Identify Lyon vs Juventus
The match Lyon vs Juventus in the 1/8 round of the C1 Cup of the 2019/20 season will take place at 03:00 on February 27, Vietnam time. Juventus have won the last 5 matches in the Champions League.
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Juventus have won all of the last 5 matches in the Champions League. In Europe’s No. 1 tournament this season, the representative of Italy is also unbeaten, with 5 wins and 1 draw. More specifically, the Old Lady of Turin only conceded two goals in the above five-match winning streak. With those impressive statistics, Juventus confidently won the trip to be a guest of Lyon.
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As for Lyon, the Groupama home team has encountered Serie A representatives 7 times in the knockout round of the European Cup, but only twice won tickets to the next round. In the Champions League, Lyon have also not reached the quarter-finals since the 2009/10 season, the season in which they suddenly went all the way to the semi-finals before losing to Bayern with a total score of 0-4.
Recent form of Lyon and Juventus
Lyon and Juventus ran the momentum for the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 in completely different ways. While Lyon only won the last 1/4 matches in Ligue 1, Juve won the last 3/4 matches in Serie A. Because of those contrasting achievements, while Lyon is currently stuck in No. 7 on the league table, Juve has just regained the top spot in the race for the Scudetto.
With the strong rise of Inter and Lazio in Serie A this season, Juve will certainly not be alone in the battle for the Scudetto like in previous seasons (winning the Italian championship for 8 consecutive seasons, from 2011/12 to next season). 2018/19). However, thanks to that, Juve kept their focus in every match, in every tournament, including the encounter with Lyon in the Champions League.
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This is a very important factor for Juve to continue to maintain a good record in the confrontations with French representatives in the continental playground. This is the first time Juventus has faced a French club in the knockout round of the Champions League after eliminating Monaco in the semi-finals of the 2016/17 season. Historically, Juve have won tickets to all 12 encounters with Ligue 1 representatives in the knockout round of the European Cup.
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Up to the present time, the defending Serie A team is unbeaten in 8 consecutive matches against French teams with a record of 6 wins and 2 draws. Juventus’ last defeat in France was defeat to Bordeaux with a score of 0-2 in the 2009/10 Champions League group stage. Compared to 10 years ago, Juve is much stronger now, after the appearance of a series of superstars.
Lyon so don’t expect to follow in Bordeaux’s footsteps to create a surprise!