Barcelona v Lyon Match Preview and Predictions March 12th 2019

Time: 23.00

Spanish La Liga heavyweights Barcelona clashes with French against Olympique Lyon in the 2nd leg of the last 16 of the coveted UEFA Champions League both sides keen to bag the crucial victory to advance to the quarter-finals of the tournament in a match Barcelona appear favorites on paper.

Barcelona will be counting on their vibrant Camp Nou home support and get the job done and down the visiting Lyon side who will be keen to pup them.

Blaugrana head into the match buoyed by their recent 3-1 win over Rayo Vallecano in their latest La Liga encounter and down the unpredictable Olympique Lyon side in a much-anticipated clash.

Ernesto Valverde charges head into the match in fine form having won all their last five matches save for their bitter home defeat to Girona in their latest La Liga encounter.

The home side currently leads the La Liga standings and they will be chasing the European crown that has eluded them for several seasons.

Barcelona will be keen to maximize on their solid home record in the upcoming encounter.

Lyon travels to Barcelona hoping to stage an upset against the Spanish giants and sneak away with a rare win over the formidable home side.

Lyon head into the match hoping to get back to winning ways after being held to a disappointing 2-2 draw by Strasbourg in the latest Ligue 1 encounter and get the job done in the European Arena.

The visitors head into the match having registered mixed results in their last five matches winning two, registered two draws and suffered one loss in their last five matches.

Head to Head

Barcelona has won two of the last five matches between the two sides while three draws have been witnessed between the three.

Tip

Over 2.5

Odds

1.45

Stake

Large

 

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