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Advantage Vaslui after Lazio stalemate

Published: Thursday 1 December 2011, 22.57CET
FC Vaslui 0-0 S.S. Lazio
Romanian side Vaslui moved a step closer to qualifying for the UEFA Europa League knockout stage after holding Lazio to a Group D draw.
Advantage Vaslui after Lazio stalemate
Lazio's Senad Lulić (left) holds off Vaslui's Vasile Buhăescu during the draw in Piatra Neamt ©Getty Images

Match statistics

VasluiLazio

Goals scored0
 
0
Attempts on target2
 
2
Attempts off target9
 
9
Corners4
 
4
Offsides2
 
3
Fouls committed19
 
19
Yellow cards4
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Group D

PPts
1Sporting Clube de Portugal Sporting512
2FC Vaslui Vaslui56
3S.S. Lazio Lazio56
4FC Zürich Zürich52
Last updated: 17/05/2012 12:39 CET

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Published: Thursday 1 December 2011, 22.57CET

Advantage Vaslui after Lazio stalemate

FC Vaslui 0-0 S.S. Lazio
Romanian side Vaslui moved a step closer to qualifying for the UEFA Europa League knockout stage after holding Lazio to a Group D draw.

FC Vaslui edged closer to qualifying for the UEFA Europa League round of 32 after sharing a goalless draw with S.S. Lazio.

Viorel Hizo's charges, unbeaten at home in UEFA club competition, visit FC Zürich on 14 December needing to match whatever the Serie A side manage at home against Group D winners Sporting Clube de Portugal to qualify as runners-up.

With both sides requiring victory to seal certain qualification, it was a cagey match. Lazio began brightest, Álvaro González embarking on a wonderful early run down the right, cutting into the area and picking out Miroslav Klose. The Germany striker was denied by Vytautas Černiauskas's brave block.

Having drawn 2-2 with their opponents in Rome, the hosts were by no means cowed by Eduardo Reja's men even after Senad Lulić forced a smart save from Černiauskas with a 25-metre shot on 36 minutes and Klose skimmed the far post moments later with a clever shot on the turn.

Indeed the Galben-verzii looked just as likely to score in the opening hour, particularly from set pieces; Adailton's ability came to the fore. Mike Temwanjera connected with one of the Brazilian's free-kicks, heading wide, while Gladstone was thwarted by Federico Marchetti after volleying Paul Papp's knock-down from another Adailton chip. Vaslui's No10 also teed up Temwanjera from open play.

Adailton might have scored himself when his 20-metre free-kick curled just wide on the hour. Lazio, meanwhile, left it too late to chance their arm. The Biancocelesti's fate could have been different had Giuseppe Sculli not skied Klose's cut-back on 74 minutes and Tommaso Rocchi not squandered two chances in the last seven minutes, but Vaslui held out.

Last updated: 03/12/11 0.03CET

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Lineups

vaslui

Vaslui

lazio

Lazio

12
ČerniauskasVytautas Černiauskas (GK)
83
MarchettiFederico Marchetti (GK)
3
Papp Paul Papp
Yellow Card22
8
HernanesHernanes
Yellow Card28
10
AdailtonAdailton (C)
15
GonzálezÁlvaro González
11
MilisavljevićNemanja Milisavljević
19
LulićSenad Lulić
Substitution59
18
SânmărteanLucian Sânmărtean
20
BiavaGiuseppe Biava
19
TemwanjeraMike Temwanjera
Yellow Card20
Substitution90
21
DiakitèModibo Diakitè
20
MilanovZhivko Milanov
25
KloseMiroslav Klose
23
PavlovićMiloš Pavlović
26
RaduŞtefan Radu (C)
Yellow Card65
26
FarkašPavol Farkaš
27
CanaLorik Cana
85
GladstoneGladstone
Yellow Card32
Substitution71
29
KonkoAbdoulay Konko
Substitution88
88
BuhăescuVasile Buhăescu
Substitution58
99
CisséDjibril Cissé
Substitution71

Substitutes

22
PuiaClaudiu Puia (GK)
1
BizzarriAlbano Bizzarri (GK)
5
ZmeuDenis Zmeu
Substitution71
7
SculliGiuseppe Sculli
Substitution59
9
BelloYero Bello
Substitution90
9
RocchiTommaso Rocchi
Substitution71
21
BalaurIonuţ Balaur
18
KozákLibor Kozák
Substitution88
25
Willian GerlemWillian Gerlem
24
LedesmaCristian Ledesma
30
CostinRaul Costin
41
Zampa Enrico Zampa
77
JovanovićPetar Jovanović
Substitution58
Yellow Card85
78
ZauriLuciano Zauri

Coach

Viorel Hizo (ROU) Edoardo Reja (ITA)

Referee

Milorad Mažić (SRB)

Assistant referees

Milovan Ristić (SRB), Igor Radojčić (SRB)

Fourth official

Milenko Vukadinović (SRB)

Additional assistant referees

Boško Jovanetić (SRB), Vlado Glodjović (SRB)

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