Watch: Lazio Overcome Mallorca To Win 1999 Cup Winners Cup

By Apollo Heyes -

23 years ago today, Lazio beat Mallorca 2-1 in the UEFA Cup Winners Cup Final to secure their first European trophy.

The Biancocelesti, under the guidance of Sven-GΓΆran Eriksson, had reached the final after securing wins over Lausanne-Sport, Partizan, Panionios and Lokomotiv Moscow.

In the final itself, hosted at Villa Park in England, Christian Vieri opened the scoring after seven minutes to give Lazio a short-lived lead, as Dani pulled back an equaliser after only four minutes. It was a level game until the 81st minute, when Pavel Nedved netted the winner, securing the Cup Winners Cup for Eriksson and Lazio.

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