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Lazio have qualified for the Europa League knockouts after a 2-0 win away to Legia Warsaw and will go head-to-head with Trabzonspor for top spot.
Lazio director Igli Tare claims many of the 120 fans arrested in Warsaw are being held “for no reason.”
Fiorentina have already qualified, but visit Pacos Ferreira to defend their 100 per cent record in the Europa League.
Lazio director Igli Tare believes the speculation over Vladimir Petkovic’s future is “just because his contract is up.”
Lazio are looking for a victory away to Legia Warsaw to secure their Europa League qualification.
Fiorentina have already qualified from the Europa League, but Vincenzo Montella wants more against Pacos Ferreira.
Vladimir Petkovic wants Lazio to beat Legia Warsaw and top their Europa League group, but shrugs off talk of the Switzerland job.
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic has named a 19-man squad for Thursday’s Europa League game at Legia Warsaw.
Juan Cuadrado has claimed that he is desperate to win something this season with Fiorentina.
Fiorentina defender Manuel Pasqual has insisted that the Tuscan side are aiming to lift the Europa League trophy this term.
Vladimir Petkovic urged Lazio to be “more relaxed and ruthless” after they squeezed past Apollon 2-1 in the Europa League.
Sergio Floccari’s brace gave Lazio a hard-fought 2-1 Europa League win over Apollon, but they almost had to regret wasted chances.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado laughed off reports of an Inter move. “I am happy at Fiorentina and working on a contract extension.”
Vincenzo Montella was not entirely happy with Fiorentina’s 2-1 victory away to Pandurii. “We need to work on concentration.”
Matos Ryder and Borja Valero scored late on to turn around the match, beating Pandurii 2-1 to qualify for the Europa League knockouts.
The pressure is on Lazio to beat Apollon Limassol in Rome tonight, but Vladimir Petkovic makes surprise changes.
Uruguayan ‘keeper Gustavo Munua will make his debut for Fiorentina after being named in the side to face Pandurii.
Vincenzo Montella warns Fiorentina they need to keep pushing Pandurii because “it’s important to win the Europa League group.”
Lazio play Apollon Limassol in the Europa League on Thursday, but Vladimir Petkovic has called for calm after talks of crisis.
Vincenzo Montella praised Joaquin and Marko Bakic after Fiorentina’s 3-0 win over Pandurii.
Fiorentina have one foot in the Europa League knockouts after beating Pandurii 3-0, including stunning Joaquin and Ryder Matos solo efforts.
Apollon Limassol Coach Christakis Christoforou believes Lazio “underestimated us” in their 0-0 Europa League draw.
Vladimir Petkovic remains “optimistic” after Lazio’s disappointing 0-0 Europa League draw with Apollon.
Lazio had dozens of chances in Cyprus, but could not get more than a disappointing 0-0 draw with Apollon Limassol.
Fiorentina put their faith in Joaquin, Ryder Matos and Olexandr Yakovenko against Pandurii this evening.
Lazio reshuffle the pack again for their Europa League trip to Apollon Limassol, as Ederson supports Sergio Floccari.
Vladimir Petkovic insists he is focused on Lazio’s game with Apollon Limassol, accusing the media of “creating stories to sell papers.”
Vincenzo Montella claims Fiorentina’s poor first half against Juventus was because their “minds were on Pandurii” and the Europa League.
Lazio’s lawyer is “not totally satisfied” with UEFA’s decision to close only the Curva Nord against Apollon Limassol due to racist chanting.
Reports in the Italian Press this afternoon suggest that UEFA have reversed their decision to close Lazio’s Stadio Olimpico.
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