Lazio was coming off a tough week where they endured a 4-1 first-leg loss to FC Bayern Munich in their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie. After that defeat, the Biancocelesti hoped to get back to its winning ways, at least in domestic competition.
The Rome-based club went on the road to take on Bologna FC 1909 and was looking to pick up three points. Lazio is fighting for a Champions League spot next season in a tight top-four race. However, their losing for trickled into their weekend after a 2-0 loss to Bologna.
Ciro Immobile had the chance to give Lazio a 1-0 but failed to convert the penalty kick. A few minutes later, Bologna added their first goal and eventually added a second goal.
Senad Lulić spoke to the media discussing the inability to move past the Bayern Munich loss with a domestic competition win. Piazza della Libertà relayed the comments from the Italian tactician.
This defeat burns a lot. We were already coming from a heavy knockout against Bayern; we wanted to take a step forward. We had chances, but instead of staying 1-0, we found ourselves 2-0 down. Certain episodes can change a result; it happens, and unfortunately, it happened today…