Iachini revels in Siena win

Siena coach Giuseppe Iachini had nothing but praise for his players after they stunned high-flying Lazio 3-0.

Last Updated: 19/02/13 at 08:28 Post Comment

Giuseppe Iachini: 'The guys gave a great performance'

Giuseppe Iachini: 'The guys gave a great performance'

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

The Tuscan club had started the day at the foot of the Serie A table, but Innocent Emeghara's brace and a further strike from Alessandro Rosina capped a superb performance against a Lazio team challenging for a Champions League place.

The win saw Siena move to within four points of safety and Iachini admits it was a result to savour.

"The guys gave a great performance, you have to play well to beat Lazio," he said on acsiena.it.

"We played the game in the right way and are reaping the rewards of the great work we do during the week.

"We had prepared well for the match. We were careful in attack and then good hitting on the break."

Iachini is hoping his players can now go on a winning run as they look to climb out of the bottom three.

"The secret to this success is organisation, intensity and the right mindset to always go looking for a victory by playing proactively," he said.

"We have to continue like this, always believing in the work we do.

"I do not look at our ranking now, it makes no sense to do so. We will just try to win as many games as possible, then we will do the maths at the end."

Lazio remain third in the table but are 11 points behind leaders Juventus and without a win in their last five league matches.

Coach Vladimir Petkovic admitted his side were outplayed by Siena.

He said: "I take the blame for the team and the tactics, but you have to compliment Siena for the way they played. There are no excuses for this defeat.

"I did not need to shout at the players - they are smart and know what they did wrong.

"We also have to apologise to the fans because they did not see the real Lazio."


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet & £5 free every week


Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

C

lassic management. Build them up and then knock them back. Raise expectations and then dampen them. Create a dynamic where by you demand the most from your team, but where the team are given room to manoeuvre unexpected or unwanted results. Classy work by Van Gaal, he really reminds me a lot of me. A smart cookie, make no doubt.

hump3.
Van Gaal: 'I struggle for first three months'

H

e will be the England left back for ten years or more, and then you will have to thank MUFC for that. *smiles*

london saint
Shaw: Criticism spot on

P

urely because of that little diva moment he had last night, I don't want him coming to my club. DESTROYED ? Grow up and give something back to the club that helped put you up there on the world stage.

bale doubt
Saints' Schneiderlin stalemate

Footer 365

Transfer news: Gus Poyet confirms Sunderland talks with Liverpool striker Fabio Borini

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has indicated a move for Fabio Borini could still be on after confirming talks with Liverpool.

Transfer news: Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin hands in transfer request

Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has handed in a transfer request, according to Sky sources.

Van Gaal: 'I struggle for first three months'

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has hinted that it will take time for him to be successful at Old Trafford, claiming he may struggle for the first three months...

Mail Box

Mails Come From A Land Down Under

We have an example of league-owned clubs from Australia while Kiwi boys want more respect for refs. Plus, Van Gaal won't stick with 3-5-2 and worried if Koeman will cut it...

Youth Development Has To Be The Future

A varied Mailbox has thoughts on transfer targets, youth development, the obsession over 3-5-2, some innovative Blackpool suggestions and why Real bought Kroos...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property