STARS IN EUROPE - SENEGAL - CLUB - Balde Diao scores five-minute hat-trick
Italian Serie A
Sunday, 23 April 2017
Lazio vs Palermo 6:2 (HT 5:0)
Immobile (8' min., 9' min.)
Balde Diao (21' min., 24' min. pen, 26' min.)
Crecco (90' minutes)
Rispoli (46' minutes, 52' minutes)
Senegal's Keita Balde Diao hits a hat-trick in five minutes as Lazio score five goals in the opening 26 minutes as they thrash Palermo.
Ciro Immobile scored in the eighth and ninth minutes
Lazio became the first side to score five goals in the opening 26 minutes of a Serie A match since 1938 as they thrashed struggling Palermo.
The capital side, who move up to fourth in the table, led 2:0 within 10 minutes thanks to Ciro Immobile's double.
Keita Balde Diao then scored a hat-trick between the 21st and 26th minutes to complete the first-half scoring.
Andrea Rispoli scored twice after the break for Palermo before Luca Crecco's last-minute sixth goal for Lazio.
The only other team to score five goals as quickly in an Italian top-flight match were Juventus, who scored all theirs in 21 minutes in a 5:2 win over Fiorentina 79 years ago.