Lazio’s stunning form in the last couple of months has seen them move into second place in the Italian Serie A after a 4-0 win over Empoli.

This was the fifth consecutive victory in the league for the club. This coupled with the fact that teams like Roma and Napoli have been struggling for form has ensured that Lazio are up into second spot ahead of their archrivals Roma. This was a great moment for manager Stefano Pioli, who had his doubters when he came to the club. After Juventus suffered a shock defeat against Parma, Lazio have closed the gap at the top to 12 points.

The President of Lazio, Claudio Lotito is now under fire after a few words that the Italian entrepreneur said concerning certain clubs in Serie A and Serie B in Italy. A few weeks ago a telephone recording was released by the Sporting Director of Ischia, which is a club that is competing in the third tier of Italian Football in Italy, in the Lega Pro.

Lazio midfielder Marco Parolo says that 2014 has been a great year for him and that he would like to continue scoring more goals for the Italian outfit.Parolo’s superior from in front of goal has been a major reason behind Lazio finishing third during the winter break.

The 29-year-old has not been a renowned goal scorer, but he managed to get eight goals and six assists for Parma last season. He is yet to reproduce this form for Lazio, butParolo is confident of doing so in the coming months.Parolo has scored two goals in 15 appearances for the Italian Serie A club.

Lazio’s Stefano Pioli is envisioning placing the Italian club into a European spot that will allow Lazio on competing either on the Champions League or the Europa League for the next season.

In order for Pioli to accomplish this mission, Lazio will need to secure a top 5 spot in Serie A and the possibility of Pioli’s squad achieving their objective is real with Lazio currently positioned in 5th place.

On November 3, Lazio claimed a convincing 4-2 triumph over Cagliari and Stefano Pioli was ecstatic with his clubs’ dominating victory.

Lazio managed to get a much-needed victory against Sassuolo in the Italian Serie A just before the international break. This second successive victory in the league was important for the club after having suffered back-to-back 1-0 defeats in the previous two matches. The club will come back into the league campaign after the international break with a lot of confidence according to manager Stefano Pioli. The former Fiorentina defender assumed the role as the head coach of Lazio in 2014. He replaced Vladimír Petkovic, who was sacked after a string of poor results.

Lazio not only put behind the disappointing opening day defeat against AC Milan but they also got their first win of the season against Cesena during the weekend. The 3-0 victory sees Lazio up and running in Italian Serie A for the season. Speaking after the match, new Lazio manager Stefano Pioli says that the entire team at the club are committed towards improving the results in order to satisfy the fans. Lazio fans are known as one of the most demanding especially due to the intense rivalry with Roma. The fact that Roma have been doing well in the league in the last 12 months has only intensified the need for Lazio to do well.

Senad Lulic doesn’t believe in too much of talking. He is of the opinion that it’s on the ground where the real competitiveness should be shown. There is no point talking about it prior to the matches.

Italian outfit Lazio have revealed that they will not consider selling striker Miroslav Klose at any price in this transfer window. The German international is set to become hot property in world football, as he could be available for a nominal transfer fee. At 36 years of age, he does not have a long time left in football. However, he showed at the World Cup 2014 that he has not lost none of his predatory instincts. Klose became the record goal scorer at World Cup finals with 16 goals to his name. He went past the 14 goal tally of former Brazilian striker Ronaldo.

Lazio have been linked with a move for former AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri after reportedly being unhappy with their current coach Edoardo Reja. Despite excellent form towards the end of the season, the club once again failed to qualify for the Champions League. This coupled with the irresistible form of their arch rivals has not been good for its manager. Lazio came nowhere near enough the top six positions, which would have given them at least Europa league football. As a result, it is highly speculated that Reja would lose his job before the start of the new campaign.

Lazio failed to make the most out of the match against Hellas Verona after only drawing 3-3 against relegation threatened outfit. This meant that, they are now facing the prospect of missing out on European football. Despite this, manager Edy Reja has stated that he is confident that the club will be able to secure the Europa league spot in the remaining one match of the season. For most of the match it looked like Lazio would suffer a shock defeat, but Stefano Mauri scored a late goal to secure a point for his team. However, it may not be enough given that there are less matches to catch Inter Milan.


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