The prediction of Lyon and Bayern Munich comes before the match of the Champions League Playoffs – semi-finals. This game will be played on August 19th, at Estádio José Alvalade, Portugal. In this match overview, we bring you betting tips and accurate predictions of results based on the analysis of these two sides.
Lyon vs Bayern Munich Match Preview and Team News
Lyon played solidly in the group stage of the Champions League, finishing second in the group with 8 points. Bruno shows his talent and real reinforcement for Lyon, he has excellent ball control, he can play in several positions, and every team needs such a player. He is a truly universal player for the future. Karl Toko Ekambi will get the opportunity and should be used, and show why he was brought in as an excellent signing for the future. Midfielder Houssem Aouar found the right role in the team, he moves excellent, and it’s hard to take the ball away from this guy. Memphis Depay is the best scorer of Lyon in the Champions League, he scored five goals, he has excellent dribbles, his greatest strength is speed, and this guy is unstoppable. Lyon has a lot of young players who make great use of their minutes on the pitch.
Bayern Munich played great in the group stage and took the first place after booking all six victories. They won the title in German Bundesliga, showed strength, and are deserving champions. They have a lot of players in the middle of the field, and they can rotate a lot, it is such a choice that it is difficult to decide who will be in the starting lineup. Thomas Muller is a pure genius of the team, creating problems for the opponent, and his presence on the field changes the course of the match. Kingsley Coman enjoys the pitch, and when he receives the ball and goes towards the goal, the opponent has problems because he passes through the defense like a fast train. Ivan Perišić showed why he is paid dearly, he plays better offensively, which he showed with his right moves and excellent ball control. Robert Lewandowski is also a football maestro, he scored 34 goals and is the top scorer in the Bundesliga, and the Polish international scored 14 goals in the Champions League. Hans-Dieter Flick has shown that he is a good coach, he has won the title and the German Cup, and he can hope for a new contract because everyone is satisfied with his work.
Lyon vs Bayern Munich Predicted Lineups
Lyon: Lopes, Marcelo, Denayer, Marcal, Dubois, Caqueret, Guimaraes, Aouar, Cornet, Ekambi, Depay.
Bayern: Neuer, Kimmich, Boateng, Alaba, Davies, Goretzka, Thiago, Gnabry, Muller, Coman, Lewandowski.
Lyon vs Bayern Munich Tips and Predictions
Lyon showed that they shouldn’t be underestimated, as they managed to beat Juventus and Manchester City. On the other hand, Bayern Munich outclassed Barcelona, and that is why we believe they are going to win this game.
Both teams have been involved in high-scoring matches lately, and this one shouldn’t be much different. We expect at least three goals in total.
Bayern Munich to win HT-FT @1.60
Over 2.5 goals FT @1.40
Correct score 1:4 @13.00