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Lazio 1-4 Bayern Munich: Jamal Musiala becomes youngest English scorer in Champions League history

Jamal Musiala turned the youngest English scorer in the Champions League as holders Bayern defeated Lazio 4-1 in the primary leg of their last-16 tie in Rome.

The 17-year-old midfielder scored the second of the German aspect’s three first-half objectives as all of them however secured their place in the quarter-finals.

Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring by capitalising on a again move by Mateo Musacchio and firing dwelling inside the primary 10 minutes of the match.

Robert Lewandowski celebrates after opening the scoring for Bayern Munich against Lazio
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Robert Lewandowski celebrates after opening the scoring for Bayern Munich

It was the Pole’s 72nd objective in the competitors, shifting away from Raul to change into the outright third top-scorer in the history of the competitors after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Musiala then doubled the lead, scoring low into the nook of the online and in doing so changing into the second-youngest participant of any nationality to attain in the knockout levels of the Champions League.

Jamal Musiala  scores for Bayern Munich against Lazio during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match at the Olimpico Stadium on February 23, 2021 in Rome, Italy.
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Musiala fires dwelling for Bayern Munich in Rome

Only Bojan for Barcelona towards Schalke in 2008 can higher his document.

Leroy Sane made it three simply earlier than half-time, stabbing dwelling after Pepe Reina pushed Kingsley Coman’s shot into his path to go away humiliation looming for Bayern’s Serie A opponents.

When Francesco Acerbi put by way of his personal internet early in the second half, Lazio’s state of affairs worsened however Joaquin Correa pulled one again virtually instantly and that’s the way it remained.

Not that Hansi Flick’s group can be too troubled. This consequence sends a warning that the reigning champions are nonetheless the group to beat.

What’s subsequent?

Lazio’s subsequent sport sees them try to maneuver again into the Serie A Champions League spots with a visit to Bologna on Saturday; Kick-off at 5pm.

Bayern host relegation-threatened FC Cologne on the Allianz Arena on Saturday; Kick-off at 2.30pm.

The second leg of this Champions League last-16 conflict is on March 17; Kick-off at 8pm.

Champions League key dates

Round of 16 first legs: February 17/23/24

Round of 16 second legs: March 9/10/16/17

Quarter-final and semi-final attracts: March 19

Quarter-finals first legs: April 6/7

Quarter-finals second legs: April 13/14

Semi-finals first legs: April 27/28

Semi-finals second legs: May 4/5

Final: May 29 (Atatürk Olympic Stadium)

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