2008–09 S.S. Lazio season

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Lazio
2008–09 season
Chairman Italy Claudio Lotito
Owner Italy Claudio Lotito
Manager Italy Delio Rossi
Serie A 10th
Coppa Italia Winners
Top goalscorer League:
Mauro Zárate (13)
All:
Mauro Zárate (16)
Highest home attendance 55,490 v Roma
(11 April 2009)
Lowest home attendance 25,500 v Napoli
(26 October 2008)
Average home league attendance 34,626
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2008–09 football season was Società Sportiva Lazio's 108th season since the club's existence and their 21st consecutive in the top division of Italian football.

Club[edit]

Management[edit]

Position Staff
Head coach Italy Delio Rossi
Assistant coach Italy Fedele Limone
Goalkeeping coach Italy Adalberto Grigioni
Fitness coaches Italy Valter Vio
Italy Adriano Bianchini
Club doctors Italy Roberto Bianchini
Italy Stefano Salvatori

Last updated: October 14, 2008
Source: S.S Lazio Staff

Other information[edit]

President Italy Claudio Lotito
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Stadio Olimpico (72, 698 / 105m x 68m)

Source: SSLazio.it

Squad[edit]

First team[edit]

As of September 20, 2008[1][2][3][4] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Argentina GK Juan Pablo Carrizo
2 Switzerland DF Stephan Lichtsteiner
3 Serbia DF Aleksandar Kolarov
4 Italy MF Fabio Firmani
5 Italy MF Cristian Brocchi
6 France MF Ousmane Dabo
7 Italy DF Manuel Belleri
8 Brazil MF Matuzalém (on loan from Real Zaragoza)
10 Argentina FW Mauro Zárate (on loan from Al-Sadd)
11 Italy MF Stefano Mauri
13 Italy DF Sebastiano Siviglia
14 Italy GK Tommaso Berni
16 Italy DF Alessandro Tuia
17 Italy MF Pasquale Foggia
18 Italy FW Tommaso Rocchi (captain)
19 Republic of Macedonia FW Goran Pandev
20 Czech Republic FW Libor Kozák
No. Position Player
21 Italy FW Simone Inzaghi
22 Czech Republic DF David Rozehnal
23 France MF Mourad Meghni
24 Argentina MF Cristian Ledesma (vice-captain)
25 Brazil DF Emílson Sánchez Cribari
26 Nigeria FW Stephen Ayodele Makinwa
29 Italy DF Lorenzo De Silvestri
32 Romania DF Ştefan Radu
49 Italy MF Antonio Cinelli
68 Ivory Coast MF Christian Manfredini
80 Italy MF Massimo Mutarelli
81 Italy FW Simone Del Nero
86 Uruguay GK Fernando Muslera
87 France DF Mobido Diakité
89 France GK Vincent Degré
90 Italy FW Ettore Mendicino
91 Italy DF Marco Davide Faraoni

For all transfers and loans pertaining to Lazio for the current season, please see; summer 2008 transfers.

Double passports[edit]

Non-EU players[edit]

Serie A[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
7 Udinese 38 16 10 12 61 50 +11 58
8 Palermo 38 17 6 15 57 50 +7 57
9 Cagliari 38 15 8 15 49 50 −1 53
10 Lazio 38 15 5 18 46 55 −9 50 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Play-off round 1
11 Atalanta 38 13 8 17 45 48 −3 47
12 Napoli 38 12 10 16 43 45 −2 46
13 Sampdoria 38 11 13 14 49 52 −3 46

Source: lega-calcio.it (Italian)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1Lazio qualified for the play-off round of the UEFA Europa League 2009–10 by winning the Coppa Italia 2008–09.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Matches[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 15 5 18 46 55 −9 50 8 4 7 23 24 −1 7 1 11 23 31 −8

Top Scorers[edit]

Coppa Italia[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
24 August 2008 Third Round Benevento H 5 – 1 Mauri 9', Meghni 22', Manfredini 54', Pandev (2) 57', 90' 8,000
1 October 2008 Fourth Round Atalanta H 2 – 0 Ledesma 17', Pandev 83' 10,000
4 December 2008 Round of 16 Milan A 2 – 1 Zárate 87' (pen.), Pandev 92' 10,000
23 January 2009 Quarter-final Torino H 3 – 1 Pandev 47', Mauri 55', Rocchi 91' 10,000
3 March 2009 Semi-final
First leg
Juventus H 2 – 1 Pandev 66', Rocchi 78' 50,000
22 April 2009 Semi-final
Second leg
Juventus A 2 – 1 Zárate 37', Kolarov 46'
13 May 2009 Final Sampdoria N 1 – 1 Zárate 4'
(6 – 5p)
68,000

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos. Name From Fee
9 June 2008 DF Czech Republic David Rozehnal England Newcastle United Undisclosed[5]
24 June 2008 DF Romania Ştefan Radu Romania Dinamo Bucureşti €4.2m[6]
5 July 2008 FW Czech Republic Libor Kozák Czech Republic Opava €1.2m[7]
16 July 2008 DF Switzerland Stephan Lichtsteiner France Lille €1.8m[8]
28 August 2008 MF Italy Cristian Brocchi Italy Milan Undisclosed[9]

Out[edit]

Date Pos. Name To Fee
30 June 2008 GK Italy Marco Ballotta Unattached Retired[10]
30 June 2008 MF Italy Fabio Vignaroli Unattached End of contract[11]
9 July 2008 FW Albania Igli Tare Unattached Retired[12]
17 July 2008 MF Belgium Gaby Mudingayi Italy Bologna €6m[13]
23 July 2008 MF Switzerland Valon Behrami England West Ham United €6.5m[14]
25 October 2008 MF Italy Massimo Mutarelli Unattached Breach of contract[15]

Loaned in[edit]

Date From Date To Pos. Name From Fee
5 July 2008 End of the season FW Argentina Mauro Zárate Qatar Al-Sadd €3m[16][17]
18 July 2008 End of the season MF Brazil Matuzalém Spain Real Zaragoza Free[18]

Loaned out[edit]

Date From Date To Pos. Name Moving To Fee
19 July 2008 End of the season DF Italy Ivan Artipoli Italy Modena Free[11]
18 July 2008 End of the season DF Italy Luciano Zauri Italy Fiorentina Free[19]
31 August 2008 End of the season MF Italy Roberto Baronio Italy Brescia Free[11]
31 August 2008 End of the season DF Italy Guglielmo Stendardo Italy Lecce Free[11]
22 January 2009 End of the season FW Nigeria Stephen Makinwa Italy Chievo Free[20]
25 January 2009 End of the season DF Italy Manuel Belleri Italy Bologna Free[21]
31 January 2009 End of the season GK Italy Tommaso Berni Italy Salernitana Free[22]

Estimated transfer totals[edit]

Does not take into account undisclosed fees.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prima Squadra" (in Italian). sslazio.it. Retrieved 2008-09-03. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Variazione numerazione maglie" (PDF) (in Italian). Lega Nazionale Professionisti. Archived from the original on 9 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-23. [dead link]
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  8. ^ "Lazio, è arrivato lo svizzero Lichtsteiner". Corrieredellosport.it (in Italian) (Il Corriere dello Sport). 2008-07-16. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 
  9. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale A.C. Milan". Acmilan.com (in Italian) (A.C. Milan). 2008-08-28. Retrieved 2009-09-08. [dead link]
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  13. ^ "Lazio: Mudingayi ceduto al Bologna". Corrieredellosport.it (in Italian) (Il Corriere dello Sport). 2008-07-17. Retrieved 2009-09-08. [dead link]
  14. ^ "West Ham sign Lazio star Behrami". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 2008-07-23. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 
  15. ^ "Lazio, svincolato Massimo Mutarelli". Corrieredellosport.it (in Italian) (Il Corriere dello Sport). 2008-10-25. Retrieved 2009-09-09. [dead link]
  16. ^ "Lazio secure Zarate in loan deal". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 2009-07-05. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 
  17. ^ "Colpo Lazio, è fatta per Zarate". Corrieredellosport.it (in Italian) (Il Corriere dello Sport). 2008-06-29. Retrieved 2009-09-08. 
  18. ^ "Ufficiale, Matuzalem alla Lazio". Corrieredellosport.it (in Italian) (Il Corriere dello Sport). 2008-07-18. Retrieved 2009-09-08. [dead link]
  19. ^ "Ufficiale, Zauri alla Fiorentina". Corrieredellosport.it (in Italian) (Il Corriere dello Sport). 2008-07-18. Retrieved 2009-09-09. 
  20. ^ "Lazio, Makinwa ceduto in prestito al Chievo". Corrieredellosport.it (in Italian) (Il Corriere dello Sport). 2009-01-21. Retrieved 2009-09-09. 
  21. ^ "Bologna, preso Belleri dalla Lazio". Corrieredellosport.it (in Italian) (Il Corriere dello Sport). 2009-01-25. Retrieved 2009-09-09. [dead link]
  22. ^ "Salernitana, in arrivo Berni dalla Lazio". Corrieredellosport.it (in Italian) (Il Corriere dello Sport). 2009-02-01. Retrieved 2009-09-09. [dead link]

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