Lyon – Juventus : Preview & Prediction
Lyon receive Juventus this Wednesday, as part of the knockout stages of the Champions League. In the tough in the championship with a sad 7th place in the standings, the Gones will have to raise their level of play by ten notches, if they wish to compete with the multiple champion of Italy in title. Certainly victors of Metz last weekend in Moselle (0-2), the Lyonnais do not actually show anything reassuring at the start of this match, they who have finally won only 2 of their last 6 games, all competitions confused. Particularly beaten by Nice or even PSG on the series, the men of Rudi Garcia do not present a balance sheet consistent with their ambitions at the start of the season, and could quickly take the water against adversaries accustomed to perform on the European scene.
Large group D winners during the group stage (6 points ahead of Atlético, second), Cristiano Ronaldo and other Paulo Dybala have indeed impressed in the tournament since September, and have also confirmed the deal in Serie A, they who are now the only leaders in the ranking, and who keep disgusting their opponents one by one. With the contribution of a CR7 found, and which has just scored 9 goals in 7 games, Juventus therefore arrives at Groupama Stadium to clinch the victory, which would allow it to quietly finish the work at home in the second leg . A duel that promises to be extremely tense for OL, which could pay dearly for its 2019-2020 season to forget already.
Lyon have won only 2 of their last 6 games.
OL have won only 2 of their last 13 Champions League games.
Juventus have won 5 of their 6 C1 matches this season. Only hung on the Atlético lawn (2-2).
The Old Lady is in good shape: consecutive and quiet successes against Brescia (2-0) and SPAL (1-2).
Cristiano Ronaldo is in great form on the Juve side: 9 goals scored in 7 games.
In its last two visits to Lyon, Juve won. It was in C1 and in the Europa League.
Juventus have better players than Lyon, in all positions.
The Italians have much more experience than OL in the Champions League. Buffon, Chiellini, Bonucci, Douglas Costa, Khedira, CR7, Higuain ..
Lyon lost to Paris, Lille, Rennes, Marseille, Zenit, Benfica, ASSE, and the MHSC this season. Difficulty in stakes matches?
Against a Juventus who strongly resembles an ogre, this Lyon should have a hard time winning this Wednesday at Groupama Stadium. Equipped with a Ronaldo and fiery but also with talented and experienced men on each line, the Turin team should thus prevail, according to our European football experts.
Lyon – Juventus : Betting Tips
Juventus – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70