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Man City vs Lyon Betting Tips, Preview & Odds - Sterling to send Man City into semi-finals

  • Man City and Lyon compete for a spot in the Champions League semi-finals
  • Match is being played in Lisbon at 05.00am AEST on Sunday
  • Man City have scored 2+ goals in 14 of their last 17 Champions League matches
  • Raheem Sterling has scored 11 goals in his last 12 matches
  • Lyon have lost 2 of their last 4 Champions League matches
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Man City's Raheem Sterling can play a key role against Lyon in the UEFA Champions League (Getty Images)

Manchester City and Lyon contest the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals in Lisbon. Man City have their best chance of winning the competition and are unlikely to slip up in Portugal.

Manchester City Form


Manchester City finished 2nd in the Premier League despite scoring 102 goals. Pep Guardiola’s side won 5-0 against Norwich in their last EPL match of the season with Gabriel Jesus, Kevin De Bruyne (2), Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez on target.

Man City followed up their 2-1 away win against Real Madrid in the Champions League round of 16 with a 2-1 win in Manchester. Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus were on target as they capitalised on two errors from Raphael Varane.

They deserved the win after having 55% possession and 20-9 shots.

Manchester City Team News


Left-back Benjamin Mendy is available after suspension but striker Sergio Agüero remains injured.

Olympique Lyon Form


Olympique Lyon were fourth when the Ligue 1 season was called off. Rudi Garcia’s side fought hard against PSG in the French League Cup final, the match ending 0-0 after extra time before they lost in a penalty shootout.

Lyon had a 1-0 advantage against Juventus before the second leg in Italy last week. Memphis Depay scored an early penalty, two Cristiano Ronaldo goals gave Juve every chance to progress but Lyon held on to progress on away goals.

They were understandably on the back foot for large periods of the match. They had 38% possession, two shots on target and picked up seven yellow cards. 

Olympique Lyon Team News


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

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

Man City vs Lyon Head to Head


These clubs met in the 2018-19 Champions League group stage. Lyon won 2-1 in Manchester despite being outplayed and secured a 2-2 draw in France.

Man City vs Lyon Odds


Man City are $1.28 favourites at Unibet with Lyon priced at $12.00. A draw is available at $6.50 at bet365.

Man City vs Lyon Match Up


Man City are on a mission to win the Champions League for the first time. They have a much strong squad than Lyon and should be full of confidence after seeing off Real Madrid.

Man City vs Lyon Stats


  • Man City have won 6 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Man City have won their last 3 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Man City have scored 2+ goals in 14 of their last 17 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Man City have seen BTTS in their last 6 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Man City’s Raheem Sterling has scored 11 goals in his last 12 matches (all competitions).
  • Lyon have lost 2 of their last 4 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Lyon have conceded 2 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Lyon have seen BTTS in 14 of their last 16 matches (UEFA Champions League).

Man City vs Lyon FAQ

Can I watch a Man City vs Lyon live stream?

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Where is Man City vs Lyon taking place?

Man City vs Lyon is being played at Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon, Portugal.

What time does Man City vs Lyon kick off?

Man City vs Lyon is being played at 05:00 AEST on Sunday 16 August 2020.

What competition are Man City vs Lyon playing in?

Man City vs Lyon are playing in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals.

Verdict

Man City have a superior squad and can make it count against Lyon. Raheem Sterling is in fantastic form and can keep his scoring run going.

Best Bet: Man City & Over 2.5 Win & Over 2.5 Goals @1.75 at bet365 Australia - 3 Units
Anytime Goalscorer Tip: Raheem Sterling Anytime Goalscorer @2.10 at Sportsbet - 2 Units
First Goalscorer Tip: Raheem Sterling First Goalscorer @4.90 at Unibet Australia - 1 Unit

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