Juventus vs Lyon: With Dybala doubtful, can Ronaldo pull it through at home!

Juventus could be forced to sell Ronaldo for cut-price fee

Juventus vs Lyon

Stadium: Allianz Stadium, Turin

Betting Odds: Juventus 1.44; Draw 4.50 ; Lyon 7.50

Probability of Win: Juventus 67%; Draw 21% ; Lyon 12%

  • Though Juve started as favourite, Lyon beat Juventus 1-0 in the first leg encounter.
  • The match to be played almost 5 months after the first leg.
  • Juventus played 15 matches during the period, but the French side played only five.
  • Dybala the most valuable player in Serie A, is doubtful for the match. It would be up top Ronaldo and Higuain to take Juventus to Quarterfinal.
  • Bookies are favouring the Serie A champions to win the second leg.
  • Previously Juventus have a better Head-to head record against french side in European competition, with one win and one draw.
  • Lyon lost four away matches against Serie A teams. They won only once against Fiorentina.
  • For Juventus, their home records are not good either. They lost two of their last three home matches at knock-out stage.
  • Juventus managed to get through five out of eleven occasions, after losing their first match.
  • Lyon could not manage to win in their last 10 away matches. They failed to score in six of those matches.


Predicted XI: Szczęsny; Cuadrado, Bonucci, De Ligt, Alex Sandro; Bentancur, Pjanić, Rabiot; Bernardeschi, Higuaín, Ronaldo

Doubtful: Dybala (thigh)

Unavailable: De Sciglio (thigh), Khedira (thigh), Douglas Costa (thigh)

Misses next game if booked: Matuidi


Predicted XI: Lopes; Denayer, Marcelo, Marçal; Dubois, Caqueret, Guimarães, Aouar, Cornet; Depay, Dembélé

Doubtful: Marcelo (thigh), Tete (muscular)

Unavailable: Koné (muscular)

Misses next game if booked: None