Manchester City can be said to have secured a place in the last 16 of the European Champions League this season, having collected 9 points from 4 matches that have taken place. Even so, Pep Guardiola’s direction squad are still eyeing victory in the remaining two games, including in the match against Olympique Lyon. This super big match will take place on Wednesday morning, November 28, 2018 at Groupama Stadium, Lyon, France.
For Manchester City, this is the place for their revenge against the host, following the defeat they swallowed in the previous match at Etihad stadium. Yes, it was surprisingly the Premier League defending champion swallowed defeat with a score of 0-2 at home. Fortunately, Citizen immediately gave a positive reaction by grabbing 3 matches in the next 3 games and taking over the top of the standings, winning 3 over Lyon which was ranked 2nd.
Indeed, it is almost certain Manchester City have secured qualification for the last 16, but it does not mean they are not eyeing victory in the remaining 2 games because the position at the top of the standings can still be shifted. Talking about the statistics of these two teams, Manchester City is superior, considering that in their last five matches, they managed to pack 5 consecutive wins in all competitions.
But, Lyon will play at home, and also the fact that they have never lost defeat in their last five matches in all competitions, as well as packing 3 wins among them.
Head to head Matches – Olympique Lyonnais vs. Manchester City:
09/18/18 Manchester City 1-2 Olympique Lyonnais
Olympique Lyonnais’ Last 5 Matches:
10/24/18 Hoffenheim 3 – 3 Olympique Lyonnais
10/27/18 Angers SCO 1 – 2 Olympique Lyonnais
03/11/18 Olympique Lyonnais 1 – 1 Bordeaux
11-08-18 Olympique Lyonnais 2-2 Hoffenheim
10/11/18 Guingamp 2 – 4 Olympique Lyonnais
Manchester City’s Last 5 Matches:
30/10/18 Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Manchester City
11/2/18 Manchester City 2 – 0 Fulham
04/11/18 Manchester City 6 – 1 Southampton
11-08-18 Manchester City 6 – 0 Shakhtar Donetsk
11/11/18 Manchester City 3-1 Manchester United
Olympique Lyonnais: T. NDombèlé – Pape Diop – M. Terrier – H. Aouar – M. Depay – Anthony Lopes – Marcelo – Fernando Marçal – F. Mendy – J. Denayer – M. Dembélé
Manchester City: Ederson Moraes – N. Otamendi – K. De Bruyne – R. Mahrez – R. Sterling – Gabriel Jesus – B. Mendy – A. Laporte – J.Stones – David Silva – Fernandinho