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Lazio 1-4 Bayern Munich: Jamal Musiala turns into youngest English scorer in Champions League historical past

Jamal Musiala grew to become the youngest English scorer within the Champions League as holders Bayern defeated Lazio 4-1 within the first leg of their last-16 tie in Rome.

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

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

Robert Lewandowski celebrates after opening the scoring for Bayern Munich

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

Musiala then doubled the lead, scoring low into the nook of the web and in doing so turning into the second-youngest participant of any nationality to attain within the knockout phases 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.
Musiala fires house for Bayern Munich in Rome

Solely Bojan for Barcelona towards Schalke in 2008 can higher his report.

Leroy Sane made it three simply earlier than half-time, stabbing house 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 web early within the second half, Lazio’s scenario worsened however Joaquin Correa pulled one again nearly instantly and that’s the way it remained.

Not that Hansi Flick’s crew might be too troubled. This outcome sends a warning that the reigning champions are nonetheless the crew 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 Enviornment 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

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

Spherical 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: Could 4/5

Last: Could 29 (Atatürk Olympic Stadium)

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