The offender of Shakhtar Donetsk in the group stage of the Champions League the French “lion” in the first match of 1/8 final of the tournament took home a formidable Spanish “Barcelona”. But the spectators in the crowded “Olympic Park Lyonne” goals have not seen. Although the cases were from both teams.
Lyon – Barcelona 0:0
Players, “Lyon”, the rights of the owner, started the match more actively. And for the first ten minutes had two chances to go ahead. But twice prevented the goalkeeper “leopards” Ter Stegen. First he bailed out after vicious blow Auara in the bottom corner. And afterwards only leap when he touched the ball with fingertips, he gave to fly into the net after hitting Terje – the crossbar!
Barcelona even before was able to score from a free kick. But Messi missed. And after the dangerous moments, “Lyon” shut down opponents in their own half. But the rich pass the defence of the hosts failed. Therefore, all that managed to create is a kick after a cross from Alba (above the gate), and the moment Dembele. However, in the latter case, saved by Lopez, who time out of the gate.
Therefore, the first time was with a small number of moments. Two of them occurred just before the break. But after hitting Terje the ball went past the gate frame. And a shot of Busquets at the opposite goal after a rebound was also inaccurate.
Video of first half highlights of the match Lyon – Barcelona
In the second half, Barcelona has increased the pressure on opponents. But scoring chances has not increased. Messi, Suarez and Dembele and could not pass protect, “Lyon”. The hosts had a few opportunities.
To come out ahead in this match Barcelona could shortly before the end of the game when Messi is brought down near the penalty area. Himself Argentinian decided to strike. But they were in front of the players.
Video highlights of the second half of the match Lyon – Barcelona
The match ended with no goals scored. Now all the team will decide on 13 March at the camp Nou.