Stefano Pioli kept Vitor Hugo on the bench in favor of Federico Ceccherini, while Gerson started on the wing. Pietro Terracciano made his first Fiorentina appearance between the sticks due to Alban Lafont’s ankle injury. Simone Inzaghi trotted out his expected XI.
Ciro Immobile opened the scoring for Lazio with an unstoppable strike from outside the area in the 23rd minute.
Luis Muriel pulled one back just after the hour mark with a neat finish at the front post across goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha from a Kevin Mirallas cross.
Goals: Immobile 23’ (ass. Correa), Muriel 61’ (ass. Mirallas)
Cards: Ceccherini 42’, Veretout 45’, Immobile 52’, Simeone 90’+1