December 26, 2018 / 4:47 PM / 23 days ago

Soccer-Lazio win duel of Inzaghi brothers

MILAN, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi emerged victorious in a touchline duel with his older brother Filippo when his side won 2-0 at Bologna in Serie A on Wednesday.

Luiz Felipe and Senad Lulic scored from corners in each half as Lazio tightened their grip on fourth spot, the last Champions League place, by opening up a two-point gap on Sampdoria

Bologna’s defeat added to the pressure on former Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi as they remained in the bottom three with 13 points after extending their winless run to 11 league games.

Fiorentina defender Vitor Hugo had an unhappy afternoon as his side lost 1-0 at home to Parma, leaving the two sides level on mid table on 25 points.

The Brazilian’s mistake allowed Roberto Inglese to score the only goal in first-half stoppage time and he was sent off in the 65th minute for pulling down Jonathan Biabiany to stop a counter-attack.

Cagliari (20 points) moved away from the danger zone when a Diego Farias goal gave them a 1-0 win over Genoa (19 points). (Reporting by Brian Homewood, editing by Ed Osmond)

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