Lazio move level with leaders Inter

Published: Sunday 26 September 2010, 18.15CET
S.S. Lazio have joined FC Internazionale Milano at the top of Serie A thanks to Mauro Zárate's goal in a 1-0 win at AC Chievo Verona, on a day when Udinese Calcio grabbed their first point.
Lazio move level with leaders Inter
Lazio won at Chievo to join Inter at the top of the table ©Getty Images
Published: Sunday 26 September 2010, 18.15CET

Lazio move level with leaders Inter

S.S. Lazio have joined FC Internazionale Milano at the top of Serie A thanks to Mauro Zárate's goal in a 1-0 win at AC Chievo Verona, on a day when Udinese Calcio grabbed their first point.

S.S. Lazio have moved level with FC Internazionale Milano at the top of the Serie A standings after triumphing 1-0 at high-fliers AC Chievo Verona, whose promising start took a similar dent to Brescia Calcio's following their 2-1 loss at AS Bari.

Chievo began the day in second spot and hopeful of overtaking Inter in pole position, but instead it was visitors Lazio who laid down a marker thanks to Mauro Zárate's low finish on 69 minutes. The capital side now boast ten points, one more than Chievo and Brescia, who were undone by Paulo Barreto's 55th-minute penalty for Bari.

The day's biggest winners were SSC Napoli, who posted a 4-1 success at AC Cesena thanks in part to a late Edinson Cavani brace. That result lifted them to sixth, one spot ahead of Calcio Catania, who drew 1-1 with Bologna FC.

In the lower reaches, Udinese Calcio collected their first point courtesy of a goalless stalemate at UC Sampdoria and ACF Fiorentina climbed out of the bottom three by downing Parma FC 2-0. In the late game, Juventus surged up to mid-table, with Miloš Krasić hitting a hat-trick in their 4-2 defeat of Cagliari Calcio.

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