Lyon have had a troublesome time within the UEFA Champions League spherical of 16 and face a tall order to enhance that report in opposition to a Juventus aspect they’ve by no means overwhelmed.• The French membership have misplaced their three most up-to-date last-16 ties – and 6 of their final seven contests at this stage – and haven’t reached the quarter-finals since 2009/10. Juve haven’t misplaced within the final 16 since 2015/16, their solely reverse of their final six appearances at this juncture.
• Juve comfortably reached this season’s spherical of 16 having progressed unbeaten from their part, whereas Lyon needed to come from two objectives down on Matchday 6 to grab a qualification-clinching level because of a late Memphis Depay objective.
Log in totally free to look at the highlights2016 group stage: Lyon 0-1 JuventusPrevious conferences• That is the perimeters’ fifth match, all within the final six years. Juve gained three of the primary 4 fixtures, together with a pair of 1-Zero victories in France.• The groups first met within the 2013/14 UEFA Europa League quarter-finals, Leonardo Bonucci scoring the one objective of the primary leg at Lyon’s former dwelling, the Stade de Gerland, 5 minutes from time. Andrea Pirlo elevated Juve’s combination benefit 4 minutes into the Turin return and, though Jimmy Briand’s 18th-minute strike gave OL hope, a Samuel Umtiti personal objective halfway by means of the second half sealed Juventus’s place within the semi-finals.• Within the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League group stage, Juventus once more secured a slim victory in France, Juan Cuadrado getting the one objective with 14 minutes left on the OL Stadium on Matchday 3. The Bianconeri regarded set for an additional slim victory on the Juventus Stadium because of Gonzalo Higuaín’s 13th-minute penalty, however Corentin Tolisso earned Lyon a degree with 5 minutes left.
Log in totally free to look at the highlights2016 highlights: Juventus 1-1 Lyon• Juve went on to complete first in Group H, third-placed Lyon shifting into the UEFA Europa League, the place they reached the semi-finals.Kind guideLyon • Lyon squeezed into the final 16 as Group G runners-up having picked up eight factors from their six video games, another than each Benfica and Zenit. Held 1-1 at dwelling by Zenit on Matchday 1, Lyon then gained 2-Zero at eventual part winners Leipzig earlier than a 2-1 defeat at Benfica. They turned the tables with a 3-1 dwelling win in opposition to the Portuguese aspect just for a 2-Zero defeat at Zenit to depart their hopes within the steadiness once more – and when Leipzig raced right into a two-goal lead on the OL Stadium, Lyon have been in peril earlier than second-half objectives from Houssem Aouar and, eight minutes from time, Depay salvaged the purpose they wanted to ensure of progress.• Regardless of these defeats at Benfica and Zenit, Lyon have misplaced solely 4 of their final 18 European matches (W6 D8).
Log in totally free to look at the highlightsMatchday 6 highlights: Lyon 2-2 Leipzig• When Lyon’s Rayan Cherki got here on as an alternative at Zenit on Matchday 5, he grew to become, on the age of 16 years 102 days, the second youngest participant to seem within the UEFA Champions League – after Celestine Babayaro, who was aged 16 years 87 days when he performed for Anderlecht in opposition to Olympiacos in November 1994.• Third in Ligue 1 final season, that is Lyon’s 16th UEFA Champions League marketing campaign – 4 greater than another French membership – and fourth in 5 seasons.• That is Lyon’s 11th spherical of 16 look, the place their combination report is W4 L6. Having gained their first 4 ties, they’ve misplaced six of the final seven, the latest win in opposition to Actual Madrid in 2009/10 (1-Zero h, 1-1 a).• Les Gones have been eradicated by Barcelona in final season’s spherical of 16 (0-Zero h, 1-5 a).
Log in totally free to look at the highlightsHighlights: Lyon 3-1 Benfica• Lyon drew all 4 dwelling video games in final season’s UEFA Champions League, and have now gained considered one of their final eight dwelling European matches (D6 L1).• Nevertheless, a 3-2 defeat by CSKA Moskva within the 2017/18 UEFA Europa League spherical of 16 is Lyon’s solely dwelling reverse in 17 European contests (W8 D8), since that 1-Zero loss to Juventus in October 2016.• The French membership’s report in two-legged knockout ties in opposition to Italian golf equipment is W2 L5. They’d suffered 5 straight eliminations earlier than profitable the latest contest, in opposition to Roma within the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League spherical of 16 (4-2 h, 1-2 a).• Lyon’s final video games in opposition to a Serie A aspect got here in opposition to Atalanta within the 2017/18 UEFA Europa League group stage (1-1 h, 0-1 a). That 2017 dwelling win in opposition to Roma is OL’s solely success of their final 9 matches with Italian sides, dwelling and away (D2 L6).• Lyon have been UEFA Champions League semi-finalists in 2010.
Log in totally free to look at the highlightsRonaldo: Juve shifting into the final 16 with confidenceJuventus• The Bianconeri gained 5 of their six Group D video games to complete six factors clear on the high. They dropped factors solely of their first fixture, Maurizio Sarri’s first European sport as Juventus coach, being pegged again by two late Atlético Madrid objectives in a 2-2 attract Spain, however went on to beat Bayer Leverkusen 3-Zero in Italy and Lokomotiv Moskva 2-1 dwelling and away. A 1-Zero dwelling win in opposition to Atlético and a 2-Zero success at Leverkusen made it six wins of their final 11 UEFA Champions League matches (D2 L3).• Gianluigi Buffon’s look in Leverkusen made him the second oldest participant to function within the UEFA Champions League, aged 41 years 317 days. The one older participant is one other Italian goalkeeper, Marco Ballotta, who performed for Lazio in opposition to Actual Madrid in December 2007 aged 43 years 252 days.• That is Juventus’s 11th UEFA Champions League spherical of 16 tie (W7 L3); they’ve gained the final three, producing a memorable comeback in opposition to Atlético 12 months in the past (0-2 a, 3-Zero h) because of Cristiano Ronaldo’s second-leg hat-trick.• In 2018/19, below Massimiliano Allegri, Juve completed first of their group and, after turning spherical their last-16 tie in opposition to Atlético, drew 1-1 at Ajax within the first leg of their quarter-final solely to bow out following a 2-1 dwelling defeat.
Log in totally free to look at the highlightsMatchday 6 highlights: Leverkusen 0-2 Juventus• Juve have been and not using a victory in 4 European away matches earlier than profitable at Lokomotiv on Matchday 4, and made it two successive victories at Leverkusen final day out. A 2-1 loss at Younger Boys on Matchday 6 final season ended Juve’s five-match profitable run in UEFA Champions League away matches.• That is Juve’s first two-legged tie in opposition to a French membership since they defeated Monaco within the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League semi-finals (2-Zero a, 2-1 h) to make it 12 combination wins out of 12 in opposition to Ligue 1 opponents.• Higuaín scored each objectives in that 2017 win at Monaco, Juve’s third victory of their final 4 journeys to France (D1).• Juve are unbeaten in eight matches in opposition to French sides, dwelling and away, since a 2-Zero loss at Bordeaux within the 2009/10 group stage. Their report since is W6 L2.• Champions of Italy for a report eighth season in a row in 2018/19, that is Juve’s 20th UEFA Champions League marketing campaign.• Winners in 1985 and 1996, Juventus have performed in 9 European Cup finals – dropping a report seven, together with all of their final 5.
Log in totally free to look at the highlightsWatch Juventus beat Lyon in 2014Hyperlinks and trivia• Miralem Pjanić made 90 Ligue 1 appearances for Lyon, scoring ten objectives, between 2008 and 2011. He was a Metz participant between 2004 and 2008.• Buffon spent 2018/19 with Paris Saint Germain, making 17 league appearances together with a 5-Zero win in opposition to Lyon on the Parc des Princes on 7 October 2018.• Blaise Matuidi (2011–17) and Adrien Rabiot (2010–19) additionally performed for Paris.• Matuidi additionally represented Troyes (2004–07) and St-Étienne (2007–11) in French soccer whereas Rabiot spent the second half of 2012/13 on mortgage at Toulouse.• Higuaín was born within the French metropolis of Brest, when his father Jorge was enjoying for the native membership.• Lyon coach Rudi Garcia was in control of Roma between 2013 and 2016, when Pjanić was a part of the Italian membership’s squad; Roma completed second in Serie A behind Juventus in every of Garcia’s first two seasons.
Log in totally free to look at the highlightsMeet the final 16• Have performed in Italy:Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (Roma 2014/15)Joachim Andersen (Sampdoria 2017–19)Ciprian Tătărușanu (Fiorentina 2014–17)• Have performed collectively: Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa & Miralem Pjanić (Roma 2014/15)Rafael & Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United 2008/09)Bertrand Traoré & Matthijs de Ligt (Ajax 2016/17)Ciprian Tătărușanu & Federico Bernardeschi (Fiorentina 2014–17)Ciprian Tătărușanu & Juan Cuadrado (Fiorentina 2014)Bertrand Traoré & Juan Cuadrado (Chelsea 2015)• Worldwide team-mates:Anthony Lopes & Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)Léo Dubois & Blaise Matuidi (France)Kenny Tete, Memphis Depay & Matthijs de Ligt (Netherlands)Rafael & Alex Sandro, Danilo, Douglas Costa (Brazil)