[Serie A] Lazio - Napoli = 1 - 2

February 28, 2022

Napoli finally returned to winning ways in the Italian League. The Partenopei won a dramatic victory at Lazio's home ground with a score of 2-1 to snatch the top of the standings.

Napoli visited Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico, All goals in this match came in the second half of the game.

After a goalless draw throughout the first half, Napoli broke the deadlock through Lorenzo Insigne's goal in the 62nd minute.  The lead lasted until the last minute of the game before Lazio scored the equalizer through Pedro.  Fabian Ruiz emerged as Napoli's hero after scoring Napoli's decisive goal at the end of injury time.

With this victory, Napoli ended a series of two draws at the same time occupying the top of the standings.  Luciano Spalletti's men have 57 points from 27 matches, level with 2nd place AC Milan and two points difference from reigning champions Inter Milan (3) who have one game remaining.

Lazio (4-3-3): Strakosha 6; Marusic 6.5, Luiz Felipe 6, Patric 5 (84' Acerbi n/a), Radu 6 (72' Hysaj 5.5); Milinkovic-Savic 6.5, Leiva 6 (84' Basic n/a), Luis Alberto 5.5; Felipe Anderson 6 (65' Pedro 7), Immobile 5.5, Zaccagni 6

Bench: Reina, Kamenovic, Andre Anderson, Cataldi, Akpa Akpro, Romero, Moro, Cabral

Coach: Sarri 6

Goalscorer: 62' Insigne (N), 88' Pedro (L), 90+4' Ruiz (N)


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