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Sarri reveals mixed feelings in his frist half-season at Lazio

Wed 22 December 2021 | 20:51

Maurizio Sarri has opened up on his complex journey during his first half-season as Lazio manager after the 3-1 victory over Venezia.

Lazio

remained in the hunt for European qualification after beating

Venezia

3-1 on Wednesday.

After 19 games, the Biancocelesti are eighth in Serie A, seven points shy of the Champions League spot. While the club has displayed signs of Sarri's typical attacking flair, concerns with consistency continue to plague the team and hamper results.

Speaking in a press conference after the game,

Sarri

talked about different aspects of the match.

‘They have high level players here. Great dynamism, we had control of the game, I’m disappointed that at the end of the first half things were level, the team had done something more. In the second half we dribbled less, but we snatched the game more.

‘We could have managed the counters more calmly, dribbled a bit more and kept the game at a lower pace. After Acerbi’s injury we weren’t playing well on the pitch, it was complicated. Characteristically, we held our own, so this time it’s a good thing.’

The former

Chelsea

and

Napoli

boss revealed the first half-season of his career at the Roman club has been a complex journey, full of difficulties. Some steps forward, some setbacks.

‘We seem to be growing in what I like as well. Everyone talks about us as a dribbling team, in reality we are second or third in the vertical play rankings. Dribbling that we would also like to be vertical, not only horizontal.’


source: SportMob

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