Bayern Munich vs Lazio Champions League: Preview Analysis

By Ryan Corner

The first leg of the UEFA Champions League knockout phase kicks off in Rome on Valentine’s Day with German giants Bayern Munich taking on Italian giants Lazio. The stage is set for an exciting clash between these two top European teams.

The Teams in Focus

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Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich, the Bavarian giant, has an impressive track record in the Champions League. With six Champions League titles under their belt, most recently in 2020, Bayern have been a force to be reckoned with. Led by star striker Harry Kane, the team managed to top Group A in the Champions League group stage, demonstrating their dominance once again.

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On the other hand, Lazio, an Italian team with a rich history, has had a decent run in the Champions League so far. Despite finishing eighth in Serie A, Lazio managed to secure second place in Group E of the Champions League, a testament to their resilience and determination.

The Anticipated Clash: A Close Look at the Odds

The upcoming clash between these two teams promises to be an exciting one. Despite their recent 3-0 loss to Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich are still favorites to win the match. The odds are certainly in their favor, with a -145 edge in the latest odds indicating their dominance. However, soccer is a game of uncertainties and anything can happen on game day.

Key players to watch

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Harry Kane: The Spearhead of Bayern Munich

Harry Kane, the English striker who moved to Germany from Tottenham Hotspur last summer, has been in sublime form. With an average of over a goal per game and 24 goals in 21 domestic games, Kane is one of the most lethal strikers in the world right now. His four goals in the Champions League this season also leave him just one behind the tournament’s top scorer.

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Ciro Immobile: Lazio’s Leading Light

Ciro Immobile, the 33-year-old striker, is Lazio’s captain and top scorer in the group stage with three goals. His goalscoring prowess and leadership will be crucial for Lazio against the German giants.

Match Details

  • Date: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024
  • Kick-off time: 9 PM local (3 PM ET / 12 PM PT)
  • Location: Stadio Olimpico (Roma, Italia)
  • Last match: Bayern Munich 2-1 Lazio (Mar. 17, 2021 | Champions League)

How to Watch

Here are the broadcast details:

CountryTV ChannelStreaming Service
USATUDN, UniMasFubo USA, Paramount+
CanadaDAZN Canada
UKTNT Sports 2discovery+

In the USA, CBS holds the exclusive English-language rights to the UEFA Champions League and streams every match on Paramount+. Spanish-language broadcasts are available on TUDN and UniMas, both of which can be streamed on Fubo.

In Canada, the rights to the UEFA Champions League are held by DAZN, which streams every match in the competition. In the UK, TNT Sports (formerly BT Sport) will show the match on TNT Sports 2, with streaming available on discovery+.

Predictions and Betting Picks

Given the current form and past performances of both teams, it’s highly likely that Bayern Munich will come out on top. However, football is full of surprises and Lazio could pull off an upset with their resilient performance.

It’s also predicted that Harry Kane will continue his goal-scoring form for Bayern Munich. On the other hand, Matteo Guendouzi, known for his aggressive style of play, could end up with a booking. For more information you can visit our predictor Lines Predicton section


The upcoming clash between Bayern Munich and Lazio promises to be a thrilling encounter. With both teams looking to establish their supremacy and advance to the next round, it’s going to be a match full of excitement and suspense. Will Bayern continue their dominance or will Lazio pull off an upset? Only time will tell.

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