Juventus vs Lyon preview

Lyon have lost in the second leg of nine of their last 10 Champions League knockout ties (D1 L9), scoring just five goals and conceding 25 across those 10 games.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 18 goals in his last 12 home Champions League knockout matches, with this run including four hat-tricks, including one in the second leg of last season’s Last 16 match with Atlético Madrid.
Lyon’s 1-0 win in the first leg was only Rudi Garcia’s sixth win in 29 Champions League matches (W6 D9 L14) – among the previous 54 managers to manage 30+ games, only two have won six or fewer in their first 30 games: Walter Smith (5) and Dusan Bajevic (6).
Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri suffered his first UEFA European defeat in 23 matches in their first leg defeat to Lyon, ending a run of 22 games without defeat. He hasn’t lost at home in European competition since February 2018 when his Napoli side lost 3-1 to RB Leipzig in the Europa League and is 10 games unbeaten at home (W9 D1).
Since the start of last season only Memphis Depay (10) has been involved in more Champions League goals for Lyon than 22-year old Houssem Aouar (7 – 1 goals and 6 assists); indeed, the Frenchman has as many assists as Lionel Messi in the competition during this period (6).

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