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Lazio out – Another Serie A side fails in Europe

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Serie A’s third-placed team Lazio crashed out of the Europa League after a 2-0 loss to French side Rennes.

Last night saw the mighty Inter Milan eliminated from the Champions League. Tonight saw Lazio suffer a similar fate in the Europa League.

Lazio are having a great season domestically as they sit third in Serie A.

However, the quality of Italian football is being brought into question.

Following Inter’s group stage elimination and now Lazio’s failure, the case against Italian football is gaining credibility.

Lazio needed both results to go their way and to win themselves, neither of which happened.

Manager Simone Inzaghi spoke to Sky Sports Italia after the humiliating 2-0 defeat to Rennes that sealed their fate.

He admitted their quest was over long before tonight’s game.

Inzaghi said:

“Our qualification was not decided in Rennes.”

“We should’ve done better in the other games.”

“Our regrets are based on other matches rather than this one.”