ROMA. Lazio conquers Feyenoord 4-2. Lazio was vastly superior ball possession (63%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Stadio Olimpico stadium in Roma on Thursday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea with the assistance of Roberto Díaz Pérez Del Palomar and Iker De Francisco Grijalba. The 4th official was José Luis Munuera Montero. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 25.7 degrees Celsius or 78.31 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 52%.
Lazio was in firm control of the ball 63% while Feyenoord was struggling with a 37% ball possession.
Lazio was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Lazio won the contest.
Lazio shot 15 times, 8 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Feyenoord shot 17 times, 4 on target, 13 off target.
Lazio received 2 yellow cards (Felipe Anderson and M. Gila). On the opposite side, Feyenoord received 1 yellow card (O. Idrissi).
After this match, Lazio has 0 points to occupy the 2nd place in the table. while Feyenoord stays with 0 points (1st).
S. Gimenez (Penalty)
Feyenoord will host Sturm Graz on the 15th of September with a 0-0 head to head record.
Lazio: Formation and Lineups
Lazio adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Maurizio Sarri chose to play with the following team: Ivan Provedel , Elseid Hysaj , Mario Gila Fuentes , Alessio Romagnoli , Adam Marušić , Matías Vecino , Danilo Cataldi , Luis Alberto , Felipe Anderson , Ciro Immobile and Mattia Zaccagni .
Lazio made 5 changes: Luis Alberto for T. Basic (70′), M. Vecino for S. Milinkovic-Savic (70′), C. Immobile for M. Cancellieri (70′), A. Romagnoli for Patric (73′) and A. Marusic for S. Radu (76′).
Top player: Luis Alberto
The player who no doubt impressed Lazio the most was Luis Alberto.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 85 passes (87% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 2. He performed 6 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
Feyenoord: Formation and Lineups
Also Feyenoord adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the opposite side, Arne Slot played with: Justin Bijlow , Marcus Pedersen , Gernot Trauner , Dávid Hancko , Quilindschy Hartman , Quinten Timber , Orkun Kökçü , Sebastian Szymański , Patrik Wålemark , Danilo and Javairô Dilrosun .
Feyenoord made 5 changes: S. Szymanski for A. Jahanbakhsh (46′), J. Dilrosun for M. Wieffer (64′), Danilo for S. Gimenez (64′), P. Walemark for O. Idrissi (71′) and Q. Timber for Igor Paixao (86′).
Top player: Santiago Giménez
Probably the most impressive player in Feyenoord was Santiago Giménez.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 3 passes (100% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.
His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 64′.
Results of the day
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