Lazio vs Bayern Munich: UCL Preview, History & Expected Lineups

Lazio face their toughest test of the season so far when they host Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 clash.

Kick-Off Time, Location & How to Watch

The match between Lazio and Bayern kicks off at 21:00 local time on Wednesday 14th February at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

To find out how to watch Lazio vs Bayern in your respective country, check out this verified list of international TV listings.

Lazio vs Bayern: Recent History

Lazio returned to winning ways on the weekend when they cruised past Claudio Ranieri’s Cagliari in a 3-1 victory, giving them a key boost ahead of their European outing. Prior to that match, Maurizio Sarri’s side had lost to Atalanta and Inter, and drew with Napoli.

The Biancocelesti finished second in their Champions League group behind Atletico Madrid, picking up wins over Feyenoord and Celtic.

Bayern currently sit an unexpected second in the Bundesliga table, having lost a possibly decisive head-to-head clash with league leaders Bayer Leverkusen on the weekend. The result will have knocked the team’s confidence ahead of their trip to the Italian capital.

The Bavarian giants had no trouble in their Champions League group, finishing undefeated after wins over FC Copenhagen, Galatasaray and Manchester United.

When Lazio met Bayern in the Champions League Round of 16 back in the 2020-21 season, the German outfit ran off 6-2 winners on aggregate.

Team News & Expected Starting Lineups

Lazio almost have a fully fit squad heading into their European clash with Bayern, only having doubts regarding Nicolo Rovella and Mattia Zaccagni, who are both dealing with minor issues.

Bayern cannot count on Alphonso Davies, Bouna Sarr, Konrad Laimer, Kingsley Coman and Serge Gnabry, all of whom are out with various injuries.

Lazio (4-3-3): Provedel; Marusic, Romagnoli, Gila, Hysaj; Guendouzi, Vecino, Luis Alberto; Isaksen, Immobile, Felipe Anderson

Bayern (4-2-3-1): Neuer; Mazraoui, Upamecano, Kim, Guerreiro; Kimmich, Goretzka; Sané, Muller, Musiala; Kane.

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