Five goals fell on Olimpico where Lazio and Crotone honored with a nice match in Rome at the opening of the 27th round of Serie A.Lazio celebrated with 3: 2 goals by Milinković-Savić (14 ‘), Alberto (39’) and Caicedo (85 ‘), and for Crotone precise was Simy (29 ‘, 50’).
Milinković-Savić started in Rome in the 14th minute. Radu threw brilliantly from the left side into the box, where the Serbian midfielder easily placed the ball in Crotone’s net.
Crotone’s response came in the 29th minute. Simy received the ball 20 meters from the goal and between the three players sent a ground shot to the bottom right corner, and Reina did not stretch enough to defend the shot for 1: 1.
Just ten minutes later Lazio is back in the lead. Immobile played the smart and left the ball on the edge of the penalty area for Luis Alberto who hits Cordaz’s left corner for 2-1 in Rome and the result went on halftime.
A few minutes after the opening of the second half, Fares knocked down Messias in the penalty area, and referee Rapuano pointed to the white dot. Simy took over the execution of the strictest penalty and scored his second goal of the game for 2: 2 from the penalty spot.
Lazio had a good chance to take the lead in the 75th minute when Luis Alberto scored from the middle on Milinković-Savić’s head, and the midfielder sent the ball right next to the left goalpost from seven meters.
Crotone was able to turn things around three minutes later with a 100% chance. Rispoli received a precise pass on the diagonal and I broke out in front of Reina in the counterattack, and Crotone’s goal was stopped by the goalkeeper Lazio.
Lazio’s attempts to regain the lead paid off in the 85th minute. Caicedo received a pass in the penalty area and set up the ball on the volley, so he nailed it to the left post for 3: 2.Lazio thus broke a series of three defeats and with these three points returned to the fight for places leading to Europe.
Crotone, on the other hand, holds the back of the league table and the chances of remaining in the highest rank of Italian football are dwindling.