Ciro Immobile Equals Serie A Scoring Record With 36th Goal | Football News

Ciro Immobile Equals Serie A Scoring Record With 36th Goal


Lazio ahead Ciro Immobile (L) equalled the report for essentially the most targets in a Serie A marketing campaign.© AFP




Lazio ahead Ciro Immobile scored his 36th objective of the season on Saturday in a 3-1 defeat in opposition to Napoli to equal the report for essentially the most targets in a Serie A marketing campaign. The 30-year-old Italy worldwide tapped in after 22 minutes to match Argentina ahead Gonzalo Higuain’s report of 36 targets, set whereas enjoying for Napoli within the 2015-16 season. Immobile additionally wins the European Golden Shoe for the continent’s high scorer this time period, having overtaken Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski’s tally of 34 in midweek.

Fourteen of his targets have been from the penalty spot, as Lazio completed the season in fourth place, incomes a return to the Champions League.

It is the third time Immobile has gained the title of finest scorer in Italy after 2013-2014, when he scored 22 targets with Torino, and in 2017-2018 when his 29 targets for Lazio noticed him share the honour with Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi.

Cristiano Ronaldo missed out on profitable a primary ‘Capocannoniere’ award for high scorer within the Italian high flight, as he was rested for Juventus’s final game, a 3-1 defeat to Roma.

The 35-year-old five-time Ballon d’Or winner completed second finest with 31 targets.

Juventus had already wrapped up their ninth straight league title and are trying in the direction of their final 16 residence recreation in opposition to Lyon subsequent Friday when Maurizio Sarri’s facet have to overturn a 1-Zero first-leg deficit.

Inter Milan took second place with a 2-Zero win over direct rivals Atalanta in Bergamo, who fell to their first league defeat since January.

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Inter Milan end only one level behind the champions after profitable the three-team race for second spot.

Antonio Conte’s facet ended Atalanta’s 17-match unbeaten run going again to January 20, to complete the season on a excessive earlier than they play Getafe within the Europa League subsequent week.

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