UEFA Champions League 2007–08: Werder Bremen vs. Lazio
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
|October 24, 2007
|Werder Bremen||2–1||Lazio||Weserstadion, Bremen
Referee: Olegário Benquerença
|Sonogo 28' (2)
Almeida 54' (2)
|Match Report|| 21' Pandev
51' Del Nero
82' (1) Manfredini
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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