Preview: Barcelona Host Lyon In The Champions League Tonight
Lyon managed to hold the visiting Lionel Messi and Co to a goalless draw in the first leg. With no away goals for Barcelona to hold on, Lyon just might hold the mental edge. Last year’s Roma debacle is still fresh in every football fan’s mind.
Lyon has been playing passionately for their glory, but FC Barcelona are desperate. Thrice in the last three years, they have had to witness their arch-rivals lifting the crown of Europe.
This season, it just might be their year, considering Real Madrid and PSG are already out at the Round-of-16 stage.
Head to head
Barcelona holds a 100% unbeaten record against Lyon n the last 20 years.
All these meetings came in the Champions League, and except for the last time, Barca managed to find the back of the net on all the other occasions.
At this venue, Barca holds a 100% winning record against Lyon.
The Spanish team managed two or more goals in all of their games at the Camp Nou.
The combined scoreline for the last three fixtures at the stadium is 10-2. in favor of Barcelona.