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Bayern and Flick make Champions League history with win over Lazio

17-Mar-2021, 04:58 pm

Hansi Flick Bayern Munich Lazio 2020-21

Hansi Flick has yet to lose or draw a Champions League knockout game while in charge of Bayern Munich, with hisstreak extending to seven matches on Wednesday viaa 2-1 second-leg win over Lazio that sent the club to the last-eight.

Despite a late consolation finish from the visitors, the tie was never in doubt after Robert Lewandowski converted from the spot in the 33rd minute andEric Maxim Choupo-Moting widened the Bavarians lead midway through the second half.

Flick is off to an unparalleledstartin Europe, and based on Bayern Munichs comfort in dispatching their Italian foes 6-2 on aggregate, hisperfect knockout recordstands a reasonable chanceof continuing in the quarter-finals.

There are several firsts Bayern Munich accomplished by smashing through Lazio.

They have nowqualified for the quarter-finals 19 times - more than any other team in Champions League history. Flick, meanwhile, is the first manager to win each of his first seven knockout stage games in the competition.

The Bavarians have also tied their best unbeaten Champions League streak including group stage matches, avoiding defeat in 19 straight games.

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