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Hope we don't face Liverpool and Bayern - Immobile

Tue 08 December 2020 | 22:27

The Italian believes his team gave everything to reach the knockout stage.

Lazio striker Ciro Immobile has expressed hope that his side will not face

Liverpool

or

Bayern Munich

in the next round of the Champions League.

Lazio drew 2-2 with Club Brugge tonight in their last group stage match in the Champions League, but that result was enough for Inzaghi's side to advance to the knockout round. After Dortmund, Lazio will advance as the second team of the group to reach the knockout stages and face the top other groups top teams, such as Liverpool and Bayern Munich, both of whom are well-prepared.

Now Immobile, who was satisfied with his team's performance tonight, expressed hope that his team's draw in the next round will not be for these two teams.

The Italian told Sky Sports:

“We are proud of what we did. We suffered a bit at the end of the game, but they suffered too."

“I had a good chance, and I may need to talk to the gardener because the ball bounced a little bit too much before the shot,"

Immobile said laughing.

“We remained united even if there were many important players out of action, we did something extraordinary.

“We are a surprise because we have been missing for so long in the Champions League, we have given everything. We put enthusiasm, from the coach to the club, we know the fans suffered from home with us and we are proud of what we did.

“Tonight it was difficult, they are an important team. Now we wait for the draw and hope not to be drawn with prohibitive teams such as Bayern or Liverpool. We have enthusiasm, we enjoy playing. The important thing is to gain experience in this competition.”

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