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Lyon vs Bayern Munich Betting Tips, Preview & Odds - Lyon's run to end in UEFA Champions League semi-final

  • Lyon meet Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-finals
  • The match is being played at 5.00am AEST on Thursday at Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon
  • Lyon got past Juventus and Man City in the knockout rounds
  • Lyon have lost their last 3 matches against Bayern Munich
  • Bayern Munich have won their last 19 matches, battering Barcelona 8-2 in the quarter-finals
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Thomas Müller played for Bayern Munich against Lyon in 2010 (Getty Images)

Lyon take on Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals. Lyon upset the odds against Juventus and Man City, can they repeat the trick in Lisbon?

FC Munich have been in incredible form, winning 27 of their last 28 matches. That run includes three straight Champions League thrashings, 3-0 and 4-1 against Chelsea and 8-2 against Barcelona.

Olympique Lyon Form

Olympique Lyon were fourth when the Ligue 1 season was called off. Rudi Garcia’s took PSG all the way in the French League Cup final, the match ending 0-0 before they lost in a penalty shootout.

Lyon lost 2-1 against Juventus in the round of 16 second leg but advanced on away goals. The French club were unfancied against Man City in the quarter-finals but came away with a memorable 3-1 win.

Maxwel Cornet opened the scoring with substitute Moussa Dembele bagging a brace. Lyon pulled off a brave defensive display after having 28% possession and 7-18 shots.

Olympique Lyon Team News

Lyon left-back Youssouf Kone is injured and midfielder Lucas Tousart was sold to Hertha Berlin.

Rudi Garcia has been playing with three at the back which should continue in Lisbon. 

Moussa Dembele proved a point with two goals off the bench against Man City. He has surely done enough to start at Karl Toko Ekambi’s expense.

Bayern Munich Form

Bayern Munich are coming off domestic double after winning the Bundesliga and the German Cup. Hansi Flick’s side have been unbeatable, winning their last 19 matches in all competitions.

The Bavarians won 4-0 at Wolfsburg in their final Bundesliga match. They beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in the DFB-Pokal final and thrashed Chelsea 4-1 in the Champions League to progress 7-1 on aggregate.

FC Bayern left no doubt about their potential after humiliating Barcelona 8-2 in the quarter-finals. Thomas Müller (2), Ivan Perisic, Serge Gnabry, Joshua Kimmich, Robert Lewandowski and Philippe Coutinho (2) all scored in a historical event.

Bayern Munich Team News

Right-back Benjamin Pavard remains injured. Robert Lewandowski has been in sensational form this season, scoring 13 goals in his last nine matches and 55 for the season.

Expect to see no changes to Flick’s starting XI.

Lyon vs Bayern Munich Head to Head

Bayern Munich have a 4-2 advantage against Lyon with two draws in eight matches, all in the UEFA Champions League. The last tie was in the 2009-10 semifinals.

Bayern won 1-0 in Munich thanks to an Arjen Robben free kick and 3-0 in France with Ivica Olic hitting a hat-trick.

Lyon vs Bayern Munich Odds

Bayern Munich are huge $1.22 favourites with Lyon available at a whopping $12.00. A draw can be backed at $7.00 at bet365.

Lyon vs Bayern Munich Match Up

Lyon exceeded expectations in getting past Juventus and Man City. They have been used to being on the back foot against superior opposition which will continue here.

Bayern Munich have an extremely strong squad and scoring machine Robert Lewandowski up front. The Polish forward has scored 55 goals for FC Bayern this season.

Thomas Müller had an outstanding game against Barcelona and his ability in the attacking third is another difference maker.

Lyon vs Bayern Munich Stats

  • Lyon have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Lyon have lost their last 3 matches against Bayern Munich (UEFA Champions League).
  • Bayern Munich have won their last 19 matches (all competitions).
  • Bayern Munich have won by 2+ goals in 8 of their last 9 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Bayern Munich have won by 3+ goals in their last 3 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Bayern Munich have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski has scored 55 goals this season (all competitions).

Lyon vs Bayern Munich FAQ

Can I watch a Lyon vs Bayern Munich live stream?

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Where is Lyon vs Bayern Munich taking place?

Lyon vs Bayern Munich is being played at Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon, Portugal.

What time does Lyon vs Bayern Munich kick off?

Lyon vs Bayern Munich is being played at 05:00am AEST on Thursday 20 August 2020.

What competition are Lyon vs Bayern Munich playing in?

Lyon vs Bayern Munich are playing in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.


Lyon have taken out Juventus and Man City but Bayern Munich could be a bridge too far. The German champions are unstoppable and have a great chance to win the Champions League.

Best Bet: Bayern & Over 3.5 Win & Total Goals @2.20 at Unibet Australia - 3 Units
Value Bet: Munich Win & BTTS Win & BTTS @2.30 at bet365 Australia - 3 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Robert Lewandowski First Goalscorer @3.15 at Unibet Australia - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Bayern Munich Win 3-1 Correct Score @10.00 at bet365 Australia - 1 Unit

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