Lazio coach Vladimir Petkovic paid tribute to fans after their derby win over AS Roma.

Petkovic says the supporters inspired them to victory on Sunday.

"I wanted to go to the Curva after the game," he told Sky Sport Italia. "Just to go and thank the fans for their support.

"We played the game like our normal selves and tried to take advantage of the opponents weaknesses.

"Thankfully we got the important result after a good game. I'm sure all the fans were happy with our win."