UEFA CL Match Preview : Lyon vs Juventus


Lyon are in a rough patch at the moment but will be boosted by the return of star player Alexandre Lacazette.

They need the France international to fire as soon as possible after losing three of their last four matches in all competitions.

They have got on the scoresheet in all 15 home matches since moving into their new stadium and won 12 of those fixtures.

Juventus, meanwhile, have won their last five matches coming into this fixture although they were made to work hard at the weekend to maintain their five point lead over Roma. Naija and Bet

The Serie A champions have won three of their last four against French sides and should be confident of overcoming a Lyon side short on confidence and form.

Team News

Lyon – Nabil Fekir was sent off against Nice on Friday but his suspension will not carry over in European competition.


Alexandre Lacazette made his return to first-team action in the 2-0 defeat after a month out injured and he will be in contention to start against Juventus.

Juventus – Claudio Marchisio was an unused substitute in their 2-1 win over Udinese but he is not included in the matchday squad.
Mario Mandzukic and Giorgio Chiellini are also not part of the travelling team. Meanwhile, 16-year-old Moises Kean has been called up the reserve striker behind Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain.
Daniele Rugani, Kwadwo Asamoah and Marko Pjaca are ruled out through injury, while Stephan Lichtsteiner is out not part of their Champions League squad.
Match Facts
Juventus have been drawing at half time and winning at full time in their last 3 matches against Lyon in all competitions.
Juventus have won their last 3 matches against Lyon in all competitions.

NaijaBet Odds

As at this post Lyon has 5.32 odd to win the match on NaijaBet while Juventus has 1.73 odd to win the match also, while the odd to draw the match is 3.18

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