Bayern Munich vs Lazio UCL, Date, Time, Venue, Probable Playing XI

By Real11 - Mar 5 2024 88 Views


Bayern Munich will host Lazio in the second leg of UCL last 16

The German giants Bayern Munich will host the Italian side Lazio at Allianz Arena, Bavaria, Germany in the second leg of the last 16 of the 2023/2024 Champions League. The clash between the top belligerents will take place on Tuesday, 05 March 2024. Bayern lost the first leg in Italy however, the opportunity for the German side to qualify has not been completely closed. Because, currently, there is only an aggregate of one goal separating them. At home to Lazio, Bayern lost 0-1 while playing with ten men after Dayot Upamecano was sent off in the 67th minute, the six-time UCL winner Bayern lost to Ciro Immobile's only goal from the penalty spot in the 69th minute.

Talking about consistency, Bayern and Lazio may not be much different, the Hosts have only won four times in their last nine matches, while Lazio have only won three times in their last nine matches. In the Bundesliga last weekend, goals from Mathys Tel and Jamal Musiala were only enough to give Bayern a 2-2 draw with hosts Freiburg. Meanwhile, peppered with three red cards, Lazio lost 0-1 when they hosted AC Milan in Serie A. With a performance like that, the home factor seems to be quite decisive in the deciding duel between Bayern vs Lazio later.

Bayern in the 2023/2024 Champions League so far has won five games, while one match ended in a draw and they lost one match; they had a combined goal ratio of 12-7 in the group phase. The German giants home matches in the Champions League group phase this season as they won against Man United and Galatasaray, while sharing a point against Copenhagen. Thomas Tuchel side's only won four times in the last 9 matches in all competitions and they lost four matches and shared a point in one game as well. The second-placed Bundesliga side has failed to secure a clean sheet in the last 7 matches in all competitions, however, they ended up winning the last three home matches.

The 2-time Serie A winner Lazio in the 2023/2024 Champions League so far has won four games, while their one match ended in a draw and they lost two matches; they had a combined goal ratio of 8-7. The Italian side's away matches in the Champions League group phase this season as they lost against Feyenoord and Atletico but secured a win against Celtic. Maurizio Sarri's side has won only three games in the last 9 matches in all competitions while losing five matches and sharing a point in a game. The Visitors were able to score in the last 6 away matches in all competitions.

It is going to be a good contest and also a test of Tuchel's men's temperament at home when they host Lazio for this thrilling contest. We anticipate that Bayern will beat the Italian side and secure the berth for the next round, Bayen knows how to do counterattacks in such situations.

Match Details

Match: Bayern Munich vs Lazio

Date: Wednesday, 06 March 2024

Time: 01:30 AM IST

Venue: Allianz Arena, Bavaria, Germany

Meeting records in the European Cup/UCL

Bayern wins: 2
Draw: 0
Lazio wins: 1

3 Meetings So Far b/w Bayern and Lazio

- Lazio 1-0 Bayern (UCL)
- Bayern 2-1 Lazio (UCL)
- Lazio 1-4 Bayern (UCL).

Last 5 Matches of Bayern Munich

- Leverkusen 3-0 Bayern (Bundesliga)
- Lazio 1-0 Bayern (Champions League)
- Bochum 3-2 Bayern (Bundesliga)
- Bayern 2-1 Leipzig (Bundesliga)
- Freiburg 2-2 Bayern (Bundesliga).

Last 5 Matches of Lazio

- Lazio 1-0 Bayern (Champions League)
- Lazio 1-2 Bologna (Serie A)
- Torino 0-2 Lazio (Serie A)
- Fiorentina 2-1 Lazio (Serie A)
- Lazio 0-1 Milan (Serie A).

Probable Playing XI: Bayern vs Lazio:

Bayern Munich (4-2-3-1): Neuer; Davies, Min-Jae, De Ligt, Kimmich; Goretzka, Pavlovic; Musiala, Muller, Tel; Kane.

Coach: Thomas Tuchel.

Squad info: Upamecano (suspended), Mazroui (injured), Coman (injured), Sarr (injured), Boey (injured), Gnabry (doubtful), Sane (doubtful).

Lazio (4-3-3): Provedel; Hysaj, Romagnoli, Gila, Marusic; Alberto, Cataldi, Guendouzi; Zaccagni, Immobile, Anderson.

Coach: Maurizio Sarri.

Squad info: Rovella (injured), Patric (injured).

Match Prediction: Bayern Munich 2-0 Lazio

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