Bayern Munich thrash Lazio to put one foot in quarters

Bayern Munich's Polish forward Robert Lewandowski celebrates after opening the scoring during their UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match against Lazio Rome on February 23, 2021 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. 

Photo credit: Alberto Pizzoli | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The six-time winners powered to victory at the Stadio Olimpico as Robert Lewandowski, 17-year-old English midfielder Jamal Musiala and Leroy Sane all scored in the first half.
  • Lazio defender Francesco Acerbi put through his own net to give Bayern a fourth away goal, and although Joaquin Correa pulled one back, Lazio have a mountain to climb in the return game on March 17.

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