Ten minutes from time, the French attacker put the French team ahead and increased the lead to 3-1 against the English team.
With Bayern Munich waiting in the semifinal, Manchester City and Olympique Lyon seek their place among the four best in the UEFA champions league facing in the José Alvalade Stadium of Lisbon.
Before 10 minutes into the game, Raheem Sterling had the first on his feet inside the area with the goalkeeper almost beaten, but the ball was well defended and ended in a corner kick.
At 25 minutes, the French took advantage of a long ball for Ekambi, who took the ball from him only for Maxwel Cornet to arrive from behind to define left-handed, of first intention and with a great jump against an Ederson who could do little.
Already in the second half, City got their prize after so much searching. Kevin De Bruyne received on the edge of the area and, of first intention, placed the ball at the second post of Anthony Lopes, impossible for the goalkeeper to stop.
At 80 minutes, Lyon took advantage of the long balls again and this time it was Dembélé who scored. After a play that had to be reviewed in the VAR due to an advanced position and even a lack of Laporte, the French attacker was left alone and defined between Ederson’s legs.
At 87 ‘, the French attacker took advantage of a rebound left by the Citizens’ Brazilian goalkeeper and scored his double to start defining the series.
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