Lazio vs. Roma: 6 Things We Learned

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Lazio vs. Roma: 6 Things We Learned
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Lazio triumphed in the Derby della Capitale on Sunday in Rome, beating city rivals Roma 3-2 at a drenched Stadio Olimpico.

As usual, Roma snatched the lead when Erik Lamela—who has now scored seven times in his last six games for the Giallorossi—rose highest to head home a Francesco Totti cross.

But as always, Zdenek Zeman's tactics allowed Lazio to come back into the match. Antonio Candreva, Miroslav Klose and Stefano Mauri made sure the Biancocelesti surged into a 3-1 lead.

Roma struggled to ever come back from this, having gone down to 10 men when Daniele De Rossi was needlessly sent off. Miralem Pjanic made it interesting with a late blockbuster effort, but Vladimir Petkovic's men held on to take the spoils in an enthralling encounter.

Here are the six things we learned.

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