Champions League roundup: Lazio gain narrowest of advantages against Bayer Leverkusen

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Lazio beat Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League play-off on Tuesday, with the substitute Keita scoring the only goal of an entertaining match.

The 20-year-old, who had added more bite to the Lazio attack after replacing Miroslav Klose, struck in the 77th minute. He raced from the halfway line before firing into the bottom left corner to leave the Italian side with real hope of ending an eight-year absence from Europe’s premier competition.

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