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Lazio Faces Six-Point Deduction in Game-Fixing Case

Serie A giant Lazio is facing the possibility of a six-point deduction for next season, while captain Stefano Mauri could be suspended for four and a half years following the start of the club’s game-fixing trial. Mauri is one of eight players accused of rigging games and failing to report match-fixing for two Serie A games -- Lazio vs. Genoa and Lecce vs. Lazio in May 2011. The prosecutor has requested the 33-year-old Mauri be handed the heaviest sentence, a 54-month ban.

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