Sunday December 19, 2010 Day 17 Finished Stadio Olimpico

Lazio 3 - 2 Udinese

  • Hernanes 2’
  • Biava 52’
  • Zapata 88’ (o.g.)
  • Sánchez 49’
  • Denis 61’

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  1. Zapata own goal hands Lazio victory

    Zapata own goal hands Lazio victory

    Christian Zapata scored a late own goal as Lazio moved to within three points of leaders AC Milan with a 3-2 home win over Udinese. More

  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Lazio
    • Udinese
    • 90+' Final whistle blows. That's the match for Lazio 3-2 a rousing win at home. The winner came from an own goal by Udinese defender Christian Zapata. Lazio now move up to second just three points behind AC Milan. Juventus and Napoli are still to play later today but as it stands Lazio head into the Christmas break in good stead.
    • 90+' We've got five minutes of stoppage time. Can Udinese fight back?? Corradi is on but Lazio are milking the fouls.
    • 90' Looks to be Lazio's match here. Rocchi comes off for Gonzalez.
    • 90' Substitution here for Lazio. Australian Mark Bresciano replaces Matuzalem because of an injury. Corradi makes his way on for Isla as Udinese look for another equaliser.
    • 88' Rocchi crosses from the left it's cleared for a corner. GOALLLL!!!!!!! Surley the winner. Kozak claims it but it looks to have come off Zapata.
    • 87' Ledesma to Matzulalem , Lazio are building here.
    • 86' Lazio have possesion they move forward but it's cut out.
    • 85' Resulting free-kick sails high and wide from Hernanes.
    • 84' Diakte runs forward ball spills to Rocchi Benatia crunches him not even close to the ball.
    • 81' Not long to go now and both teams are well up for this one. 2-2 a goal now would surely win it.
    • 80' Di Natale looks to chip Muslera but he's alert and claims it easily.
    • 79' Mauri is coming into the match, finds Hernanes a solo effort now a shot, bounces off the defender and is tipped over the bar by Handanovic. So close there!.
    • 78' Goes down a little to easily, Mauri plays in Rocchi. Sub for Udinese Amero off for Domizzi.
    • 77' Ball cleared finds Di Natale cross from Amero chested down to Muslera. End to end stuff here Lazio right back in attack Mauri looks for Hernanes.
    • 75' Inler now gets booked after claiming Hernanes. The ref is having a field day. Free-kick is headed just wide from Dias who glances to the right of Handanovic's post.
    • 72' A strange sub there and yellow for Matuzalem who scisccor tackles an Udinese midfielder.
    • 71' After that effort Zarate makes his way from the pitch. Libor Kozak comes on to jeers. Di Natale flashes wide.
    • 70' Zarate chests down in the box from a corner but had more time that he thought. The keeper came flying out there and missed it.
    • 68' Coda from Udinese is shown a yellow card.
    • 67' Di Natale is crafty and flicks to Isla on the right of the box but his effort slices wide past goal.
    • 66' Matuzalem clatters into Sanchez. He's taken a beating today but picks himself up.
    • 65' Udinese have the ball with Isla on the right gives the ball away to Diakite with a sloppy pass.
    • 62' What an entrance for Denis. The home fans can't believe it. This match is too close to call.
    • 61' GOAL for Udinese!!!!!!!!!! It's Denis the sub. He's been on for a matter of seconds. A looping header past a helpless Muslera. Isla put in a great ball from the right.
    • 59' Udinese are making a change here Asamoah makes way for Denis. A tactical sub as Udinese look for another equaliser.
    • 56' Zarate steps over and fools Isla shoots low from the right of the penalty area but it's saved by Handanovic. Matuzalem with the follow up but the ball flies wide.
    • 54' Sanchez about to pull the trigger here from 20 yards. Ouch...he's stopped in his tracks by Matuzalem who slides in hard, but fair.
    • 52' 2-1 what a match and we still have plenty more time. Muslera makes a save as Udinese drive forward.
    • 51' GOAL for Lazio!!!! It's the defender Biava. He redeems his team at a corner. Andre Dias heads it back for him to hook home.
    • 50' A crucial equaliser for Udinese. Lazio have been solid at the back all game, but they let themselves down there.
    • 49' GOAL!!! Sanchez. A great header after Di Natale swung it in. The left winger was ghosting in with no one around him and finds the net.
    • 48' Udinese slow things down Isla finds the ball in the box and shoots the ball across the face of goal. Players dive in. Asamoah and Muslera clash with the Lazio keeper needing treatment.
    • 47' No changes to either side. Zarate streaks down field but is stopped by Amero on the left.
    • 46' Teams emerge from the tunnels and are out on the pitch ready for the second-half. Lazio in pale blue and white kick off to the left of your screen.
    • 45+1 Half-time. Lazio 1-0 up after an early strike in the second minute by Hernanes. A great half of action fantastic Sunday afternoon football here folks. We'll be back shortly.
    • 44' A second there would have put Lazio right in the box seat. All credit to Handanovic who held his nerve as the home side headed toward goal. The keeper made two crucial saves.
    • 43' Lazio break from the corner with five players Rocchi plays the ball in. Looked a certain goal. Lichsteiner finds the ball, but his shot has no conviction and the keeper saves. Golden chance gone.
    • 41' Free kick Udinese, Sanchez wins it on the left. Amero stands over it. Headed clear for a corner.
    • 40' Asamoah and Amero are switching between central and left midfield. Something Lazio must watch as the match wears on.
    • 39' Asamoah and Amero combine passes in midfield but Lazio press forcing the ball backwards.
    • 36' Benatia cruches Lichtsteiner as he looks to go forward. Lazio corner. Cleared by the away side to saftey.
    • 34' Sanchez skips down the left flank and is bundled over by Lichsteiner, fleet footed work from the Udinese number seven. What injury he says???
    • 32' Corner kick punched clear by Handanovic. Sanchez is back on but looks gingerly.
    • 31' Sanchez hits the deck after clashing with Zarate. Clutching his ankle in pain the doc runs out to apply some magic spray.
    • 30' The visitors are trying to settle things down before half-time. Coda finds Asamoah in midfield but loses the ball with a heavy touch.
    • 29' Zarate picks up a foul giving Lazio a great chance from a set piece. Delivery from Ledesma is poor.
    • 27' Offside, Di Natale trying to play off Biava after Pinzi whips in a cross from the right.
    • 26' Momentum now with Lazio as Ledesma begins to pull the strings in midfield.
    • 25' Hernanes unleashes a rocket from his left boot that crashes into the crossbar. That shot had some venom in it, unlucky.
    • 23' Rocchi is fed in the box by Ledesma but his control lets him down.
    • 22' Great save. Handovic gets a foot to Zarate's shot.
    • 21' A great start to the match with end to end action. Lively with great passing on display today.
    • 20' Mauri tees one up outside the area for Lazio but his shot is blocked.
    • 18' Oh no! Armero misses a great chance to score after the ball was fed in low from the right.
    • 16' Pablo Armero shoves Lichtsteiner in the back free kick Lazio 30 yards out. The floating ball into the box delt with well by the Udinese defence.
    • 13' Isla sets up a great one-two with Sanchez down the right flank to get himself into the box but with glory in front of him blazes wide with his right foot. Lazio breathe a sigh of relief as Udinese search for an equaliser.
    • 11' Di Natale streaks down field and into the box but his shot lets him down as the ball goes past the wrong side of Muslera's post.
    • 8' Lazio are being pressed in their half. Ball falls to Di Natale who's shot goes wide.
    • 4' Kwadwo Asamoah flashes a shot wide. So unlucky as Udinese seek an instant response.
    • 3' Rocchi played a lovely little pass to set up the goal. Impressive start by the home midfield.
    • 2' GOAL FOR LAZIO! Hernanes. Muslera looking lively in the Lazio goal. Races out to clasp the ball in the opening seconds. Ball back in the visitors's half before Hernanes lets fly from 20 yards and the shot nestles low in the corner of the net. Dream start for Lazio.
    • 1' Udinese get us off and running. Not a full house in for this one.
    • 11.25 Good morning and welcome to live coverage of Lazio v Udinese from Serie A. The Rome side are aiming to keep the pressure on AC Milan after their shock 1-0 loss to Roma.
  • Summary

    • 88' Rocchi crosses from the left it's cleared for a corner. GOALLLL!!!!!!! Surley the winner. Kozak claims it but it looks to have come off Zapata.
    • 79' Mauri is coming into the match, finds Hernanes a solo effort now a shot, bounces off the defender and is tipped over the bar by Handanovic. So close there!.
    • 61' GOAL for Udinese!!!!!!!!!! It's Denis the sub. He's been on for a matter of seconds. A looping header past a helpless Muslera. Isla put in a great ball from the right.
    • 51' GOAL for Lazio!!!! It's the defender Biava. He redeems his team at a corner. Andre Dias heads it back for him to hook home.
    • 49' GOAL!!! Sanchez. A great header after Di Natale swung it in. The left winger was ghosting in with no one around him and finds the net.
    • 43' Lazio break from the corner with five players Rocchi plays the ball in. Looked a certain goal. Lichsteiner finds the ball, but his shot has no conviction and the keeper saves. Golden chance gone.
    • 25' Hernanes unleashes a rocket from his left boot that crashes into the crossbar. That shot had some venom in it, unlucky.
    • 18' Oh no! Armero misses a great chance to score after the ball was fed in low from the right.
    • 4' Kwadwo Asamoah flashes a shot wide. So unlucky as Udinese seek an instant response.
    • 2' GOAL FOR LAZIO! Hernanes. Muslera looking lively in the Lazio goal. Races out to clasp the ball in the opening seconds. Ball back in the visitors's half before Hernanes lets fly from 20 yards and the shot nestles low in the corner of the net. Dream start for Lazio.

Team Line-up & Ratings

  • Lazio

    Manager: Edoardo Reja

  • Udinese

    Manager: Francesco Guidolin

  • Line-up

    Live Team Line-Up

    • Starting line-up

      • F. Muslera
      • S. Lichtsteiner
      • G. Biava Goal
      • A. Dias
      • M. Diakité
      • Matuzalém Yellow Card Substitution Out (89′)
      • Hernanes Goal
      • C. Ledesma
      • S. Mauri
      • M. Zárate Substitution Out (71′)
      • T. Rocchi Substitution Out (90′)

      Subs

      • L. Scaloni
      • M. Bresciano Substitution In89′
      • P. Foggia
      • G. Stendardo
      • T. Berni
      • &. González Substitution In90′
      • L. Kozák Substitution In71′
    • Starting line-up

      • S. Handanovic
      • C. Zapata Own Goal
      • A. Coda Yellow Card
      • M. Benatia Yellow Card
      • G. Inler Yellow Card
      • P. Armero Substitution Out (79′)
      • M. Isla Substitution Out (90′)
      • K. Asamoah Substitution Out (60′)
      • G. Pinzi
      • A. Sánchez Goal
      • A. Di Natale

      Subs

      • E. Belardi
      • A. Floro Flores
      • B. Corradi Substitution In90′
      • M. Domizzi Substitution In79′
      • G. Pasquale
      • G. Denis Substitution In60′ Goal
      • E. Agyemang Badu
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