Genoa beats 10-man Lazio 3-2 in Serie A


ROME (AP) -- A spectacular goal from Rodrigo Palacio launched Genoa to a 3-2 win over 10-man Lazio in the Serie A lunchtime fixture Sunday.

With his back to the goal, Palacio somehow found the target with a volley over his head into the far top corner in the 10th minute off a corner.

Serbian forward Bosko Jankovic then scored in the 25th and 46th to make it 3-0, but Cristian Ledesma pulled one back with a penalty for Lazio in the 54th and Uruguayan midfielder Alvaro Gonzalez scored again for the Roman club in the 90th.

Lazio defender Mobido Diakite was sent off for apparent protests in the 82nd.

Lazio remained fourth, five points behind Italian league leader Juventus, which faced Siena later.

Genoa joined Napoli in seventh place, 14 points back.