LAZIO NEWS

Hernanes has claimed that he is delighted with Lazio's start to the season, and believes that the Biancocelesti can challenge for the Scudetto.
Antonio Candreva has thanked his club and the fans following his recall to the Italian international set-up.
Giovanni Stroppa was disappointed with Pescara's attitude, but Vladimir Petkovic was proud of Lazio.
Vladimir Petkovic will not rule out Lazio going for something more than third place this season. “We always want to win.”
Lazio made short work of Pescara and Fiorentina won the Derby dell’Appennino, while Cagliari caused an upset on Ivo Pulga’s debut.
Mauro Zarate’s rapport with Lazio has become extremely tense again, as he is dropped for the trip to Pescara.
Vladimir Petkovic plans “tactical changes” when Lazio visit Pescara on Sunday afternoon. “If we stay solid, we have a good chance of winning.”
Vladimir Petkovic insists Lazio’s win over Maribor “was deserved” and has high hopes for the new Ederson-Hernanes midfield partnership.
Ederson’s strike has given Lazio a precious and hard-fought 1-0 win over Maribor, but Hernanes saw his penalty saved. The Aquile are now top of Group J, as Tottenham were held to a 1-1 draw by Panathinaikos.
Lazio take on Maribor in the Europa League with Hernanes and Ederson starting together for the first time.
Palermo attacking midfielder Josip Ilicic has given an insight into Lazio's Europa League opponents Maribor tonight.
Vladimir Petkovic has told Lazio there will be no squad rotation for the Europa League crunch match with Maribor.
Vladimir Petkovic felt Lazio dominated for 90 minutes, but Serse Cosmi disagrees.
Vladimir Petkovic is pleased that Lazio ended their two-game losing streak. “We’re still not 100 per cent.”
Fabrizio Miccoli scored a sensational hat-trick – including a volley from midfield! – while Ederson got Lazio back on track, Torino and Pescara had shock away wins.
Lazio need to get back on track against giant-killers Siena, but have to do so without leading light Hernanes.
Serse Cosmi again slammed Siena’s critics and aims to cause another upset against Lazio. “We must never let the tension drop.”
Vladimir Petkovic insists he is “not worried” by Lazio’s two consecutive defeats, “but we must react better to difficulties” against Siena.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito has urged the team to move on from their defeat to Napoli and commended Miroslav Klose's honesty.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito urged his men to “not get demoralised” after two consecutive defeats.