The semi-final picture of the Champions League will be completed tonight (Saturday) with Manchester City and Lyon competing at the moment for the last ticket to the last four stage, with the winner meeting Bayern Munich in four days.
The English of course come to the fore as clear favorites in comparison between the teams, especially after the double victory over Real Madrid in the previous stage. Pep Guardiola’s Blues really want to break the quarter-final barrier, as the Spanish coach has never passed this stage in the factory with the Blues. Benjamin Mandy came back from suspension but opened on the bench, young Eric Garcia getting the credit in the center of defense alongside Americ Laporte. Kevin de Bruyne and Rodry in a link with Ilkai Gondwana. Gabriel Jesus and Raheem Sterling at the front.
On the other hand, Rudy Garcia’s Lyon comes as an underdog and desperately wants to restore the good ability that led them to an important win over Juventus in the previous round, which led to the early relegation of Italian champions and Cristiano Ronaldo. The French coach opened the evening with Carl Toko Akambi and Memphis Defay in the lead, with the young Hossam Auer at 11.
Manchester city: Ederson, Kyle Walker, Eric Garcia, Americ Laport, Joao Canselo, Fernandinho, Rodry, Ilkai Gonduan, Kevin de Bruyne, Rahim Sterling, Gabriel Jesus.
Lyon: Anthony Lopez, Jason Dneyer, Marcelo, Fernando Marsall, Leo Dubois, Maxens Kakra, Bruno Gimraeysh, Maxwell Korna, Hossam Auer, Carl Toko Akambi, Memphis DePay.
the progress of the game
24 minutes, Lyon went up to a surprising 0: 1 against Manchester City! Marshal the brake sent a long ball towards Toko Akambi, who was not Bendel and stayed in a one-on-one against Ederson. Brake Garcia managed to get away, but Corna was in the right place and scored from outside the box.