UEFA Champions League: Lazio 3-1 Borussia Dortmund

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the Stadio Olimpico hosted Lazio vs Borussia Dortmund in Matchday 1 of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League. The final score was a 3-1 victory in favour of the Biancocelesti; Group G now looks as follows:

  1. Lazio: 1W-0D-0L (3 points)
  2. Club Brugge: 1W-0D-0L (3 points)
  3. Zenit: 0W-0D-1L (0 points)
  4. Borussia Dortmund: 0W-0D-1L (0 points)
2020/21 UEFA Champions League, Lazio 3-1 Borussia Dortmund
2020/21 UEFA Champions League, Lazio 3-1 Borussia Dortmund
Referees

The Head Referee for this clash was Clément Turpin, the Assistant Referees were Nicolas Danos and Cyril Gringore, the Fourth Official was Frank Schneider, and the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was François Letexier with the assistance of Jérǒme Brisard.

Managers

Lazio: Simone Inzaghi

Borussia Dortmund: Lucien Favre

Starting Lineups & Substitutions

Lazio (3-5-2): Strakosha; Patric, Luiz Felipe (51′ Hoedt), Acerbi; Marusic, Milinkovic-Savic (67′ Akpa Akpro), Lucas Leiva, Luis Alberto (80′ Parolo), Fares; Correa (67′ Muriqi), Immobile (80′ Caicedo).

Borussia Dortmund (3-4-2-1): Hitz; Piszczek (65′ Brandt), Hummels, Delaney; Meunier, Bellingham (46′ Reyna), Witsel, Guerreiro; Reus (78′ Reinier), Sancho; Haaland.

Goalscorers

Lazio: Immobile (6′), Luiz Felipe (23′), kpa Akpro (76′)

Borussia Dortmund: Haaland (71′)

Player Ratings 

Lazio (Inzaghi 8): Strakosha 7; Patric 7, Luiz Felipe (Hoedt 6.5), Acerbi 7.5; Marusic 7, Milinkovic-Savic 7.5 (Akpa Akpro 7.5), Lucas Leiva 7.5, Luis Alberto 7.5 (Parolo ), Fares 7; Correa 7 (Muriqi 6.5), Immobile 8.5 (Caicedo ).

Borussia Dortmund (Favre 5): Hitz 5.5; Piszczek 5 (Brandt 6), Hummels 5.5, Delaney 5; Meunier 5, Witsel 5.5, Bellingham 5 (Reyna 6.5) Guerreiro 5.5; Reus 4.5 (Reinier 5.5), Sancho 5; Haaland 6.5.