Lazio Second Only to Liverpool in Impressive European Assist Stat

Luis Alberto provided his 10th assist of the season yesterday, putting Lazio just behind Liverpool in an interesting statistic.

The Biancocelesti picked up a confident 2-0 win over Sampdoria at the Stadio Olimpico last night and the 29-year-old Spanish midfielders was one of the stars of the show, providing the assist for Patric’s opening goal and showing off a classy piece of technical skill as he scored, doubling Lazio’s advantage.

As highlighted by OptaPaolo, Luis Alberto’s 10th assist of the Serie A season means that Lazio now have two players who’ve provided double figures in assists, something which only Liverpool can better, having three who’ve achieved the feat. Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has provided 11 assists this campaign in Rome, proving himself a star.

This is a sign of Maurizio Sarri’s exciting and on-brand attacking football, showing how he allows his star midfielders to play a key role in the attacking moves. Unfortunately for Lazio fans, either of these midfielders could be sold in the summer in order to fund a total squad overhaul.

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