Italian Coppa Italia
A late goal from Senad Lulic gave Lazio a 1-0 victory over Napoli on Wednesday and a place in the Coppa Italia final against Juventus.
Lazio advanced 2-1 on aggregate and will seek their third title in the last seven years in the June 7 final at their home stadium.
In the 79th minute, Lulic was left unmarked to steer home a cross from Felipe Anderson from inside the box.
Napoli argued in vain that Lazio forward Miroslav Klose was offside at the start of the move.
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