FC Barcelona are coming into the clash after finishing first in their group. Over the course of six matches, they accumulated fourteen points from four wins and two draws. Since 2004, Barca have gotten past the group stage every year and went on to the next phase on twelve of the fourteen ties. When facing French teams in this part of the competition, they have had great success with the most noticeable one being a comeback against PSG. After losing the first leg by the score of 4-0, they went on to win the second by 6-1, thus making it one of the biggest comebacks in the history of the competition.
The two teams have a long mutual history and in the recent past, Barcelona have been the better side. Out of the previous five matches between them, Barcelona have won three and the remaining two ended as draws. The two clubs averaged 4.2 goals per game and in four of the five, we have seen both teams score. It is worth noting that their most recent outing took place in 2009.
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Possible starting lineups
Lyon: Lopes; Mendy, Morel, Marselo, Dubois; Aouar, Tousart, NDombele; Depay, Dembele, Traore
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Lenglet, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, Vidal; Messi, Suarez, Dembele