánchez replaces Diego Godín.

Attempt missed. Luiz Felipe (Lazio) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Danilo Cataldi with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Lazio. Conceded by Daniele Padelli.

Attempt saved. Ciro Immobile (Lazio) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luis Alberto.

Nicolò Barella (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ciro Immobile (Lazio).

Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Luiz Felipe.

Substitution

Substitution, Lazio. Danilo Cataldi replaces Lucas Leiva.

Booking

Diego Godín (Inter Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Diego Godín (Inter Milan).

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

Offside, Inter Milan. Ashley Young tries a through ball, but Lautaro Martínez is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Christian Eriksen (Inter Milan) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Milan Skriniar.

Lautaro Martínez (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stefan Radu (Lazio).

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. Christian Eriksen replaces Marcelo Brozovic.

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. Victor Moses replaces Antonio Candreva.

Hand ball by Matías Vecino (Inter Milan).

Stefan Radu (Lazio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matías Vecino (Inter Milan).

Foul by Adam Marusic (Lazio).

Milan Skriniar (Inter Milan) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Lazio 2, Inter Milan 1. Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a corner.

Attempt blocked. Adam Marusic (Lazio) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

Corner, Lazio. Conceded by Nicolò Barella.

Foul by Diego Godín (Inter Milan).

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Joaquín Correa (Lazio) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Luis Alberto.

Substitution

Substitution, Lazio. Manuel Lazzari replaces Jony.

Substitution

Substitution, Lazio. Joaquín Correa replaces Felipe Caicedo.

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 16th February 2020

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Juventus24183346232357
2Lazio24175255213456
3Inter Milan24166249222754
4Atalanta24136563323145
5Roma24116743321139
6Hellas Verona249872824435
7Parma2410593230235
8Napoli249693734333
9Bologna249693739-233
10AC Milan239592531-632
11Cagliari248883836232
12Sassuolo2485113839-129
13Fiorentina2477103135-428
14Torino2383122742-1527
15Udinese2475122036-1626
16Lecce2467113245-1325
17Sampdoria2465132643-1723
18Genoa2457122743-1622
19Brescia2444162144-2316
20SPAL2443171842-2415
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