Lazio came away with a 1-1 draw result against Benevento in Matchday 12.
Lazio scored a key first-half goal thanks to a potent score by Ciro Immobile. However, the Biancocelesti blew another lead as a late first-half goal from Pasquale Schiattarella was all that Benevento needed to hold off Lazio and preserve a much-needed draw.
Lazio goalkeeper Pepe Reina recorded multiple key saves in the fixture but was overall not pleased with the result. He spoke post-game, with his comments relayed by the Italian-based outlet La Lazio Siamo Noi on the frustrating result for his side…
We had to close out the game.
But they defended well; we couldn’t find any spaces and in the end, it prevented us from scoring.
These games must make us learn to be hungrier. We had all of the second half to score another goal and win this game.
Now we need to be even more united than before.
We need to hold on and defend better but today I think the problem was not having closed the match earlier…
For Lazio, Simone Inzaghi’s side now looks ahead to a key first half of the season fixture against Napoli. Reina is hyping up this fixture against an in-form, top-four side.
On Sunday, we have a tough match with Napoli at the Olimpico.
We are a team that takes risks; one that defends higher than most teams to score more goals than the opponent.
Lazio could use a league win as the club currently stands eight in the Serie A standings.