A hellish operation. With a 1-0 win at home to Monza on Thursday night, Lazio Roma reclaimed the Serie A podium. Better: Maurizio Sarri’s men move past AC Milan, with the same number of points (30), in the goal difference match. and thus become the dolphins of Naples.
In this encounter of medium intensity, it was the visitors who proved to be the most dangerous in the first period, when they thought they opened the scoring (13th) through the hand of their center forward Andrea Petagna. But his goal was disallowed for offside. In front of this uncomplicated promoted, who obtained several situations on the counterattack, Lazio had difficulties to impose their game. Evidenced by the possession of the ball, to the advantage of Monza (54%).
Romero scorer at the age of 17
However, it was the Romans who opened the scoreboard (69th) thanks to Luka Romero who followed well with a poorly repelled shot. The player became, at 17 years and 357 days, the second youngest goalscorer in Lazio’s history in Serie A (behind Alessandro Capponi, 17 years and 129 days).
Despite this result, Monza remains 15th, with 13 units. For the last meeting of the year, before the World Cup (from November 20 to December 18), the Romans will travel to Turin on Sunday evening (9 pm) to meet Juve. Monza will host La Salernitana on Sunday (3:00 p.m.).