LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Lazio vs. Juventus 2013 (live score below) battle in the Coppa Italia soccer semifinals today from Roma. Today starts the second round of two semifinal matches in the Coppa Italia. The last time these two teams met, however, it ended in a draw, officials remind news.
Lazio vs. Juventus 2013 (start time 11:45 am PST) follows the 1-1 draw between the two teams during the January 22 showdown in Torino. In their first of two Coppa Italia semifinals matches, the teams delivered late scoring. Before thirty-two thousand spectators at Juventus Stadium, Federico Peluso for Juventus delivered the game’s first goal only at the sixty-three minute mark. But Lazio came back to tie up the game after Stefano Mauri scored at eighty-six minutes.
Lazio comes into today’s match after a shocking win against Catania earlier this month. On January 8, Lazio impressed news by holding Catania scoreless. But the team delivered a goal from Stefan Radu in the first half. In the second half, Hernanes earned a brace with goals at the sixty and ninety-one minute marks, respectively.
Juventus reached today’s semifinals after that win against Ac Milan in Torino this month, news analysts note. AC Milan scored only six minutes in the mark with a strike by El Shaarawy. But six minutes later, Milan let a goal in by Sebastian Giovinco. Late in the second half, Juventus earned their second goal from Mirko Vucinic.
After today’s match, Inter vs. Roma battles in their second semifinals match on April 17 Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, officials remind news. Inter, however, comes into that match with a one goal deficit. The finals will be played on May 26 from Stadio Olimpico in Rome. For live score updates today, click HERE.
Coppa Italia, Soccer