UEFA Championship League 2019: Barcelona vs Lyon, All You Need To Know

UEFA Championship League 2019: Barcelona vs Lyon, All You Need To Know

            The UEFA Champions League is a competition played between the European football clubs once every year. It was founded 64 years ago in 1955. It is one of the most important football competitions for European clubs.

About UEFA Champions League

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) organise the competition annually and the top-division European clubs participate in this tournament. It is considered to be one of the most significant competitions in the world and the most prominent club contest in European football. The national league champions of the strongest UEFA national associations all around the world participate in the tournament.

UEFA Champions League 2019 Current Status

13 March 2019, tomorrow, is going to be the Kick-off match of Barcelona vs Lyon at 8 PM (UK). The match will be played in Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain.

Real Madrid has won the past 3 consecutive UEFA Championship Leagues. Barcelona has won the UEFA Championship League 5 times in its life and has been runner-up 3 times. Lyon has only won the UEFA once in 1997.

Viewers that wish to watch the kick-off match between Barcelona vs Lyon can watch the broadcast on BT Sport 3 in United Kingdom. The online watchers or fans can stream the Kick-off match through the official website of BT Sport. If you are the fan of Barca and want the tickets for the match then go to https://www.fcbarcelona.com/tickets/football/football-tickets and get your tickets. If you are the fan of Lyon then go to https://billetterie.ol.fr/ and get your tickets for the match.

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Teams Status –

BARCELONA

The players that are predicted to play the kick-off match are Ter Stegen, Jordi Alba, Luis Suarez, Dembele, Rakitic, Busquets, Sergi Roberto, Messi, Nelson Semedo, Lenglet and Pique. Rafinha and Vermaelen would be unable to play the kick-off match due to their injury.

LYON

The players that would be playing the kick-off match are Lopes, Ndombele, Tousart, Dembele, Tete, Dubois, Denayer, Mendy, Traore, Fekir and Depay. The players that won’t be able to play the kick-off match are Gouiri, Morel, Marcal and Marcelo. It is unsure but there is a slight possibility that Marcal and Marcelo may also play the kick-off.

The predicted line-up for Barcelona is 4-3-3 that is Ter Stegen; Nelson Semedo, Lenglet, Pique, Jordi Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, Sergi Roberto; Messi, Luis Suarez, Dembele. While on the other hand, the predicted line-up for Lyon could be 4-2-3-1 that is Lopes; Tete, Dubois, Denayer, Mendy; Ndombele, Tousart; Traore, Fekir, Depay; Dembele.

Match Prediction

Lyon has maintained its counter attacking style in this season. It also helped them getting their win at the Man City earlier in this season. So, according to the prediction, it could be said that the game would be intense from the beginning and can give an early goal. But as if the opponent is Barcelona, so there are chances that the first half will not account goal to any of the team and the rest half will destine that which team wins or loses. Looking at both the teams, one would easily expect Barcelona to grab the win of the tomorrow’s kick-off.

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