Lazio and Benevento share spoils in Inzaghi derby


Lazio continued their patchy Serie A kind with a 1-1 draw at Benevento on Tuesday because the Inzaghi brothers confronted off on the sidelines.

Simone Inzaghi’s Lazio certified for the knockout phases of the Champions League for the primary time in over 20 years midweek however have been wildly inconsistent domestically and sit eighth on 18 factors after 12 matches.

Promoted Benevento, led by former AC Milan, Juventus and Italy striker Filippo Inzaghi, transfer as much as thirteenth after the draw, six factors above the relegation zone.

Lazio’s star striker Ciro Motionless gave the away facet a deserved lead with an excellent strike within the twenty fifth minute, final season’s European Golden Shoe winner hooking Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s cross previous Lorenzo Montipo.

That objective got here 4 minutes after Luis Alberto had struck the upright with a low shot as Simone Inzaghi regarded set to return out on prime within the pitchside sibling rivalry.

Benevento pulled stage on the stroke of half-time when Pasquale Schiattarella volleyed dwelling after Lazio did not clear Gianluca Caprari’s nook.

The hosts have been unfortunate to not take all three factors when within the remaining minutes Riccardo Improta did not preserve his header down after Pepe Reina had pushed out Giuseppe Di Serio’s shot.

Reina needed to be a his finest once more moments later to keeper out Improta’s highly effective shot.

Dwelling hero Schiattarella then ruined his good work in stoppage time when a wild sort out on Joaquin Correa earned a straight purple card.

Crotone stay backside of the league after a goalless draw at Udinese in Tuesday’s early match.

They’re stage on six factors with Genoa and Torino, and three behind Fiorentina, who host Sassuolo on Wednesday having not gained a league match since late October.

On Wednesday, leaders AC Milan journey to Genoa, whereas champions Juventus host Atalanta and title chasers Inter Milan and Napoli face off on the San Siro.




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