UEFA Champions League 2007–08: Werder Bremen vs. Lazio

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

October 24, 200720:45 (UTC+1)
Werder Bremen 2–1 Lazio Weserstadion, Bremen Attendance: 36,587 Referee: Olegário Benquerença
Sonogo 28′ (2)Pasanen 30’Pasanen 46’Toši? 46’Almeida 54′ (2)Sanogo 64’Rosenberg 64’Borowski 73’Andreasen 73′ Match Report 21′ Pandev 51′ Meghni 51′ Del Nero 51′ Mutarelli 55′ Zauri 69′ Pandev 69′ Makinwa 82′ Rocchi 82′ Tare 82′ (1) Manfredini 90’+1′ Mudingayi

Werder Bremen beat Lazio at home to claim their 1st 3 points of this season’s UEFA Champions League. The win allows Werder Bremen to move ahead of Lazio in the standings with Werder Bremen now 3rd. The win also brings them 1 point behind Olympiacos.

Werder Bremen, who held the majority of the possession throughout the game, broke through in the 28th minute through Sonago. Almeida gave the Germans a two-goal cushion nine minutes into the second half. Clemens Fritz sent a long low cross to the Hugo Almeida, who then doubled the lead. Lazio managed to pull 1 back before the final whistle.

The 2 clubs match up again in 13 days from now with both teams needing to pick up points to have a shot for 2nd place in Group C.

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