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Leverkusen power past Lazio; CSKA Moscow eliminate Sporting

Goals from Hakan Calhanglou, Admir Mehmedi and Karim Bellarabi powered Bayer 04 Leverkusen into the UEFA Champions League group stage on Wednesday night against a Lazio side that ultimately disappointed. The Bundesliga side took full advantage of Lazio defensive errors to build a 2-0 lead, then Bellarabi made it safe with a late strike that gave Leverkusen a 3-0 win on the night...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Serie A Preview

Italy's Serie A begins today with matches featuring two of the top three sides from last season—Roma and Lazio—in separate action. Beyond that, there's been quite the shakeup this summer. Both Inter and AC Milan have started splashing the cash again, reigning champions Juventus are in the middle of restructuring, and two of the three promoted clubs have never played in Serie...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lazio striker Miroslav Klose out for 3 matches with thigh injury

ROME -- Lazio has confirmed that striker Miroslav Klose will be sidelined for at least three matches with a left thigh injury. Klose was substituted at halftime of Lazio's 1-0 win Tuesday over Bayer Leverkusen in the first leg of their Champions League playoff with a suspected torn muscle. On Thursday team doctor Stefano Salvator said ''the outcome of the tests on Klose was what...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lazio striker Klose out for 3 matches with thigh injury

ROME (AP) Lazio has confirmed that striker Miroslav Klose will be sidelined for at least three matches with a left thigh injury. Klose was substituted at halftime of Lazio's 1-0 win Tuesday over Bayer Leverkusen in the first leg of their Champions League playoff with a suspected torn muscle. On Thursday team doctor Stefano Salvator said ''the outcome of the tests on Klose was what...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lazio beats Leverkusen 1-0 in Champions League playoff

ROME (AP) Lazio beat Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League playoff on Tuesday, with halftime substitute Keita netting the only goal of an entertaining match. The 20-year-old Keita, who had added more bite to the Lazio attack after replacing Miroslav Klose, struck in the 77th minute. He raced from the halfway line before firing across into the bottom left...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lazio earn late winner vs. Bayer Leverkusen in Champions League playoff

Balde Diao Keita, a halftime substitute, proved to be the Lazio catalyst the Roman hosts grabbed a precious 1-0 first leg victory over Bayer Leverkusen in their Champions League playoff clash Tuesday night. The Senegalese speedster raced away when Kyriakos Papadopoulos lost possession near the halfway line, holding off and outpacing Jonathan Tah before unleashing the deciding shot...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Biggest Surprises Across Europe’s Top-Flight

Around Europe’s top-flight leagues this season in England, Spain, Germany, France, and Italy, there weren’t any surprises atop the table. Chelsea, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, PSG, and Juventus all won their respective leagues in 2014–15; big deal, right? Nowadays what typically counts as shocking is when a club makes a climb up the table that we weren’t expecting. So without...
Via The Sports Post
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lazio striker Klose admits he may decide to retire in the summer

Lazio forward Miroslav Klose has suggested this season might be his last, saying he will make up his mind spontaneously in the summer. The Germany World Cup winner has another year to go on his contract with the Serie A club, having triggered an extension clause by featuring in over 20 matches this season, but he remains undecided as to whether he will remain in Rome. Returning for...
Via Fox Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Miroslav Klose the ticket to the Champions League for Lazio?

After Monday’s 4-0 thrashing of top three rivals Fiorentina, Lazio are now in the last Champions League spot behind Juventus and eternal rivals Roma. Unlike the Spanish La Liga, the German Bundesliga and the English Premier League it’s the top THREE not four Italian clubs that make it to the Champions League. The Biancoceleste have a fight on their hands staving off the challenge...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Klose scores 2 as Lazio beats Fiorentina 4-0 in Serie A

ROME (AP) Miroslav Klose scored twice and Lazio made a big statement in the battle for Serie A's final Champions League spot with a 4-0 win over Fiorentina on Monday. Lucas Biglia opened the scoring with a long volleyed shot six minutes in at the Stadio Olimpico and Antonio Candreva added a penalty in the 65th before Klose scored two more. First Klose finished off a counterattack...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Napoli score draw vs. Lazio in Coppa Italia first leg semifinal

ROME -- Defending champion Napoli drew 1-1 at Lazio in the first leg of their Italian Cup semifinal on Wednesday. Miroslav Klose broke the deadlock in the 33rd minute but the in-form Manolo Gabbiadini leveled for Napoli shortly before the hour mark. Both sides also hit the woodwork in an entertaining match that leaves it all to play for in the second leg in Naples next month. The...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Serie A: Lazio rally vs. AC Milan; Cagliari earn important points

ROME -- Lazio came back to beat visiting AC Milan 3-1 and move into third place in Serie A on Saturday. Jeremy Menez put Milan ahead four minutes in at the Stadio Olimpico but Lazio - which has lost only once in eight matches - stormed back in the second half with a double from Marco Parolo and a goal by Miroslav Klose. Klose also set up Parolo's equalizer. Lazio moved one point...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Klose scores 1, sets up another as Lazio beats AC Milan 3-1

ROME (AP) Lazio came back to beat visiting AC Milan 3-1 and move into third place in Serie A on Saturday. Jeremy Menez put Milan ahead four minutes in at the Stadio Olimpico but Lazio - which has lost only once in eight matches - stormed back in the second half with goals from Marco Parolo in the 47th and 81st and Miroslav Klose in the 51st. Klose also set up Parolo's equalizer...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Miroslav Klose still proving his worth at Lazio

Miroslav Klose still proving his worth at Lazio - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Miroslav Klose is like wine. The older, the better. The 36 year old became the all time leading goal scorer in World Cup history earlier in the summer and it was believed that he would return to former club Kaiserslautern for his final season in his decorated career. However, Lazio manager Stefano...
Via Soccerlens
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lazio move to third place behind Klose's brace; Hellas Verona draw Cesena

ROME -- Miroslav Klose scored two goals a minute apart as Lazio beat visiting Cagliari 4-2 Monday to move into third place in Serie A. It was the fifth win in six matches for the Roman club, which is level with Sampdoria three points behind city rival Roma and six points behind Italian leader Juventus. ''We wanted to get third place tonight and now that we've got it we want to keep...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Indian Premier League soccer player dies from goal celebration (VIDEO)

A pro soccer player died Sunday from a goal celebration which went tragically wrong in India's Mizoram Premier League last Tuesday. Peter Biaksangzuala died in hospital five days after landing on his head while attempting a multiple-somersault after scoring for Bethlehem Vengthlang FC — a club based in the north east Indian province of Mizoram. The 23-year-old midfielder...
Via The Other Paper
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Indian footballer dies after goal celebration goes horribly wrong

Video: Indian footballer dies after goal celebration goes horribly wrong - originally posted on Soccerlens.com A tragic death has occurred to an Indian footballer after his somersault goal celebration went horribly wrong during a football match. Peter Biaksangzuala wanted to perform the acrobatic celebration, similar to the celebrations of Miroslav Klose, after scoring a goal for...
Via Soccerlens
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

No, the German national team is not in crisis

Ok, people, I am here today to strongly urge you to step back from that ledge. Let us talk about the German national team—you know, the one that just hoisted the 2014 World Cup trophy in Brazil this past summer. Apparently, after three uninspiring performances in their recent European Championship qualifiers—in which they have won, lost, and drawn—they are in some sort of...
Via The Sports Post
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Five thoughts on Euro 2016 qualifiers thus far

The qualifiers for the 2016 European Championships are underway. Much like the World Cup, the teams are split into nine groups. Each group is comprised of six teams (with the exception of Group I, which has five teams). Once the group stage matches are complete, twenty three teams will join France (who as host country receive automatic entry) to vie for the chance to become world...
Via The Sports Daily
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Klose: New Red Devils boss Van Gaal is tough to please

Miroslav Klose claims the years he spent playing under new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal were the hardest of his career. The 36-year-old - Germany's all-time leading goalscorer with 71 goals - left Bayern Munich in 2011 after struggling to satisfy the Dutchman. He played 60 games while Van Gaal was in charge of Bayern, but scored only 12 goals. "It was a tough time, particularly...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsenal's Mertesacker announces international retirement from Germany

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has announced his retirement from international football with Germany. Mertesacker joins Philipp Lahm and Miroslav Klose, who also retired from international football following Germany's World Cup triumph last month. The 29-year old has won 104 caps for his country and was part of the Germany squad that became the first European side to lift the...
Via Fox Sports
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Miroslav Klose Retires From International Soccer Holding Goals Records

FRANKFURT, Germany — Miroslav Klose, the top scorer in World Cup history, has retired from Germany’s national squad a month after the team won the title for the fourth time. The 36-year-old Klose scored twice in Brazil, making him the highest-scoring player in the tournament’s history with 16 goals, one ahead of Ronaldo. It was Klose’s fourth World Cup tournament. With a...
Via NESN.com
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany Striker Miroslav Klose Announces Retirement From International Soccer

Miroslav Klose has announced his retirement from international soccer less than one month after winning the World Cup with Germany in Brazil and becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in World Cup history. The 36-year-old enjoyed a largely successful international career spanning for over 13 years where he scored 71 goals in 137 appearances for the nation. The attacker, who broke...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany striker Klose calls time on international career

Germany's all-time leading goalscorer, Miroslav Klose, has announced his retirement from international football. Less than a month after helping his country win the World Cup the 36-year-old has opted to call it a day. He took his tally of World Cup goals to a record 16 during the tournament in Brazil and bows out with 71 international strikes to his name. "With the win in Brazil...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Miroslav Klose retires from German national team

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Miroslav Klose has announced his retirement from Germany's national squad a month after the team won the World Cup. The 36-year-old scored two goals in Brazil, making him the highest-scoring player in World Cup history with 16, one ahead of Brazil's Ronaldo. With a career total of 71 goals, Klose is also the highest-scoring player for Germany. Klose says...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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