Bologna 3 – Lazio 0: The Greyhounds cruise past The White and Sky Blues at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara

Bologna vs. Lazio

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Bologna’s 3-0 win over Lazio on Sunday, was hard fought at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara. Bologna were looking to get back their winning ways, following a previous defeat to Empoli whilst Lazio were able to continue their winning streak after a 3-2 win against Roma in their last match. Following today’s result, both teams are on 11 points and sit in 9th and 6th places respectively after 7 matches.

The Greyhounds dominated the first half, with Musa Barrow opening the rout, 14 minutes in. However they weren’t finished yet and Arthur Theate made it 2-0, 17 minutes in, finalising the first half 2-0.

Bologna continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Aaron Hickey in the 68th minute. The final result, Bologna 3, Lazio 0.

For Bologna, Federico Santander, Kevin Bonifazi and Emanuel Vignato, came on for Marko Arnautovic, Aaron Hickey and Musa Barrow. Lazio brought on Toma Basic, Manuel Lazzari, Jean Akpa, Danilo Cataldi and Patric, to replace Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Elseid Hysaj, Luis Alberto, Lucas Leiva and Vedat Muriqi.

The referee booked Adama Soumaoro and Lorenzo De Silvestri from Bologna. Lazio had the worst of it though, with Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Pedro, Manuel Lazzari, Francesco Acerbi and Luiz Felipe seeing yellow, and Francesco Acerbi then sent off with a red.

Bologna will next play Udinese away, with Lazio facing Internazionale at home.

Technical card:
Bologna: Lukasz Skorupski, Adama Soumaoro, Arthur Theate, Gary Medel, Lorenzo De Silvestri, Mattias Svanberg, Nicolas Dominguez, Aaron Hickey (Kevin Bonifazi, min.87), Musa Barrow (Emanuel Vignato, min.89), Roberto Soriano and Marko Arnautovic (Federico Santander, min.85)
Lazio: Pepe Reina, Adam Marusic, Luiz Felipe, Francesco Acerbi, Elseid Hysaj (Manuel Lazzari, min.58), Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Toma Basic, min.58), Luis Alberto (Jean Akpa, min.71), Lucas Leiva (Danilo Cataldi, min.71), Pedro, Vedat Muriqi (Patric, min.80) and Felipe Anderson
Stadium: the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara
Goals: Musa Barrow (1-0, min. 14), Arthur Theate (2-0, min. 17) and Aaron Hickey (3-0, min. 68)