Lazio 2–0 Sporting Lisbon: Kozak, Sculli score
Lazio 2-0 win over Sporting Lisbon to make sure ticket to qualify for the Europa League round of 32. Besiktas and Red Bull Salszburg go grab a ticket from each group.
Lazio ensure the success of the ticket is not separated from Zurich's 2-0 victory, which has been ascertained eliminated, over Vaslui who become rivals Lazio.
So a 2-0 win Lazio at the Olimpico, Wednesday(14/12/2011), over Sporting had ensures qualify as winners of Group D, both teams were making progress.
In the match, Lazio Libor Kozak lead through a header in front of goal after a cross from side welcomes the left, with two minutes before the break.
In the 55th minute, Lazio doubled their advantage. Escaped the offside trap, Giuseppe Sculli managed to send the ball past the opponent's goalkeeper.
For Lazio, an additional three points to make the collection now numbers nine, three points adrift of Sporting. Vaslui unmoved by six points, one point ahead of Zurich.
From Group E, Besiktas not only ensure a ticket to the round of 32 to accompany Stoke who had already been passed, but also advanced as group winners.
This was achieved after Besiktas 3-1 victory when the host Stoke, which finished the game minus one player following a red card for Matthew Upson in the middle of the second half.
With these results, Besiktas are now top Group E with 12 points, one point ahead of Stoke.