[Europa League] Lazio - Lokomotiv Moscow = 2 - 0

Lazio host Lokomotiv Moscow on matchday 2 of Group E Europa League 2021/22.  The match which took place at the Stadio Olimpico was won by the host team Lazio with a score of 2-0.

The match at the Stadio Olimpico this time was quite fierce.  Lazio played better than the visitors who looked difficult to find their best rhythm.

Lazio opened the scoring in the 13th minute through Toma Basic's header.  Starting from the movement of Pedro who sent a pass, Toma Basic managed to make a header that could not be saved by the Lokomotiv Moscow goalkeeper and changed the position to 1-0.

Lazio managed to double their lead in the 38th minute through Patric's flick.  Starting from Luis Alberto's corner kick, the Spanish defender managed to strike the ball and change the position to 2-0 which lasted until the first half was over.

The second half was not much different from the first half.  Lazio was more dominant, but Lokomotiv surprised several times with the counter-attack.

Dominate the ball possession and the advantage of the score makes Lazio play calmer.  There were no additional goals in the second half.  Score 2-0 to Lazio's victory.

This result was also Biancoceleste's first win in the Europa League this season after they were beaten by Galatasaray 1-0 in the first match.  Lazio is now in 2nd position in Group E standings with 3 points, 1 point behind Galatasaray at the top.

Lazio (4-3-3): Strakosha 6.5; Lazzari 6.5 (74' Marusic 6, Patric 7, Acerbi 6.5, Hysaj 6.5; Luis Alberto 6.5 (60' Milinkovic-Savic 6.5), Cataldi 6.5 (60' Leiva 6), Basic 7; Felipe Anderson 7, Immobile 6.5 (41' Muriqi 6), Pedro 7 (74' Raul Moro 6)

Bench: Reina, Furlanetto, Luiz Felipe, Radu, Escalante, Akpa Akpro, Luka Romero

Coach: Sarri 7


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