Lazio extend unbeaten streak to eight matches; Parma defeat Cagliari

BY foxsports • January 14, 2015


Lazio beat 10-man Torino 3-1 on Wednesday to reach the Italian Cup quarterfinals and extend its unbeaten run to eight matches.

Keita Balde put Lazio ahead after 13 minutes and Miroslav Klose doubled the lead in the 29th.

Josef Martinez pulled one back for Torino in the 49th. But Torino goalkeeper Daniele Padelli was sent off for a foul on Klose in the 55th and Cristian Ledesma converted the ensuing penalty.

Lazio has gone six games unbeaten in Serie A and two in Cup play.

Lazio will next face AC Milan, which beat Sassuolo 2-1 on Tuesday.

Also Wednesday, Parma beat Cagliari 2-1 and will next face either Juventus or Hellas Verona. Gabriel Paletta and Andrea Rispoli scored for Parma, while Marco Sau found the net for Cagliari.

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