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Mar 4, 2015 at 7.45pm UK at ​Stadio Olimpico
Lazio
1-1
Napoli
Klose (33')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Result: Lazio, Napoli draw in the first leg of Coppa Italia semi-final

Lazio and Napoli draw 1-1 in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semi-final.

Lazio and Napoli could not find a way past each other in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semi-final.

It was Lazio that started strongest with Miroslav Klose heading the ball onto the post from a header, before pressuring Mariano Andujar with another header from Dusan Basta's cross.

Gonzalo Higuain got Napoli's first shot on target, but should have opened the scoring after poking the ball straight at Etrit Berisha from Dries Mertens's cross.

It was Klose who recorded the first goal of the game though, the veteran German finishing low after a run and pass assist from Felipe Anderson.

Things then quietened down until after the break, David Lopez hitting the bar for Napoli with a header after rising unchallenged. Manolo Gabbiadini then had a deflected shot just tipped around the post, before grabbing the equaliser.

Huguain rounded Berisha but his shot his was heading wide until Gabbiadini arrived at the far post to poke the ball home.

Things then started to heat up and both Klose and Raul Albiol were booked for clashing together after a rough challenge from the latter.

It was end-to-end stuff with Klose once again involved in the action, along with Jonathan de Guzman. Napoli were getting on the wrong side of the referee though, with Gabbiadini, Giandomenico Mesto, and Gokhan Inler the latest players to be booked.

The second leg will take place on April 8 at Stadio San Paolo.

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Lazio's forward from Germany Miroslav Klose shoots and scores against AC Milan's goalkeeper from Spain Diego Lopez during the Italian Serie A football match on 24 January, 201
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Juventus1514103282443
2Napoli15112232141835
3Inter Milan1592427131429
4AC Milan157532418626
5Lazio157442218425
6Torino155731916322
7Atalanta BCAtalanta156362920921
8Parma156361619-321
9Roma155642620621
10SassuoloSassuolo155642422221
11Sampdoria155552319420
12Fiorentina154742116519
13CagliariCagliari153841519-417
14Genoa154472030-1016
15Empoli154471926-716
16SPALSPAL154381424-1015
17Udinese153481321-813
18Bologna152581324-1111
19FrosinoneFrosinone151591133-228
20AC Chievo VeronaChievo150691232-203

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