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Sampdoria try 0-0-10 formation

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When the Lazio side saw the Sampdoria players lined up on the half way line for kick off they may have expected an Italian football version of the haka.

They soon realised that New Zealand hadn't infiltrated their Italian rivals and it was in fact the bold tactics chosen by boss Sinisa Mihajlovic who went for a rather unconventional 0-0-10 formation.

The Serbian had clearly decided that to beat his old club, attack would be the best form of defence.

Sadly for the Serb things didn't go to plan as his side, despite having 10 up front, didn't manage a single goal.

The extreme lack of defence  looked to cost them as they fell to a 3-0 loss thanks to an inspired performance from Felipe Anderson.

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Lazio's reward for not being putting off by the strange Sampdoria tactics is moving into third position where as Sampdoria fell into fifth.

It could have been even better for Lazio too.

They had a goal ruled out for offside late on, presumably because the Sampdoria team weren't in their own half for the majority of the game.

It would appear that although attack may be the best form of defence, football teams do still need someone in front of their keeper.

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