Lazio vs Bayern Munich, match tips & line up. Lazio take on Bayern Munich at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday in the principal leg of their Champions League last-16 knockout tie.
Lazio completed second behind Borussia Dortmund in Group F to meet all requirements for the knockout stages interestingly since 2000, with defending champs Bayern serenely besting Group A.
After a lethargic beginning to the current campaign, Lazio’s 1-0 success over Sampdoria on Saturday moved Simone Inzaghi’s side into the best four of Serie A.
Lazio were merited champs on the day and heartbreaking not to win by a more agreeable edge, restricting Claudio Ranieri’s guests to zero shots on track while having six themselves, with previous Liverpool midfielder Luis Alberto’s first-half strike ending up being the vital one.
Notwithstanding at last advancing out of a genuinely liberal gathering close by Dortmund, Club Brugge and Zenit St. Petersburg with an unbeaten record, Inzaghi’s side were made to buckle down for second spot, practically unhinging against ten-man Brugge on the last matchday.
Nonetheless, the Italians are presently playing with undeniably more certainty than they were at that phase of the period, and likely could be facing Bayern at unequivocally the correct second.
Undoubtedly, Bayern’s structure isn’t as solid at present as it was during the fall and winter when they took an amazing 16 focuses from their Champions League gathering.
The Bavarians’ lead at the highest point of the Bundesliga has been cleaned to two focuses in front of RB Leipzig after a baffling 3-3 attract at home to Arminia Bielefeld was followed up by a 2-1 misfortune at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
Bayern’s guarded weaknesses stayed clear for anybody to see, with Daichi Kamada and Amin Younes finding an excessive amount of room in the resistance punishment zone to give Adi Hutter’s side a 2-0 lead heading into the half-time stretch, with Robert Lewandowski’s 26th group objective of the period eventually in vein.
In any case, Bayern are an alternate monster on the landmass, staying unbeaten in their last 17 Champions League games just as of late winning the Club World Cup. On the off chance that they can protect with more association and assurance, their offense should convey them into the quarter-finals.
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Lazio are probably going to be without Luiz Felipe, Stefan Radu, Thomas Strakosha and Silvio Proto for the visit of Bayern because of injury.
Ciro Immobile and Joaquin Correa should start couple in assault as Inzaghi hopes to abuse Bayern’s high line with the pair’s singing speed.
Bayern, then, are without a few first-cooperative people, including Benjamin Pavard and Thomas Muller, because of COVID-19.
Corentin Tolisso, Serge Gnabry, Douglas Costa, Alexander Nubel and Tanguy Nianzou will not travel because of injury.
Leon Goretzka and Javi Martinez both got back from injury during the destruction to Frankfurt, however, so could come into the beginning XI to support Bayern’s midfield.
Lazio possible starting lineup:
Reina; Patric, Acerbi, Musacchio; Lazzari, Milinkovic-Savic, Lucas, Alberto, Marusic; Correa, Immobile
Bayern Munich possible starting lineup:
Neuer; Sule, Boateng, Alaba, Davies; Kimmich, Goretzka, Martinez; Sane, Lewandowski, Coman
Lazio vs Bayern Munich
Over 2.5 Goals