Left Menu
Development News Edition

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Lazio strike late to beat Atalanta in Coppa Italia final

Reuters | Updated: 16-05-2019 02:33 IST | Created: 16-05-2019 02:33 IST
UPDATE 1-Soccer-Lazio strike late to beat Atalanta in Coppa Italia final
Two late goals gave Lazio a 2-0 Coppa Italia final win over Atalanta at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday. Sergej Milinkovic-Savic headed in from a corner with eight minutes remaining before Joaquin Correa's solo goal settled a nervy match in stoppage-time.

It was the seventh time Lazio have won the competition and their first triumph since 2013, the capital club’s victory ending four years of Juventus dominance in Italy’s domestic cup competition. The victory also earned Lazio a place in the Europa League group stage for next season.

Atalanta, who were looking to lift the Coppa Italia for the first time since 1963, have been the story of the season in Italy, after making a surprise charge into the Champions League places in Serie A. The game was a nervy affair from the start, but the Bergamo side created the best chance of the first half when Marten de Roon’s deflected shot struck the post with the goalkeeper beaten.

Lazio took the lead when Milinkovic-Savic rose to direct a header into the corner just minutes after coming off the bench. Correa then put the result beyond doubt in stoppage time as he skipped past a defender, rounded the goalkeeper and tucked a finish in from close range. (Editing by Ed Osmond and Toby Davis)



‘Discounted Deaths’ and COVID 19: Anthropology of Death and Emotions

Death is a social event rather than the mere cessation of biological functions. As seen by anthropologists, death is not just physical but intensely social, cultural, and political....

Indigenous knowledge of communities a must for maximizing impact of community work

Generally, it has been observed that the majority of the academicians in higher education institutions neglect the wisdom of community people and throw their weight around thinking that they know everything and the community knows nothing. ...

In rebuking FBR, Pakistan’s courts take a stand for public health

The system, if implemented effectively, will allow Pakistans revenue service to combat the illicit trade in tobacco products and potentially add hundreds of millions of dollars to the states budget each year. ...

Dissecting how COVID-19 is catalyzing the trajectory of New World Order

The ensuing pandemic of COVID-19 has hit the globalization in two ways firstly, shrinking the importance of globalization as an economic force by curtailing mobility through worldwide lockdowns, and secondly, rejuvenating the idea of indig...


Latest News

Covid tally in Ker touches 963; 67 new cases,over 1 lakh under observation

With Kerala continuing to witness a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases, the total tally touched 963 on Tuesday as 67 people tested positive, the biggest increase in a single day and those under observation crossed the one lakh mark. Chief Minist...

France aims to become Europe's top producer of clean cars -Macron

France wants to become the leading producer of clean cars in Europe and aims to build a million such vehicles within five years, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday.Macron also said that France would increase the state bonus fo...

IndiGo grounds Chennai-Coimbatore flight crew after passenger tests positive for coronavirus

IndiGo on Tuesday said it has grounded the crew that operated the Chennai-Coimbatore flight on Monday after one of the passengers oboard tested positive for coronavirusThe development assumes significance as this is possibly the first case ...

Newborn dies in UP as father runs from one hospital to another

A newborn child died allegedly due to lack of medical support in Uttar Pradeshs Gautam Buddh Nagar as his father kept running between hospitals in Greater Noida and Noida, prompting the district administration to launch a probe on Tuesday. ...

Give Feedback