Roma – Lazio won 3-1 over Inter Milan in the Italian League continued . Lazio coach Maurizio Sarri surprised about his team’s second goal which was considered controversial.
In the match at the Stadio Olimpico, Saturday (16/10/2021) night WIB, Inter had taken the lead in the 12th minute through Ivan Perisic’s penalty. Inter’s advantage lasted until the first half was over.
Lazio equalized in the 64th minute through a Ciro Immobile penalty. In the 81st minute, Lazio took the lead after Felipe Anderson used the ball to beat Samir Handanovic.
The goal was controversial. Inter’s Federico Dimarco was still sprawled on the pitch with an injury when Lazio struck back. The situation had almost provoked a commotion between players.
Lazio then consolidated their victory through Sergej Milinkovic-Savic’s goal in the 91st minute. He headed the ball from Luis Alberto’s kick to break into the Inter goal.
Lazio coach, Maurizio Sarri spoke about the controversial second goal. Sarri even counterattacked Inter who were still playing the ball!
“Why is there a debate? After Dimarco fell, Inter still continued to play the ball and shoot at our goal,” he explained as quoted by Football Italia.
“Supposedly, they were the first to throw the ball but they didn’t. It’s clear why the situation is, they still want to play and we continue to play,” he said.
Lazio is currently entrenched in fifth place in the Italian League standings with 14 points from eight matches. Inter Milan is still in third position with a collection of 17 points.