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Serie A| Ciro Immobile scores as Lazio beats Brescia 2-0 in race for 2nd

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Lazio’s Ciro Immobile, proper, celebrates with teammate Joaquin Correa after scoring his sides second purpose in the course of the Serie A soccer match between Lazio and Brescia, at Rome’s Olympic Stadium, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Lazio stored alive its hopes of ending second in the Italian league with a 2-0 win in opposition to already-relegated Brescia in its penultimate match of the season on Wednesday.

Ciro Immobile additionally boosted his possibilities of clinching the highest scorer award as he netted his 35th purpose of the season, transferring 4 away from Juventus ahead Cristiano Ronaldo.

Immobile can be only one off equaling the all-time report of 36 objectives in a Serie A season, set by Gonzalo Higuain when he was at Napoli in 2015-16.

Immobile’s late purpose sealed the win for Lazio, which had taken the lead in the primary half by way of Joaquín Correa.

Lazio moved degree on factors with Atalanta, one under second-place Inter Milan. Atalanta performs Inter in the ultimate spherical of the season, when Lazio visits Napoli.

GREAT ESCAPE?

Lecce was given a glimmer of hope of avoiding relegation as it received 2-1 at Udinese whereas Genoa was routed 5-Zero at Sassuolo.

Lecce remained in the underside three however is only one level under 17th-place Genoa.

Genoa hosts Hellas Verona on the ultimate day whereas Lecce welcomes Parma.

OTHER MATCHES

Zlatan Ibrahimović scored twice to assist AC Milan win 4-1 at Sampdoria.

It was the second time in three matches that the 38-year-old Ibrahimović has bought a brace.

Juventus, which received a record-extending ninth straight Serie A title on Sunday, fielded a much-changed workforce and misplaced 2-0 at Cagliari.

Cagliari’s Luca Gagliano, who turned 20 final week, scored and supplied an help in his Serie A debut.

Federico Chiesa scored a hat trick to assist Fiorentina beat Bologna 4-0, Roma received 3-2 at Torino and Verona beat Spal 3-0.