Date: 25th October 2015 at 8:24pm
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Felipe Anderson - Lazio's new number 10.Lazio struck thrice against visitors Torino during Sunday’s Serie A match at the Stadio Olimpico to keep their high standing position in the league table.

Senad Lulic made the breakthrough for the home side just before half time when he was found inside the box by Miroslav Klose’s header, and Felipe Anderson bagged a second-half brace to punish their lacklustre opponents.

Stefano Pioli’s side started off far more comfortably than the opposition and enjoyed the lion’s share of possession during the opening stages of the initial period.

Antonio Candreva enjoyed plenty of strikes in the first half to begin mounting the pressure, but Torino answered back to force Federico Marchetti into some much-needed saves.

Afriyie Acquah linked up with Bruno Peres on the right side of the area who made a decent strike towards the top corner, but the Italian acrobatically parried the strike out for a corner kick. Marchetti was called into action once again on the ensuing set piece, when Emiliano Moretti won his header and the keeper made a good save to keep the ball out.

The Aquile made sure of their dominance when Senad Lulic confidently buried a close-range strike, after Miroslav Klose won a headed pass for the unmarked Bosnian inside the area.

Felipe Anderson then scored his third goal in as many matches after an assist by Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. Mauricio won a free kick in his defensive half which was then thumped up the field and flicked on behind Il Toro’s back line by the head of Milinkovic-Savic, with the Brazilian confidently placing the ball into the bottom right corner after his run down the left flank.

The starlet Anderson then sealed the victory with the final strike of the night. Senad Lulic delivered a perfect grounded cross from his left-hand side that easily met the legs of the 22-year-old in the middle of the box, who easily completed his brace.

The result sees the Aquile on 18 points, while Torino are now ninth after failing to capitalise upon their promising start to the campaign.