The Italian team, Juventus, will host its French counterpart, Olympique Lyon, at exactly nine o’clock this evening, Friday, at the “Juventus Arena” in Turin, as part of the second leg of the 16th round of the Champions League competition, whose matches are resuming after an interruption of about 5 months due to The spread of the new Corona virus “Covid 19”, and the match is scheduled to be broadcast on beIN Sports HD 2.
The first leg, which was held in Lyon on February 26th, ended with the victory of the French team with a goal without a response, scored by Lucas Touzart in the first half..
The winner will face today’s quarter-final match with the qualifier against Manchester City and Real Madrid, which will be held at the Al Ittihad Stadium at the same time, after the Citizens won the round with two goals to a goal..
For his part, Mauricio Sarri, coach of the Italian Juventus team, stressed that facing Lyon, France, needs a clear mind after the development of the French team in the recent period.
“The Lyon team has developed and become solid on the defensive front, Ronaldo is training well, he scored a wonderful goal yesterday in training, played many matches in a short time and needed to rest,” Sarri said at the match press conference.
“We are delighted to win the Serie A title, which is perhaps the most difficult in history,” said Sari.
The Juventus coach continued his remarks, saying, “Playing without fans will not be good, especially in a tournament like the Champions League, we need the fans, we hope that conditions will improve and that the fans return.”