February 18, 2019
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By Kartikey Sharma

The BAR vs LYN match preview –

The round of the 16 tie of the UEFA Champions League will see Barcelona take on Olympique Lyon in the first leg on Tuesday.

Barcelona are the league leaders of the Spanish La Liga and are definitely are the favourites to win the UEFA Champions League. They are one of the best sides in the world and it is clear the focus of the entire club will be to win this competition. After being embarrassed by AS Roma last year in the semi-finals, the team is back with vengeance. With Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic in their lineup, Barcelona can beat any side on any given day.

Meanwhile, Olympique Lyon are one of the most accomplished sides from France. Even though the team has no chance of winning the Ligue 1 title as PSG are still going strong, they still have a decent squad of players who can do some serious damage in the knockout phase of this competition. They have to be aggressive and be fearless in order to get the win from their opponents in this matchup.

BAR vs LYN Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction:

When and where?

This match is to be played at Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Decines-Charpieu, France. The ground has a capacity of 59,186.

Where to watch Barcelona vs Olympique Lyon live?

The clash will take place at 1:30 AM (IST) on February 20th, 2019 and can be streamed live on Sony LIV.

Stats and Facts for Olympique Lyon vs Barcelona:

BAR vs LYN recent form (Last six matches)

Barcelona – W D D D W W

Olympique Lyon – W L W W W W

BAR vs LYN Head to head

Barcelona Won – 2

Olympique Lyon Won – 0

Drawn – 2

BAR vs LYN Team News:


  • Luis Suarez will be coming back in the starting lineup for this game.
  • Arthur, Rafinha and Jasper Cillessen are the only absentees for the team while Umtiti is doubtful.
  • Marc Andre ter Stegen will be the goalkeeper for Barcelona.

Olympique Lyon:

  • Memphis Depay is going to make his return in the starting XI for this fixture.
  • Rafael and Amine Gouiri are injured whereas Nabil Fekir is suspended for Olympique Lyon.
  • Anthony Lopes will be the safety net for the backline.

BAR vs LYN Probable Playing 11:

Barcelona –

Stegen (GK), Roberto, Pique, Lenglet, Alba, Rakitic, Busquets, Vidals, Messi, Suarez, Dembele

Olympique Lyon–

Lopes (GK), Dubois, Marcelo, Morel, Mendy, NDomele, Tousart, Aouar, Traore, Dembele, Depay

Fantasy Picks-


1. Lionel Messi

The superstar is in phenomenal form this season and might just be the best player to have ever played football in the history.

Goals: 31; Assists: 14

2. Luis Suarez

He is the striker of this club and he is looking to showcase why he can also lead an entire team on his back to success.

Goals: 16; Assists: 7

Olympique Lyon:

1.  Memphis Depay

The Dutch forward is regarded as one of the best players in the world and he has all the talent in him to be world-class.

Goals: 6; Assists: 10

2. Moussa Dembele

He is still a young striker wants to make a mark on the footballing world by being the star man of this club in the coming years.

Goals: 9; Assists: 4

Gambling India Info Match Prediction Barcelona vs Olympique Lyon

Barcelona are going to use their superior experience in this competition to win this game and pull away with the lead.

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