Ciro Immobile apologised to Lazio supporters after the 4-0 defeat to Napoli. ‘If you don’t have the right attitude, you get hammered.’
It was one-way traffic at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, with Piotr Zielinski’s rocket and a couple of Dries Mertens gems making it 3-0 by the half-hour mark.
Fabian Ruiz completed the rout late on for Lazio’s heaviest defeat of the season.
“We are disappointed and I am here to apologise on behalf of the entire team, because performances like this are unacceptable,” Immobile told DAZN.
“It’s difficult to explain what happened, because basically Napoli were the only team playing tonight. If we simply weren’t capable of doing better, it’d make more sense, but we have to find some consistency to what we are doing.
“If you don’t have the right attitude, you get hammered the way we did this evening.”
This was the return to the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona for Lazio coach Maurizio Sarri.
Curiously, it was also the heaviest Lazio defeat in Serie A since a 5-0 loss here to Sarri’s Napoli in September 2015.
Fabian caps Napoli’s win in style! ✨
The Spanish midfielder lasers one into the bottom corner from range 🎯 pic.twitter.com/qcBFhPcvkW
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