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Result: Borussia Monchengladbach, Lazio share spoils in six-goal thriller

A game that had everything ends 3-3 between Borussia Monchengladbach and Lazio in the Europe League round of 32.

Lazio have gained the advantage in their Europa League last-32 tie with Borussia Monchengladbach after drawing 3-3 in Germany.

An entertaining game saw Monchengladbach awarded three penalties, with Lazio acquiring a red card and two goals in the last few minutes.

The away side started well, with chances falling to Cristian Ledesma and Alvaro Gonzalez, but both failed to find the target.

They were made to pay when a Monchengladbach counter-attack saw Patrick Hermann brought down inside the area. A penalty was given and Martin Stranzl made no mistake from 12 yards.

Both sides were restricted to long-rang efforts after that, but a good move down the left did find Luuk de Jong free inside the box. Unfortunately the Dutchman headed wide.

Lazio ended the half on top, but couldn't find the equaliser with Sergio Floccari missing a couple of chances.

Shortly after the break Floccari made up for his misses, firing the ball home from inside the box to draw Lazio level.

Just five minutes later, they were ahead, in almost exactly the same fashion. A cross into the box found Libor Kozak this time, who found the back of the net with a powerful shot.

With 20 minutes to go, the home side were handed a way back into the match when Andre Dias was shown a second yellow card, after conceding a penalty. This time though, Federico Marchetti was equal to Stranzl's spot kick.

The German side pushed home their man advantage and were eventually awarded their third penalty of the night, when Lorik Cana brought down De Jong.

Substitute Thorben Marx claimed penalty duty after Stranzl's miss, and duly equalised for the home team.

Monchengladbach weren't done there, and with just a few minutes remaining on the clock, they took the lead thanks to a Juan Arango free kick.

The drama continued still when, in the 94th minute, Kozak won a free kick before getting into the box and heading Hernanes's cross into the net, with what was the last touch of the game.

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Wednesday's key events


SKATEBOARDING
· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

SAILING
· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

CYCLING
· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

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