Sport Immobile equals Lazio goalscoring record to keep the pressure on Juventus

00:25  01 july  2020
00:25  01 july  2020 Source:   goal.com

Lazio pulls out against Fiorentina

 Lazio pulls out against Fiorentina © Provided by Sofoot Lazio 2-1 Fiorentina Goals: Immobile (68th, sp) and Alberto (83rd) for Lazio // Ribéry (25th) for Fiorentina La Juventus is not out of the woods. Although beaten by Atalanta the previous day, Lazio got back on track for the 28th day to get closer to Juve. Against a Fiorentina who deserved much better, the dolphin of the Old Lady has indeed won.

Immobile 's strike also meant the Italy forward equalled his own record for the highest number of goals scored by a Lazio player in a Serie A season. With the pressure piled on Torino, Parolo then gave Lazio a precious victory when his shot, which came just after Milinkovic-Savic had drawn a save from

Immobile has scored 25 of Lazio 's 52 league goals this season and leads the race for the The only other player to equal that tally was former Inter Immobile has scored 123 Serie A goals over the past 10 seasons, which is more than any other player - a record that seems more remarkable given the

Ciro Immobile, Marco Parolo are posing for a picture: Ciro Immobile and Marco Parolo © Getty Images Ciro Immobile and Marco Parolo

Ciro Immobile equalled Lazio's goalscoring record for a single Serie A season as they kept up the pressure on leaders Juventus with a 2-1 win at Torino.

Playing ahead of Juve on Tuesday, Lazio came from behind to defeat Torino and move – temporarily at least – to within a point of Maurizio Sarri's side

Immobile was key to their result, scoring his 29th league goal of the campaign in the 48th minute to cancel out Andrea Belotti's early opener.

Immobile's low strike from the left side of the area into the bottom-right corner saw him equal a club record he set in 2017-18.

The only player to have scored more goals after 29 games in a Serie A season was Antonio Angelillo with 31 in 1958-59.

Italy international Immobile, playing against his former club, was not done there, however, and teed up Marco Parolo to secure the points and keep Lazio right on Juve's heels.

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