Lazio find victory, Cagliari 2-1 knockout

Lazio find victory, Cagliari 2-1 knockout

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Ciro Immobile

Lazio return to victory by beating Cagliari 2-1 in the 35th matchday of Serie A. The Biancocelesti comeback in the second half, with goals from Milinkovic-Savic and Immobile, the advantage signed by Simeone in the first half final. The success gives the boys of Simone Inzaghi, now unreachable from Rome at the moment fifth in the standings, fourth place and therefore qualification in the Champions League. The first half is pyrotechnic. Joao Pedro enchants in the 3 ‘with a direct free kick on goal, goal canceled because the kick was indirect. The attacker is still dangerous shortly after. Lazio and Cragno then take the chair, saving the result five times in 18 minutes. Lazzari collects three consecutive occasions, as many parades. The rossoblu goalkeeper makes two sensational interventions on Luis Alberto and Immobile. The Sardinians return to be seen in half an hour with Ionita and Simeone, then protagonists of the advantage at the end of the first half: in 45 ‘the striker marks the 0-1 after a detour that mocks Strakosha.

But it is Milinkovic-Savic who puts the result back on par, at 47 ‘at the start of the second half, with a perfect fireball from the distance. Then again Cragno protagonist, good at saving twice in corner on Luis Alberto. And shortly afterwards the goalkeeper and the post still denied Immobile the net. But the Lazio striker consoles himself in the 60th minute when, with yet another assist from the Spaniard, he signs the comeback for the 2-1 biancoceleste. In the final minutes it is always the usual Cragno to deny the joy of the goal to Correa, returning from the injury, and the brace to Immobile. Lazio celebrate the return to success after 4 defeats and a draw, the now certain 4th place in the standings and qualification in the Champions League. However, Cagliari’s crisis of results continues, although it has not won in seven consecutive games.



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