Friday Feb 23, 2018  
     
 
  23/05/2011: Montella: "Lazio deserved Champions League"
email print  
 
As the season ended on Sunday night, so did Lazio's hopes of Champions League football next season. Despite Lazio winning 4-2 away to Lecce, Udinese's 0-0 draw with Milan was enough to leave the Fruliani on level points with Lazio but with a superior goal difference it was Udinese who got the Champions League slot.

Today Roma boss Vincenzo Montella, speaking at an award ceremony, spoke of the battle for fourth. "Who finishes higher usually does on merit. The rankings generally reflect the value of the teams. Lazio however, I must admit, were high up most of the season and perhaps deserved to enter the Champions League".

(Giannino Capaldi)
 
 
  Comments
 
 
 
 
 
Join us on the LazioLand Forum
This website was run by members of the LazioLand Forum, and we encourage you to join us on the forum or keep in touch via social media.
 
A Love Letter From Singapore: "Mia Cara Lazio, Where Are You?"
Nigel Gan conveys his thoughts in an open letter to Lazio.
 
Report: Lazio 1-1 Palermo
Lazio continues to struggle as Davide Ballardini leaves the Stadio Olimpico with a precious point.
 
Preview: Lazio - Palermo
Davide Ballardini returns to the Palermo bench and the Studio Olimpico to face Stefano Pioli's Lazio.
 
Pioli to be given time until the New Year?
Several reports in Italy are claiming that Pioli's job is under threat following the inconsistent start to the season.
 
Preview: Roma - Lazio
A Derby della Capitale with much at stake as Roma seek to put their Scudetto credentials to the test while Lazio aim to re-establish themselves as contenders.