Lazio continue to drop points
Lazio missed out on the chance to close the gap on Serie A leaders AC Milan to a single point as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Catania in
Following AC Milan´s 1-1 draw at Sampdoria on Saturday, Lazio knew they could go one point behind the Rossoneri in the standings if they won but today´s result leaves them still second and three points off top. With just one win in their last five league games, Lazio coach
Lazio dominated the encounter at the Stadio Olimpico and had numerous chances to claim all three points but were denied by some fine saves from Catania goalkeeper
Catania took the lead soon after when Silvestre´s header from Cristian Llama´s corner-kick beat Muslera. Catania´s joy was shortlived as Lazio equalised before the break. A fast counter from Lazio saw
Lazio picked up where they left off after the restart. Andujar did well to palm over the bar Mauro Zarate´s effort from distance and shortly after the hour mark, Gomez struck wide from the edge of the area.
The Romans should have gone in front in the 70th minute. Floccari´s header from Pasquale Foggia´s cross was met by another fine save from Andujar.
With 15 minutes remaining, Zarate´s curled effort from 20 yards went just wide of the near post. Catania defended deeply in the last stages of the game and held on for a deserved point.