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Alex On August - 8 - 2009

Lazio Stun Inter To Win Italian Super Cup

That is right folks Lazio winners of last season’s Coppa Italia, defeat the reigning scudetto champions and desert fox Mourinho 2-1 in Beijing earlier today, claiming the first silverware before the start of the domestic leagues in Italy.

Samuel Eto’o would score his first goal for his new club in the 78th minute but that was all for Eto’o and Inter as the mighty Mourinho crew could not overcome the captial side who went up 2-0, with goals less than 3 minutes apart earlier in the second half. The winner was scored by captain Tommaso Rocchi.

Today’s victory returns Lazio to Super Cup glory after an absence of 9 years.

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Inter: Julio Cesar; Maicon, Lucio, Chivu, Zanetti; Muntari (Suazo 83), Cambiasso, Thiago Motta (Vieira 69); Stankovic (Balotelli 69); Milito, Eto’o

Lazio: Muslera; Lichtsteiner, Siviglia, Diakitè, Kolarov; Brocchi, Baronio (Dabo 53), Mauri; Matuzalem (Cribari 81); Rocchi (Cruz 71), Zarate

Ref: Morganti

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