The Biancocelesti beat in Rotterdam on the third day
Lazio defeated by Feyenoord, who prevailed 3-1 in Rotterdam today 25 October 2023 in the match valid for the third day of Group E of the Champions League. The Dutch, who have 6 points in the group, prevailed with a brace from Gimenez and a goal from Zerrouki. For Sarri’s Biancocelesti, stuck at 4 points, the flag goal scored by Pedro from a penalty is of little use.
The hosts came out of the starting blocks fired and created a series of chances at the start of the match. Paixão shows up in the 3rd minute, Timber tries in the 8th minute, while Gimenez misses the target with a header in the 10th minute. The attacker scored in the 25th minute, but the Dutch advantage was canceled out by VAR for offside. The goal was only postponed and the Mexican made up for it in the 31st minute. Wieffer suggests, the striker christens the bottom corner with a precise left-footed shot: 1-0.
Lazio tries to start a reaction but it doesn’t sting, Luis Alberto’s header is too little to scare Feyenoord who double their lead before the break. Ball to Zerrouki, hit under the crossbar and 2-0. The double advantage allows the Rotterdam team to manage the second half without any particular worries. Lazio fires blanks and in the 74th minute receives the final knockout blow. Gimenez can’t miss the close tap-in, double and 3-0 which brings the curtain down with a quarter of an hour to spare. Lazio saves face with the penalty that Pedro, in the 83rd minute, converts after the foul suffered by Castellanos: 3-1 and game over.