Lazio 4-0 AC Milan: Sarri's side cruise to victory in Serie A clash
Lazio 4-0 AC Milan: Stefano Pioli’s side suffer major dent to Serie A title hopes as heavy defeat leaves them 12 points behind leaders Napoli… with hosts just a point behind them in third after Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Felipe Anderson net
- Lazio put in a dominant performance to earn a 4-0 win over AC Milan on Tuesday
- Goals from Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Luis Alberto helped secure the victory
- Maurizio Sarri’s side are now third in the league, one point behind the visitors
Lazio humbled AC Milan with a superb 4-0 home victory in Serie A on Tuesday, extending the champions’ winless run to five games in all competitions.
Midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic fired Lazio in front after four minutes with a low shot into the bottom-left corner after Mattia Zaccagni set him up with a cross into the middle of the box.
Zaccagni then doubled their lead in the 38th minute after midfielder Adam Marusic hit the post from the edge of the six-yard box, for the Italian to follow up with a tap-in from close range.
Mattia Zaccagni celebrates after scoring Lazio’s second goal of the evening against AC Milan
The midfielder applied a calm finish to help assert Lazio’s dominance in the first-half
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic had given the hosts the lead earlier into the first-half of the tie
The Serbian midfielder picture slotting his effort into the bottom corner for the opening goal
Ex-West Ham forward Felipe Anderson (R) managed to get on the scoresheet late in the game
Lazio made it 3-0 from the spot through winger Luis Alberto, after they were awarded a penalty for a foul by Pierre Kalulu on Spaniard Pedro.
Midfielder Felipe Anderson wrapped up the scoring for Lazio in the 75th minute, calmly converting Luis Alberto’s precise cross from the edge the box.
Lazio moved up to third place on 37 points from 19 games, one point behind Milan and 13 off the leaders Napoli. They are now level with fourth-placed Inter Milan and AS Roma in fifth.
Lazio move up to third in the table and are just one point behind the visiting AC Milan
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