Lazio sporting director Igli Tare was not impressed with the comments made by Torino president Urbano Cairo earlier today.

Speaking ahead of the cancelled match (via GianlucaDiMarzio), Tare reiterated the importance of following the league’s regulations.

We respected the regulations by coming to the stadium. Now we’ll stay 45 minutes here, waiting for the referee to rule that it’s impossible to play. We wanted to play, the league must be respected.

These things were decided long before, in these cases, we have to put aside personal interests. We respect the competent bodies, what concerns us, we wait for.

We don’t want to get into these dynamics, but do what is our job, respect what the league says and wait.

He touched on the Granata’s potential reasons for today’s situation.

I don’t have to understand anything. I have to respect the rules of the league, but there are many points of view and it’s not up to me to discuss them.

Whoever has to decide will decide. Have we been offered a game tomorrow? No.

Finally, Tare spoke about the situation from Lazio’s perspective.

We didn’t have any information until yesterday evening. We thought we would play the game and we prepared for it.

So, nothing. We have respected the protocol, we leave it in the hands of the competent bodies and we will see.


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