Rocchi out for a month
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Lazio captain Tommaso Rocchi has been ruled out for a month after suffering a fractured hand during the 3-0 defeat of Udinese.

"He (Rocchi) suffered a blunt trauma to the hand resulting in a fracture of the fifth metacarpal (bone)," Lazio said in a brief statement. "A plaster cast has been put on and, unless there are complications, he will be able to resume full competition in a month."

Lazio's eighth win in 14 games Tuesday meant they cemented fifth place in the table to sit six points adrift of leaders and champions Juventus.