Reporter Lee Sang-cheol of Maekyung.com MK Sports
Lazio (Italy), who stepped on the stage of the UEFA Champions League tournament after 21 years, met a strong opponent. Bayern Munich (Germany) is waiting for Lazio in the round of 16.
On the afternoon of the 14th (Korean time), Bayern Munich met Lazio as a result of the 2020-21 season UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw.
Bayern Munich was the 6th’Big Year’ in his career with overwhelming performance in the 2019-20 season.
|^ Lazio reached the final of 16 in the UEFA Champions League in the 2020-21 season. However, the road to victory is very difficult. Photo =ⓒAFPBBNews = News1|
In the 2020-21 season, he also showed off his mighty power. In the group stage (Group A) against Atletico Madrid (Spain), Red Bull Salzburg (Austria) and Lokomotiv Moscow (Russia), he scored 5 wins, 1 draw, 18 points and 5 runs.
Lazio passed the group stage (Group F) undefeated (2 wins, 4 draws), but only won twice. Lazio’s advance to the UEFA Champions League tournament was only 21 seasons after the 1999-20 season (quarter-final). However, he faced Bayern Munich and the road to the quarterfinals was tough.
Meanwhile, Hwang Hee-chan’s team, RB Leipzig (Germany), clash with Liverpool (England) in the round of 16. I met the England team in the round of 16 for two consecutive seasons. In the 2019-20 season, they defeated Tottenham Hotspur 4-0.
Lionel Messi’s FC Barcelona (Spain) faces Paris Saint-Germain (PSG, France), while Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus (Italy) competes with Porto (Portugal).
|^ UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw results. Photo = UEFA SNS|
There are also many interesting battles. Based in Madrid, Spain, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid face Atalanta (Italy) and Chelsea (England), respectively.
Manchester City (England), who is planning to conquer Europe this time, must overcome Borussia Monchengladbach (Germany). The confrontation between Seville (Spain) and Borussia Dortmund (Germany) also attracts attention. [email protected][ⓒ 매일경제 & mk.co.kr, 무단전재 및 재배포 금지]