What must Bayern Munich do in the 2nd leg to advance in the UEFA Champions League?

Bayern Munich are at a disadvantage in the UEFA Champions League, but they can still advance to the next stage. Here are all the possibilities of the 2nd leg...

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Bayern Munich are a goal down in the Champions League knockout stage against Lazio. With that said, the question on every Bayern Munich fan's mind is what must Bayern Munich do in the 2nd leg to advance in the UEFA Champions League?

Well, let's answer that question...

What must Bayern Munich do in the 2nd leg to advance in the UEFA Champions League?

Bayern Munich find themselves a goal down against Lazio and to make matters worse, Dayot Upamecano is suspended for the 2nd leg due to his red card. However, Thomas Tuchel could still rectify this deficit in the 2nd leg of the tie but first, let's address some of the ground rules.

A common mistake that people make when thinking about the UEFA Champions League is assuming that away goals matter more. This isn't true anymore since the away goal rule was scrapped by UEFA in the 2021/22 season.

That said, Bayern Munich need to chase goals but it will work in their favour in the 2nd leg since they have the advantage of the home crowd. If they can use the 12th man to their advantage and put in a fine attacking display, with the end product, they could still progress. Without further ado, let's take a look at the potential outcomes of the 2nd leg.

Potential outcomes for the 2nd leg of Bayern Munich vs Lazio

If Bayern Munich LOSE the 2nd leg by any scoreline, Bayern Munich will be eliminated and Lazio will progress to the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions League.

If Bayern Munich DRAW the 2nd leg by any scoreline, Bayern Munich will be eliminated and Lazio will progress to the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions League.

If Bayern Munich WIN the 2nd leg by only a one-goal margin, two 15 minute periods of extra time will be played. If both teams score the same number of goals in extra time, who progresses and who is eliminated from the UEFA Champions League is decided by a penalty shootout.

If Bayern Munich WIN the 2nd leg by a two-goal margin or more, Bayern Munich will progress to the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions League and Lazio will be eliminated.

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