Lazio 2-1 Bologna: The White and Sky Blues triumph at home against The Greyhounds

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Bologna open Serie A campaign with a defeat against Lazio. Today’s result, Lazio are in 4th place in the table and have 3 points while Bologna sit in 17th with 0 points after 1 match.

The Greyhounds started the first half well, when Marko Arnautovic found the net, at 38 minutes, to take a 1-0 lead into half time.

Lazio continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Lorenzo De Silvestri in the 68th minute. However they weren’t finished yet and Ciro Immobile made it 2-1 at the 79 minute mark with a final score of 2-1.

Substitutions for Lazio included Ivan Provedel, Luis Alberto, Matias Vecino, Matteo Cancellieri and Elseid Hysaj for Toma Basic, Danilo Cataldi, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Felipe Anderson and Manuel Lazzari, repectively. Bologna brought on Kevin Bonifazi, Michel Aebischer, Denso Kasius, Musa Barrow and Emanuel Vignato, to replace Nicola Sansone, Roberto Soriano, Babis Lykogiannis, Nicolas Dominguez and Andrea Cambiaso.

Lazio and Bologna played a tough match where the referee sanctioned Lazio with yellow cards to Manuel Lazzari and Ciro Immobile and with red card to Luis Maximiano, while from Bologna Nicola Sansone, Marko Arnautovic, Adama Soumaoro, Andrea Cambiaso and Michel Aebischer were booked and red to Adama Soumaoro (2 yellow cards).

In the second round of action in the Serie A Lazio will travel to play Torino and Bologna will play Hellas Verona at home.

Technical card:
Lazio:Luis Maximiano, Manuel Lazzari (Elseid Hysaj, min.83), Alessio Romagnoli, Patric, Adam Marusic, Toma Basic (Ivan Provedel, min.8), Danilo Cataldi (Luis Alberto, min.65), Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Matias Vecino, min.83), Mattia Zaccagni, Felipe Anderson (Matteo Cancellieri, min.83) and Ciro Immobile
Bologna:Lukasz Skorupski, Babis Lykogiannis (Denso Kasius, min.65), Gary Medel, Adama Soumaoro, Lorenzo De Silvestri, Nicolas Dominguez (Musa Barrow, min.74), Jerdy Schouten, Andrea Cambiaso (Emanuel Vignato, min.86), Nicola Sansone (Kevin Bonifazi, min.46), Marko Arnautovic and Roberto Soriano (Michel Aebischer, min.65)
Stadium:the Stadio Olympico
Goals:Marko Arnautovic (0-1, min. 38), Lorenzo De Silvestri (1-1, min. 68) and Ciro Immobile (2-1, min. 79)