Lazio beat Siena on penalties after 1-1 tie

(Sporting Alert) — Lazio beat Siena on penalty kicks to progress into the next round of the Italian Coppa Italia at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday.

Siena shockingly took the lead in minute 56th minute of playing time when Michael Ciani saw his clearance attempt hitting his own Lazio teammate Lorik Cana and ended up beating goalkeeper Juan Pablo Carrizo.

Siena then missed several glorious chances to put the game to bed, but their failure to do so saw those missed chances coming back to bite them in the end.

But Ciani came up big time for Lazio in the dying minutes of extra time when he leaped high to power a header past Simone Farelli, after Siena’s sloppy play resulted in Ciani delivering a wonderfully hit cross.

The game then went to penalties after both sides finished 1-1 at the end of extra-time and Lazio went on to take the game 4-1 on penalties in the Fifth Round tie.

Lazio 1-1 Siena (aet)
Scorers: Cana og 56 (S), Ciani 90+5 (L)

Lazio FC: Pablo Carrizo, Ciani, Lulic, Diakite, Cavanda, Hernanes, Onazi, Cana, Brocchi, Kozak, Floccari

Siena FC: Farelli, Del Grosso, Neto, Belmonte, Contini, Paci, Valiani, Vergassola, D’Agostino, Reginaldo, Bogdani

GAME SUMMARY
Lazio OG 56′
 Siena
Mickael Ciani
90′ GOAL Lorik Cana (og)
Yellow Cards
49′
Cristiano Del Grosso
109′
Nicola Belmonte
115′
Francesco Bolzoni
118′
Marcelo Larrondo
Substitutions
Cristian Brocchi
Stefano Mauri
63′
Ogenyi Onazi
Cristian Ledesma
63′
Mobido Diakite
Antonio Rozzi
83′
55′
Erjon Bogdani
Marcelo Larrondo
72′
Francesco Valiani
Francesco Bolzoni
87′
Gaetano D’Agostino
Ribair Rodriguez

 

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