Lazio collected their third point in the Champions League as they got another draw against Zenit.
is unbeaten in the Champions League. They missed a lot of their star players but managed to collect one point from the tough match.
, the Biancocelesti boss, says that he is satisfied with the draw and claims he could not ask for more. They recently drew againstBorussia Dortmund
“It’s so satisfying to have a squad like this and I could not ask for more right now,”
told Sky Sport Italia.
“In our last two Champions League away games, we had only 13 players.
had pain in his calf this morning, so could only play five minutes.
“This team is going beyond all expectations and I can only congratulate them. At half-time, I told them that they could give even more, although they were by that stage already scraping the bottom of the barrel for the last drops of energy. I can only praise this squad.”
There was again controversy, asCiro Immobile
and Lucas Leiva tested positive for COVID-19 in the UEFA swabs, but not the Serie A tests.
“It’s a shame to be in this situation. We are really struggling and I can only imagine how
would’ve played tonight with Immobile, Luis Alberto, Leiva, Stefan Radu, Senad Lulic, Strakosha and Gonzalo Escalante. I can only thank those who sacrifice themselves by playing every two and a half days.
“I am really pleased for Caicedo too, as he deserved his first Champions League goal. He’s always been loved at Lazio because he gives everything when he comes on. He too has been dealing with a shoulder problem for 15 days, so we’ll need to do something during the break for international duty.”