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Rome football derby ends in bitter disputes

Roma lit the touch paper under their Serie A title bid by winning 2-0 away to leaders Lazio in the Rome derby but the outcome was marred by bitter arguing after the game.

Lazio are now just two points ahead of second-placed AC Milan, who won 3-2 at rock-bottom Bari, following only their second defeat of the season.

Roma notched their first away success of the campaign - although admittedly in the Stadio Olimpico ground they share with their city rivals - and move to seven points off top.

But following penalties converted by Marco Borriello and Mirko Vucinic, Lazio's players and coach Edy Reja were left furious.

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GJ234407d ago

Every derby leaves disputes, giving away two penalties in a match will annoy Lazio

karim4407d ago

Roma were lucky that lazio weren't awarded a penalty in stoppage time

kulka4407d ago

would not change anything it was 2-0