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Lazio qualify for Italian Cup final


Senad Lulic

(AA) – Lazio has advanced to the Italian Cup final after beating Napoli 1-0 in the semi final second leg in Naples on Wednesday night.

Bosnian Senad Lulic put his team Lazio into the final by scoring the winning goal in the 79th minute of the game at Stadio San Paolo.

Lazio won the semis 2-1 on aggregate – the first leg in Rome ended 1-1.

Eliminating the reigning Italian Cup winners Napoli, Lazio will play against Juventus in the final to be played on June 7 at Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

Lazio last won the trophy two seasons ago.

Meanwhile, opponents Juve have not been crowned as Italian Cup winners since 1995.

Juventus and Roma have won the domestic trophy most frequently, with nine titles.

Lazio managed to win the Italian Cup six times.