Lazio president Claudio Lotito is prepared for a legal battle regarding the abandoned Serie A match against Torino earlier this week.

According to a report from Italian radio broadcaster Radiosei (via La Lazio Siamo Noi) earlier today, Torino submitted their appeal preannouncement yesterday to the Sporting Judge Gerardo Mastrandrea, who is expected to give his verdict today or tomorrow.


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The Granata’s request is to postpone the match for a later date, potentially next month, and it’s likely that the decision will be postponed until next week as well.

Torino have another three days to complete their appeal process, after which Lazio can file a defensive and offensive brief in support of their position within 24 hours.

Considering the bad blood between Biancocelesti president Lotito and Torino president Urbano Cairo, it seems no surprise that Lotito is prepared to contest the appeal.


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The preferred date currently for a rescheduled match is the 7th April, but any further legal moves by Lotito would likely delay that.