(VIDEO) Italian press praises the Ecuadorian striker and highlights a new goal scored in the final minutes.
The legend grows because football miracles do not stop happening. The dying rescues are grateful and effusively celebrated by Lazio fans, from the stands of the Olympic stadium or from wherever they are watching their team’s games in these times of pandemic. But the players of the Roman club and the coach Simone Inzaghi are also grateful. They know that when everything seems lost the Ecuadorian Felipe Caicedo He enters the field, from the substitution, and with a saving goal always at the last minute, converts a defeat into equality, or a draw into victory.
A new chapter of a recurring event happened on Saturday, for the 29th date of Serie A of the Italian tournament. At 73 minutes, Ciro Immobile came out and the tricolor striker took his place. And at 89, another entry in the now called Zona Caicedo (the name Zona Cesarini, used in Italy to refer to the goals scored at the end of the games is archived) to give Lazio the harrowing 2-1 victory over Spezia .
‘It is always yours to merit’
“If Lazio win in the final minutes, the credit is always yours: Felipe Caicedo. The Whites beat Spezia 2-1 thanks to the penalty scored in the 89th minute by the Ecuadorian striker, which was confirmed as decisive, “the newspaper commented. The Republic.
That newspaper added: “The usual Caicedo decides. But never say that (a game) is over when Caicedo is on the court. The Ecuadorian forward was present in the 89th minute after a hand from Marchizza. The Panterone beat Jeroen Zoet (Spezia’s goalkeeper), thus giving Lazio three gold points. The end is red hot. The capital club is in the midst of (qualifying for the) Champions (2022) career ”.
It was also Felipao the exclusive figure in the reviews of Corriere dello Sport. That newspaper reported: “Zona Caicedo, once again, to launch Inzaghi’s men in pursuit of the Champions League: three very important points obtained against a great Spezia, a difficult rookie who surrendered only at the end.”
And from the goal from Guayaquil, he highlights: “Caicedo’s eighth goal is worth gold. True gold, because Lazio is back in the Champions League race with all the heart and pride of those who do not want to give up ”.
Corriere dello Sport contrasts the importance of Caicedo with his striking status as a substitute in Lazio. “Eight goals for a third striker are not few, even 28 since he arrived, always behind Ciro Immobile, in silence and with the utmost dedication to the cause. If necessary, I am ready: and 7 goals, added Saturday’s, scored from minute 89, obviously all decisive and often beautiful as well as important ”.
And the Roman medium adds: “However, despite the numbers of Felipao, Lazio invested almost 20 million euros for another striker: Muriqi, who remained on the bench against Spezia. It remains a true mystery (…), but Simone Inzaghi knows that when she turns around (towards the substitute bench) she will meet the Pantera: a habitual goal in the Caicedo area ”.
The messenger He said, “Let’s start at the end. Caicedo’s goal that decided the game in the 89th minute. Cold from the penalty spot, the Ecuadorian gave Lazio three points, which is still so close to the Champions League train.
And the Gazzetta dello Sport, from Milan: “Caicedo once again put Lazio ahead with his eighth goal in the league. Once again the Ecuadorian was decisive at the end of the match. Again it is Caicedo who takes the chestnuts out of the fire ”. (D)
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