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Monday November 12 2012
Lotito knew Petkovic quality

Lazio President Claudio Lotito insists that he is not surprised with how well new boss Vladimir Petkovic has adjusted to life in Serie A.

Petkovic replaced Edy Reja in the summer and yesterday’s 3-2 win over Roma confirmed them in fifth place in the standings.

“If I chose him then it was because I was convinced that we would do well,” Lotito told Sky Sport Italia.

“He had the right characteristics. In addition to his morality, he has the ability to communicate on a human level with all the players.

“He’s multilingual, thus able to speak with elements of more than one nationality, and he works in perfect harmony with them.

“You are all seeing the results.”

Lazio, though, have lost three of their last four away games and they travel to League leaders Juventus next weekend.

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