Lazio Will Not Lodge Complaint About Reina Being Struck by Coin in Draw vs Atalanta

By Apollo Heyes -

Lazio will not lodge a complaint regarding the coin thrown at goalkeeper Pepe Reina in the 2-2 draw against Atalanta.

As reported by the Sunday edition of Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport – called La Gazzetta Sportiva (via LazioNews24) – earlier today, the Atalanta fans are set to be punished by the Sporting Judge and the Federal Prosecutor’s Office for the incident, which was clearly caught on camera.

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Lazio have decided not to make a complaint, instead letting the relevant authorities take action against Atalanta and their fans.

Reina was struck in the back of the head by a coin during the final minutes of the 2-2 draw against the Bergamo-based club yesterday.

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The Spanish goalkeeper did not stop the match to complain and instead cleaned up his penalty area, being booked for time-wasting.

Corriere dello Sport reports that Atalanta now risk receiving a large fine and it’s also likely that a section of their stadium will be closed for a match or two.

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