Lazio 2-0 Verona: Immobile and Alberto net as Sarri's side win

Lazio 2-0 Verona: Ciro Immobile heads in his 185th Serie A goal before Luis Alberto adds a late second to help Maurizio Sarri’s side move up to sixth in the standings

  • Lazio were made to work hard as they scored two second-half goals on Sunday
  • Ciro Immobile headed in Lazio’s first after 69 minutes – his 185th Serie A goal
  • Luis Alberto added a late second in stoppage time to ensure the three points 

Ciro Immobile moved ahead of Gabriel Batistuta into 12th the Serie A all-time scorers list after scoring a second-half winner for Lazio against Verona. 

Lazio were left frustrated in the first-half as they struggled to break down their opponents who started the day 14th in the standings.

Immobile broke the deadlock before Luis Alberto added a second in stoppage time.  

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Ciro Immobile scored his 185th Serie A goal to help inspire Lazio to a 2-0 victory over Verona

The win helped secure Lazio’s third win of the season and their first in three league matches

Lazio’s Manuel Lazzari was disappointed after he fired a shot agonisingly wide in the first-half

Former Liverpool man Luis Alberto came off the bench to score a second for Lazio in stoppage

Lazio fans put on a brilliant atmosphere and the win leaves them sixth in the standings

MATCH FACTS

Lazio (4-3-3): Provedel; Lazzari (Hysaj 76), Casale, Patric, Marusic; Milinkovic-Savic, Antonio (Vecino 65), Basic (Alberto 55); Anderson (Cancellieri 65), Immobile, Zaccagni

Goals: Immobile 69, Alberto 90+5

Booked: Alberto, Hysaj

Verona (3-4-1-2): Montipo; Ceccherini (Murillo 61), Hien, Coppola; Terracciano (Depaoli 61), Ilic, Veloso (Tameze 36), Doig; Lazovic (Hrustic 71); Henry, Lasagna (Kallon 70)

Booked: Veloso, Ceccherini, Coppola, Murillo, Hien

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