Barcelona vs Lyon Preview, Tips and Odds

Barcelona will welcome Lyon to Camp Nou on Wednesday for the second leg of their 1/8 clash in the Champions League. After a scoreless draw in the first game, now even a scoring draw will see the French side trough to the quarter finals of the competition, while Barcelona need only a win. Another scoreless draw in the regular ninety minutes will see the game entering extra time.

Barcelona vs Lyon Head to Head

Head to Head Last H2H game Last H2H games Last H2H games home/away
Barcelona Draw 4 W/ 3 D/ 0 L 3 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
Lyon Draw 0 W/ 3 D/ 4 L 0 W/ 0 D/ 3 L

Last game between the teams: 19.02.2019 Lyon – Barcelona 0:0
Last game at this venue: 11.03.2009 Barcelona – Lyon 5:2; Thierry Henry 25′, 27′, Lionel Messi 40′, Samuel Eto’o 43′, Seydou Keita 90′; Jean Makoun 44′, Juninho Pernambucano 48′; Juninho Pernambucano from the visitors was sent off with straight red card in the 90′

Worth mentioning: In the first meeting three weeks ago, the teams played out a boring 0:0 draw. Lyon are yet to taste success over their Spanish rivals with all of the three games played in Barcelona ending in home wins, while three of the games taking place in France ended in draws and the Catalan side winning the other one. Barcelona have won all of their home meetings with Lyon by at least a two goal margin.

Barcelona vs Lyon Stats

As of 11.03 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Barcelona Win 6 W/ 4 D/ 0 L 3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L
Lyon Draw 6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L 1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L

Last game Barcelona: 09.03.2019 Barcelona – Rayo Vallecano 3:1; Gerard Pique 38′, Lionel Messi 51′ (penalty), Luis Suarez 82′; Raul De Tomas 24′
Last game Lyon: 09.03.2019 Strasbourg – Lyon 2:2; Ludovic Ajorque 69′, 70′; Moussa Dembele 3′, 51′ (penalty)
Top performers Barcelona: Lionel Messi 26 goals 12 assists, Luis Suarez 17 goals 5 assists, Ousmane Dembele 8 goals 4 assists.
Top performers Lyon: Moussa Dembele 11 goals 2 assists, Nabil Fekir 9 goals 4 assists, Bertrand Traore 7 goals 1 assist.

Last 10 games GF : GA Over 2,5 goals Goal / Goal Clean sheets
Barcelona 21:7 5 5 5
Lyon 17:10 6 6 2

Worth mentioning: Barcelona are unbeaten in their last eleven competitive outings across all competitions, winning seven of them in the process. Four of the last five games at Camp Nou witnessed goal at both directions, while three matches featured over 2,5 goals.
Lyon recorded two victories and a draw in their last three outings, with all of the games producing over 3,5 goals and witnessing goals being scored at both ends. Their away form is worrying, as Lyon were unable to win any of their last three matches away from home.

Barcelona vs Lyon News

Missing players Barcelona: Rafinha Alcantara is out for the season. Thomas Vermaelen and Ousmane Dembele are under question.
Missing players Lyon: Amine Gouri will miss for sure. Marcelo, Fernando Merkal and Jeremy Morel are doubtful.

Barcelona vs Lyon Predictions

Barcelona to win – 1.5 Asian handicap – 1.625 @ bet365