While the French will try to surprise and recall their golden times in Europe, the English want to go one step further to win the tournament.
He Final 8 of Lisbon begins to take its final form and the semifinals of the Champions League they are almost complete. Only one place remains to be defined and that is the one to be played Manchester City and Olympique Lyon at José Alvalade Stadium of Portugal.
The investment that the Arab sheiks made from the beginning filled the Citizens with ambition, who for years have had the maximum continental tournament as their main objective. This time they are facing an almost unbeatable opportunity, although it will not be easy.
The French team led by Rudi García comes from giving the most striking surprise of the round of 16 by eliminating Juventus in their own stadium and, in a single game, the chances are 50 and 50. Everything balanced.
However, Pep Guardiola’s team is on the rise after leaving out Real Madrid, the top winner of the competition, and they will seek the semifinals of the Champions League. In that instance, Bayern Munich awaits.
Olympique Lyon: Anthony Lopes; Jason Denayer, Marcelo and Fernando Marçal; Leo Dubois, Maxence Caqueret, Bruno Guimarães, Houssem Aouar and Maxwel Cornet; Memphis Depay and Moussa Dembélé.
Manchester City: Ederson Moraes; Kyle Walker, Fernandinho, Aymeric Laporte and Joao Cancelo; Kevin De Bruyne, Rodri Hernández and David Silva; Phil Foden; Gabriel Jesús and Raheem Sterling.
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