Pedro Rodriguez praised by coach as Lazio beat Lokomotiv Moscow/Photo/sslazio.it
Pedro replaced Felipe Anderson in the 46th minute. The team nicknamed Gli Aquilotti had difficulties in the first half and were unable to break the deadlock until halftime.
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When Pedro came in, the game changed. The attack scheme built up seemed more convincing since he entered. The attack made it difficult for the home team’s defense to commit two fatal violations which caused the visitors to get two penalties.
What made Sarri even more impressed, Pedro also managed to score a goal in that match. The former Chelsea striker listed his name on the scoreboard in the 87th minute’. He made a shot from outside the penalty box after using the ball vomit from a corner kick scheme.
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“He is a phenomenal player, when he has these nights, these games, he can change everything,” Sarri said after the match as reported by Tuttomercatoweb, Friday (11/26/2021).
On the other hand, the former Chelsea tactician also assessed the quality of his team as better than the home team. Therefore Gli Aquilotti was able to win and after the game got better in the second half.
“It’s normal that this happens, we can have all the optimization levels we want, but in the end quality makes the difference.”