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Lazio coach Inzaghi accepts Sassuolo defeat: Scudetto always long shot

Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi insists the Scudetto was always a long shot after their 2-1 home defeat to Sassuolo.

Lazio suffered a third consecutive defeat, despite taking the lead at the Olimpico through Luis Alberto, only to be out-played by Sassuolo in the second half.

Inzaghi said, "We need a few more points, because our Scudetto is qualifying for the Champions League. Talking about the Scudetto was always a bit of a stretch and we have to look reality in the face.

“That doesn't mean we will give up. Next season, in the Champions League, we'll be able to rotate the squad more."

He added: “Sassuolo have the option of changing nine players from the XI that started two days ago, but we just ended up copying what happened against Lecce. Once again, we went in front and fell away at the end.

“You can tell we're not sharp, as we are conceding goals that we wouldn't have done three months ago."

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