LAZIO NEWS

Vladimir Petkovic still won’t talk about Lazio as title contenders even after soaring into second place with a victory away to Sampdoria.
Fiorentina crushed Palermo 3-0 and Lazio ruined Sampdoria boss Delio Rossi’s debut to go into second place, while Parma also earned a big away win at Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna Derby.
Delio Rossi picks his first line-up for Sampdoria with Andrea Poli in a trequartista role as Lazio aim to continue their 10-game unbeaten run.
Delio Rossi feels he already has “a good idea” on how to revive Sampdoria and faces his past as Lazio come to Marassi this afternoon.
The dates for the Coppa Italia Quarter-Final and Semi-Finals have been drawn up, including Juventus-Milan and Fiorentina-Roma.
The variations to the Serie A schedule and kick-offs have been confirmed from Week 19 to Week 29.
Vladimir Petkovic warns Lazio they “must grow in terms of mentality” as they face Sampdoria on Delio Rossi’s debut.
Borussia Monchengladbach are confident they can get the better of Lazio in the Europa League. “We know what to expect” and they rely on Miroslav Klose.
Vladimir Petkovic believes his Lazio side have been given a tough draw in the Europa League as they face Borussia Monchengladbach in the last 32.
Inter will play Cluj, Lazio have been paired with Borussia Monchengladbach and Napoli will take on Plzen in the last 32 of the Europa League.
Lazio, Napoli and Inter will be in today’s Europa League draw for the last 32 and last 16 of the competition.
Coach Beppe Iachini admits he and Siena had “tasted victory” on his debut before Lazio snatched an equaliser and qualified on penalties.
Vladimir Petkovic concedes Lazio only scraped past Siena in the Coppa Italia, but “the important thing was to qualify.”
Lazio needed a 95th minute equaliser and penalties to get the better of Siena on Beppe Iachini’s debut in the Coppa Italia Fifth Round tie.
Modibo Diakite is making his seasonal debut for Lazio in this afternoon’s Coppa Italia tie against Siena.
New Siena Coach Beppe Iachini is thrown straight in at the deep end tomorrow in a Coppa Italia trip to Lazio. “The situation is not easy.”
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic has confirmed that Mauro Zarate won’t be selected for the Coppa Italia game against Siena. “He’s excluded himself.”
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic has criticised tomorrow's Coppa Italia opponents Siena for sacking Coach Serse Cosmi.
Lazio midfielder Antonio Candreva could miss the club's game against Sampdoria on Saturday after he limped out of training today.
Hernanes has insisted that he is happy at Lazio amidst rumours that he’s stalling on negotiating a new contract.