Experience the exhilarating full replay and highlights of the electrifying showdown between Lazio and Feyenoord.
The action kicks off at 20:00 (GMT) on the 7th of November 2023.
The man in the middle for this epic clash is the renowned S. Marciniak.
All the drama unfolds at the iconic Stadio Olimpico.
Witness this epic battle unfold in the Europe – UEFA Champions League, Group E, Season 2023/2024.
Lazio vs Feyenoord Full Match Reports
Lazio showcased their prowess as Ciro Immobile etched his name in the club’s history by scoring his 200th goal for the team. In a captivating encounter at the Stadio Olimpico, Maurizio Sarri’s men soared above Feyenoord in Group E of the UEFA Champions League (UCL), securing a hard-fought 1-0 victory.
Hungry for redemption after their previous defeat, Lazio entered the pitch amidst an intimidating and electric atmosphere generated by the home crowd. The hosts pressed early on, aiming to capitalize on the fervent support. However, they struggled to find their mark in the opening half-hour, while Feyenoord grew into the game, coming closest to breaking the deadlock. Santiago Giménez’s intelligent angled run carved an opportunity, unleashing a powerful left-footed strike towards the bottom corner. Yet, Ivan Provedel showcased his brilliance with an exceptional fingertip save, denying the visitors a goal.
As Arne Slot’s men gained momentum, they threatened once again, with Igor Paixão narrowly missing the target with his shot. Nevertheless, it was Lazio who counterpunched against the run of play, delivering a sucker punch just before halftime. Immobile displayed impeccable timing, staying onside to receive Felipe Anderson’s pass. With composure, Immobile rounded the advancing Justin Bijlow, effortlessly slotting the ball home from a tight angle.
Lazio’s defensive record in the UCL had been lacking, with their last clean sheet in the competition dating back to 2003. Understandably, tension loomed in the stands, seeping onto the pitch as the hosts appeared nervy after the break. Giménez nearly found an equalizer, coming agonizingly close within the final 20 minutes with an unmarked glancing header from a free-kick. Unfortunately for Feyenoord, the ball drifted just beyond the far post.
With the clock ticking down, the Dutch side relentlessly pushed for the leveller while Sarri reinforced the defense, aiming to secure the victory. Despite a flurry of late corners, Lazio stood firm and held on to claim all three points. This crucial win propels them into the second spot, setting the stage for an exhilarating clash against Celtic in their next outing, where a victory could spell trouble for Feyenoord, who must avoid defeat against Atlético Madrid to keep their qualification hopes alive.
The Man of the Match accolade was deservedly bestowed upon Felipe Anderson of Lazio, who made a significant impact on the game with his influential performance.