Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 28

Injuries and suspension to cost us the CL spot?

How much I hate the title of this post. I was thinking another one, more suitable and one that might not sound so intimidating to our hopes of a Champions League spot for next season. But it is difficult to rephrase this meaning. We are 4 matches to the conclusion of this season, 4 long …

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Apr 24

Inter – Lazio: 2-1

I was unable to watch the match as I would have wished to due to a particularly bad stream, but based on what I managed to see and read following the match, there is little doubt that we did not lose, but rather, we beat ourselves (I think Edy Reja said something like this as …

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Apr 21

Inter – Lazio: preview

vs.      We five matches to go, we still find our selves in the last Champions League spot and that is good, or maybe, more than we ever tough we`d see. Inter has been a tough nut to crack in the last several years and we returned from visiting them empty hands recently, but this …

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Apr 20

Yellow cards – horrible state with defense

Just a quick one today. Italian sport dailies, mainly covering Lazio today write that Lazio players, in particular defenders are in a very bad situation with yellow cards. Namely, Dias, Biava, Stendardo, Bresciano, Kozak and Brocchi are a yellow card shy from missing the next match. This totally unforeseen circumstance might be turn out to …

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Apr 18

Catania – Lazio: 1-4, report

What a lovely Sunday and weekend overall. roma lost at home in the first match as their new owner took over the club. Inter lost as well and Juve drew. Now Lazio needed to win at all cost to create a gap with roma and Juve and they did just that. After a fantastic performance …

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Apr 15

Catania – Lazio: preview

vs.      Lazio start the last six matches of this Serie A season with a difficult away trip at Catania. The Sicilian team is is need of points to avoid relegation battle and will do utmost to achieve that. Lazio on the other hand needs point to maintain the 4th place that leads to a …

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Apr 12

Lazio – Parma: player ratings

Muslera – 7 (brilliant on several occasions. Defending that Giovinco shot in the first half was absolutely great) Lichsteiner – 6 (not the best of performances by the Swiss. Stendardo 6,5 (along with Dias, kept Amazuri silent throughout the match. Could easily replace Biava in the starting line up for good in my books) Dias …

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Apr 11

Lazio-Parma: 2-0 report

On the 32nd match of the season, it was Parma`s turn to visit Olimpico. Lazio were morally down after that totally undeserved defeat from a week ago at Napoli and following Udinese`s loss at home, Lazio players needed to win this one by all cost and thus return to the last place that ensures a …

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Apr 08

Lazio vs Parma: preview

vs                   On the 32nd match day of this Serie A season, we take on Parma at Olimpico, who sacked their coach last Sunday after a stunning home defeat against an already Serie B side, Bari. By losing that match, Parma only got herself into a really bad situation as they find themselves in a …

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Apr 06

Will the non-player factor influence the outcome of this season?

I desperately tried to not write about this, but I simply could not ignore the fact that this Lazio season is hugely influenced by factors outside of players themselves. The latest terrible officiating at San Paolo stadium in Napoli is another example that Lazio does not receive the same treatment as other top clubs, in …

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