ROME (AP) — Jamal Musiala turned Bayern Munich’s youngest-ever goalscorer in the Champions League as he helped his staff rout Lazio 4-1 in the primary leg of the spherical of 16 on Tuesday.
The 17-year-old Musiala additionally turned the second-youngest participant to attain in the knockout stage of the competitors when he netted Bayern’s second objective. Robert Lewandowski had earlier given Bayern the lead and Leroy Sané put the defending champion firmly in management on the finish of the primary half.
Francesco Acerbi netted an personal objective in the beginning of the second half as Lazio’s first look in the Champions League knockout stage for 20 years went from dangerous to worse. Joaquín Correa scored a comfort for the Italian facet, which was woeful defensively.
The return match is March 17 in Munich.
Bayern had made the journey to Rome with out a number of gamers as a result of coronavirus and accidents. That listing included Thomas Müller, Douglas Costa, Benjamin Pavard, Serge Gnabry and Corentin Tolisso.
It was the primary time Lazio had been in the knockout spherical since 2000-01 and its return bought off to a nightmare begin as a dreadful Mateo Musacchio again go in the ninth minute was intercepted by Lewandowski, who slotted it into the empty internet.
Musiala had been handed a shock begin and he doubled Bayern’s lead in the twenty fourth because the England youth worldwide was left unmarked to fireside into the underside left nook after Leon Goretzka had flicked on Alphonso Davies’ go from the left.
The sport was all however over three minutes from halftime. Lazio goalkeeper Pepe Reina did properly to parry Kingsley Coman’s try after a surging run from the France ahead however Sané turned in the rebound.
And Lazio gifted Bayern one other objective two minutes after the break when Acerbi turned Sané’s cross into his personal internet.
The one comfort for Lazio was Correa’s objective in the forty ninth. The Argentina midfielder scored a superb solo effort as he beat 4 Bayern gamers earlier than firing previous Manuel Neuer.