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Klose admits to handball, Lazio goal disallowed
Football Italia, September 26th, 2012 9:22PM

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Uruguayan Edinson Cavani's hat trick for Napoli in its 3-0 win over Lazio was overshadowed by Miroslav Klose's confession to having using his hand to score for Lazio.

The incident took place after just three and a half minutes when Klose used his hand to score on a corner from five yards out. Napoli players were furious as replays showed Klose's deed. A scuffle ensued but Klose admitted to the handball, prompting referee Luca Banti to disallow the goal.

Napoli players then surrounded Klose and patted him on the back to thank him for his display of fair play. (Video)

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