Lazio Women’s late equaliser saw them steal a 1-1 draw in their Coppa Italia opener against Brescia Femminile.

Coach Massimiliano Catini’s squad managed to avoid defeat for the first time this season in their opening match of the Coppa Italia group, grabbing a point after a draw away to Brescia. Adriana Martin’s 93rd minute winner could prove to be a key moment for the squad and their confidence.

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Below are the two squads in Lazio Women’s 1-1 draw with Brescia Femminile (via Lazio):

Lazio Women (4-4-2): Serena Natalucci; Margot Gambarotta (31’ Francesca Pittaccio), Beatrix Foerdos, Federica Savini, Camilla Labate; Rachel Cuschieri (66’ Arianna Pezzotti), Antonietta Castiello, Virginia Di Giammarino (75’ Ella Jade Mastrantonio), Nora Heroum; Noemi Visentin, Adriana Martin.

Brescia Femminile (4-3-3): Lia Lonni; Giulia Asta (75’ Benedetta Maroni), Elisa Galbiati, Chiara Barcella, Chiara Viscardi; Laura Ghisi, Gaia Bianchi, Cristina Merli (86’ Veronique Brayda); Camilla Tengattini, Luana Merli (90’+3’ Claudia Saggion), Jenny Hjohlman.

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In the first half, L. Merli put the hosts ahead after a well-worked attacking move, putting Brescia 1-0 up after 36 minutes.

Lazio Women didn’t give up in the second half, and their hard work was rewarded in the dying minutes of the game, when Martin scored in the 93rd minute to secure a point.

The Biancocelesti’s next game of the season is against Empoli Ladies on Saturday 30th October.