Beaten by Bayern, Lazio admit defeat experience


Lazio lost badly to Bayern Munich in the first leg of the last 16 Champions League. Lazio goalkeeper Pepe Reina admits his team is losing experience and making it difficult for themselves.

Laga Lazio vs Bayern at the Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Wednesday (24/2/2021) in the morning WIB, won by the visitors. Bayern returned from a trip to Lazio headquarters with a 4-1 win.

Bayern had opened the scoring when the game had only been running for nine minutes. Robert Lewandowski broke into Pepe Reina’s goal after taking advantage of Mateo Musacchio’s carelessness in backpassing.

After trailing 0-3 in the first half, Lazio sank deeper into the second half. Not two minutes after the start of the second half, Francesco Acerbi made an own goal that put Bayern 4-0 up.


Pepe Reina admitted Lazio lost experience from Bayern. Lazio lost because it was punished by its own mistakes.

“They pressed very well, we made some mistakes in passing and placement to get out of that pressure, so when you make mistakes like that at this level you will be punished,” Reina told reporters. Sky Sport Italy.

“We have to forget about this, because the performance in recent weeks means we have to get back on track.”

“This is a club that has not played in the last 16 for years, there are players who have little experience in the Champions League. When you make mistakes against the best team in the world, you suffer,” he said.

Lazio will take turns traveling to headquarters Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in the second leg on March 17.



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