Title-chasing Lazio comes from behind to beat Fiorentina 2-1

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Lazio fought again from a aim right down to beat Fiorentina 2-1 in Serie A and maintain its fading title hopes alive.

Luis Alberto struck seven minutes from time to chop the hole to league chief Juventus again to 4 factors.

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Ciro Immobile transformed a penalty to cancel out Franck Ribéry’s opener for Fiorentina.

Lazio’s hopes of claiming a primary league title since 2000 took a success midweek when its 21-match unbeaten run ended with a defeat at Atalanta in its first match again following the hiatus as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

And it appeared as if it was going to slip additional when Ribéry curled within the opener following a powerful solo run within the 25th minute.

But Immobile, who’s main the Serie A goal-scoring chart, transformed a penalty within the 67th for his 28th of the season after Fiorentina goalkeeper Bartłomiej Drągowski fouled Felipe Caicedo.

Lazio snatched all three factors when Luis Alberto surged ahead from midfield and an tried go to his teammate took a sort deflection again to him and he fired within the winner.

Fiorentina ahead Dusan Vlahovic was despatched off in stoppage time for an off-the-ball incident and Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi was {also} dismissed moments later.

RELEGATION BATTLE

Genoa fought again from two objectives down to attract at bottom-placed Brescia 2-2 and decide up an important level in its bid to keep away from relegation.

Brescia hadn’t gained a match since December however went 2-Zero up inside 13 minutes because of objectives from Alfredo Donnarumma and Alessandro Semprini.

But Genoa obtained again into the match seven minutes from halftime when Iago Falque transformed a penalty after Andrea Papetti was adjudged to have fouled Cristian Romero.

Genoa levelled with one other spot kick, this time by Andrea Pinamonti, after Daniele Dessena dealt with within the space.

Genoa remained 17th however inched a degree away from Lecce, which occupies the final relegation spot.

There are various groups in peril of getting sucked into the relegation battle, together with 14th-placed Torino which misplaced at Cagliari 4-2 to stay six factors above the underside three.

Derivation

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