Barcelona vs Lyon: Preview, possible line-ups, head-to-head and kickoff time

Barcelona vs Lyon: Preview, possible line-ups, head-to-head and kickoff time

- Barcelona vs Lyon's Champions League round of 16 second round tie will hold on Wednesday night, March 13

- The Spanish champions have won all their last three home games against Lyon scoring 10 goals in the process

- 9pm is the kickoff time for this Champions League match between Barcelona and Lyon

Reigning Spanish champions Barcelona will host French club Lyon in the second leg of their 2018/19 Champions League round of 16 encounter on Wednesday night, March 13.

Barcelona are the favorites to win this match at the Camp Nou after forcing Lyon to a goalless draw in the first leg in France.

Since their first-leg stalemate, Barcelona have won all four games they have played in all competitions including two wins over Real Madrid.

Barcelona have won 26 of their 29 home games in the Champions League, drawing three, while Lyon have lost seven of their last nine UCL knockout games away from home.

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The Catalan giants and Lyon are unbeaten in this season's Champions League. In fact, Lyon have drawn each of their last six games in the championship.

But Lyon must be aware that only Paris-Saint-Germain are the French side who avoided defeat twice against Barcelona at the Nou Camp.

In the last three home games Barcelona played against Lyon, the Spanish champions won all scoring 10 goals and conceding only two.

Meanwhile, 9pm is the kickoff time for this Champions League match between Barcelona and Lyon.

Possible line-ups

Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Roberto, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; Rakitić, Busquets, Arthur; Messi, Suárez, Coutinho

Lyon: Lopes; Dubois, Denayer, Marcelo, Mendy; Tousart, Ndombélé; Depay, Fekir, Aouar; Dembélé

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Lionel Messi was praised by football lovers for his sportsmanship after telling the referee not to award Barcelona a penalty in their La Liga win over Rayo Vallecano.

The Argentine football star had amazing run thereby beating two defenders before being brought down in the penalty box.

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