Fri11282014

LAST_UPDATEFri, 28 Nov 2014 1am

Back Up Your Statement On Quran Incident, Kit Siang Tells Mashitah

Back Up Your Statement On Quran Incident, Kit Siang Tells Mashitah

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27...

‘Let Umno Elect MCA, MIC Leaders Into BN Supreme Council’

‘Let Umno Elect MCA, MIC Leaders Into BN Supreme Council’

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27...

After Flip-Flop On Sedition Act, Will The ISA Return Too?

After Flip-Flop On Sedition Act, Will The ISA Return Too?

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27...

Learn To Unite Like The Opposition, Perlis Delegate Tells Umno

Learn To Unite Like The Opposition, Perlis Delegate Tells Umno

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27...

Selangor Umno Pleads For Party To Continue To Have Trust In Them

Selangor Umno Pleads For Party To Continue To Have Trust In Them

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27...

Climate Change: Global Weather Predicted To Become Increasingly Extreme Despite Warnings

Climate Change: Global Weather Predicted To Become Increasingly Extreme Despite Warnings

Global weather will ...

Israel Says Foiled Hamas Plans For Jerusalem Attacks

Israel Says Foiled Hamas Plans For Jerusalem Attacks

Israel said on Thurs...

Afghan Suicide Attack Hits UK Embassy Car In Kabul

Afghan Suicide Attack Hits UK Embassy Car In Kabul

A suicide bomber has...

Thirteen Men Jailed For Child Abuse In Bristol

Thirteen Men Jailed For Child Abuse In Bristol

Thirteen men have be...

Powerful Quake Sparks Panic In Indonesia

Powerful Quake Sparks Panic In Indonesia

MANADO, (Indonesia),...

Pay With TnG At Tesco

Pay With TnG At Tesco

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26...

MMC To Proceed With Malaysia’s Largest Independent Power Firm IPO

MMC To Proceed With Malaysia’s Largest Independent Power Firm IPO

Malaysian builder MM...

MK Land Launching More New Houses At Damansara Perdana

MK Land Launching More New Houses At Damansara Perdana

PETALING JAYA: MK La...

BNM Pushing For Debit Cards To Replace Cash, Cheques

BNM Pushing For Debit Cards To Replace Cash, Cheques

KUALA LUMPUR: Six st...

I Shut Out CMS From My Life, Says Taib

I Shut Out CMS From My Life, Says Taib

KUCHING: Cahya Mata ...

Guys, Forget The Stereotype Gifts For Your Loved Ones. Try This Instead

Guys, Forget The Stereotype Gifts For Your Loved Ones. Try This Instead

THE key to happy and...

Real Women Flaunt It All

Real Women Flaunt It All

The saying ‘real wom...

The Exponential Benefits of Eating Less

The Exponential Benefits of Eating Less


Eating less food—who...

You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks, But You Can’t Clean Up Their Drinking Habits

You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks, But You Can’t Clean Up Their Drinking Habits

Any pet lover knows ...

[WITH VID] This Dog Has A Very Unique Way Of Dancing To Flo Rida

[WITH VID] This Dog Has A Very Unique Way Of Dancing To Flo Rida

Who says you need fe...

ROME: Lazio won the Coppa Italia for the sixth time with a narrow 1-0 win over fierce rivals Roma at Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.

Senad Lulic scored the winner after Roma goalkeeper Bogdan Lobont failed to deal with an Antonio Candreva cross.

Roma's best chance to equalize came when Francesco Totti's freekick was deflected onto the crossbar.

"This victory won't be forgotten. I found myself there in the right moment. I dedicate this goal to my wife, who is pregnant," said Lulic.

Victory for Lazio, who ended the season seventh in Serie A, means they qualify for the Europa League group stage. 

It also continues their recent good record in derby games against their Rome rivals, who miss out on European football next season despite finishing one place higher in the league.

Chances were rare in a scrappy match, with Lazio dominating in the first half but failing to make their superior possession count.

Miroslav Klose had their best effort before the break when his powerful close-range header brought a superb save out of Lobont, but Roma threatened soon after when Mattia Destro nodded wide from Marquinho's cross.

Lazio should have taken the lead in the 67th minute when Stefano Mauri nodded Lulic's cross into the path of Klose in front of goal, but he failed to make contact from three yards out.

However, only three minutes later Bosnia midfielder Lulic struck from close range when Lobont could only tip Candreva's cross into his path.

In response, Roma poured forward but, aside from a goalmouth scramble after Totti's free-kick hit the woodwork, they created little.

- mD