Lyon vs Bayern Munich Live : Stream Free Online Lyon vs Bayern Munich Live Stream Get a preview of the Lyon vs. Bayern Munich 2019-20 UEFA Champions League, Semifinals football match The Champions League literally JUST restarted, and it’s almost over. Such is the post-covid era, I suppose.
Bayern Munich emerged from quarantine much like how the Doomguy awoke from his slumber in DOOM 2016 — appropriately enraged and ready to crush all enemies into a fine red paste.
Many weeks of ripping and tearing later, European football has been suitably chastised by the great red giant, with only two games remaining in the season. Hansi Flick and his men will be eyeing the final of the Champions League — Bayern’s first since 2013. However they must first make it past a young and determined Lyon side at the Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon.
Despite finishing 7th in Ligue 1, Olympique Lyonnais deserve the moniker of giant-killers this season. They’ve knocked out both Juventus and Manchester City, both early favorites for the title, so no one can doubt their place in the semifinals. Bayern, therefore, have no room to take it easy on them.
Hansi Flick won’t make the same mistake Pep Guardiola did and change his tactics. Instead, he will choose to meet Rudi Garcia’s men head on. That means starting Robert Lewandowski up top, with Thomas Muller supporting him from the second striker position.
Ivan Perisic has done well so far since the UCL restart, so he may get the nod over Kingsley Coman. This is one of the two choices Hansi Flick will have to make for the game, and arguably the easier decision to make. Regardless of which player starts, the other can be subbed on with ease.
Meanwhile, Serge Gnabry will likely start on the right flank. While Philippe Coutinho scored twice and assisted once in his short cameo against Barcelona, the Brazilian is still expected to start from the bench. Let’s hope he’s ready for another explosive substitute appearance.
The midfield is where things get complicated. With Benjamin Pavard returning to team training, Hansi Flick could decide to return him to the lineup and move Joshua Kimmich back to the center. This would certainly improve Bayern defensively, but could compromise the functioning midfield pairing of Thiago Alcantara and Leon Goretzka. As seen against City, Lyon have a formidable midfield — Houssem Aouar, Maxcence Caqueret, and Bruno Guimares are more than capable of giving Bayern a hard time in the center of the park. On the other hand, Hansi needs to be wary of counterattacks down the right hand side — Pavard would help immensely in dealing with those.
In the end, Flick seems like the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” kind of guy. Taking Pep’s warning to heart, he will probably choose the same midfield pairing that he chose against Barcelona. Benjamin Pavard will most likely be subbed on around the 60th minute.
Finally, in defense — following on from the previous section, expect Joshua Kimmich to start at right-back, and zero changes from the Barca game. Alphonso Davies will probably start in his usual position at left-back, and David Alaba and Jerome Boateng will pair up in central defense. Manuel Neuer, as always, will be in goal.
With that out of the way, here’s how we think Bayern Munich will line up against Lyon in the Champions League:
After an unbelievable victory against Barcelona in the quarterfinals, Bayern Munich will look to produce a similar show when they face Lyon in the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League.
This will be the ninth competitive meeting between the two sides, where Bayern Munich have won four of their previous outings. The winner of this clash will be facing Paris Saint-Germain in the finals.
When and where to watch Lyon vs Bayern Munich
Where and when is the Lyon vs Bayern Munich, UEFA Champions League match being played?
The Lyon vs Bayern Munich, UEFA Champions League match will be played on August 20, 2020, at Estadio Jose Alvalade.
What time does the Lyon vs Bayern Munich, UEFA Champions League match begin?
The Lyon vs Bayern Munich, UEFA Champions League match will begin at 12:30 AM IST.
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The Lyon vs Bayern Munich, UEFA Champions League live match will be telecasted on Sony TEN 2 SD and HD in India.
How and where to watch online Lyon vs Bayern Munich, UEFA Champions League live streaming?
The Lyon vs Bayern Munich, UEFA Champions League final live telecast will be available online on SonyLiv in India.
Lyon vs Bayern Munich: Predicted Starting XIs
Lyon: Lopes, Marcelo, Denayer, Marcal, Dubois, Caqueret, Guimaraes, Aouar, Cornet, Ekambi, Memphis
Bayern Munich: Neuer, Kimmich, Boateng, Alaba, Davies, Goretzka, Thiago, Gnabry, Muller, Coman, Lewandowski
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Lyon face the five-time European champions Bayern Munich on Thursday for a place in the UEFA Champions League final.NDTVSportsUpdated: August 19, 2020 01:52 PM ISTRead Time: 2 min
Champions League, Lyon vs Bayern Munich: Live Streaming, When And Where To Watch Live Telecast
Robert Lewandowski is the Champions League’s top-scorer this season with 14 goals.© AFP
Lyon face Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League semi-finalBayern humiliated Spanish giants Barcelona 8-2 in the quarter-finalLyon shocked Manchester City in quarters, beating them 3-1
Lyon face the five-time European champions Bayern Munich on Thursday for a place in the UEFA Champions League final. Bayern humiliated Barcelona 8-2 after winning a record-extending 29th Bundesliga title earlier this year. The German champions have won their last 20 matches in all competitions, securing an eighth straight Bundesliga title and lifting the German Cup in the process. Their striker Robert Lewandowski is the Champions League’s top-scorer this season on 14 goals — three short of Cristiano Ronaldo’s record. Bayern winger Serge Gnabry, who has seven so far in the competition, including four in the 7-2 thrashing of Tottenham away in the group stages, says they must not underestimate Lyon. The French club have punched above their weight by beating Juventus and Manchester City to reach the last four.
When is the Lyon vs Bayern Munich UEFA Champions League semi-final match?
The Lyon vs Bayern Munich UEFA Champions League semi-final match will be played on Thursday, August 20.
Where will the Lyon vs Bayern Munich UEFA Champions League semi-final match be played?
The Lyon vs Bayern Munich UEFA Champions League semi-final match will take place behind closed doors at the Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon, Portugal.
What time does the Lyon vs Bayern Munich UEFA Champions League semi-final match begin?
The Lyon vs Bayern Munich UEFA Champions League semi-final match will begin at 12:30am (Thursday) IST.
Which TV channels will broadcast the Lyon vs Bayern Munich UEFA Champions League semi-final match?
The Lyon vs Bayern Munich UEFA Champions League semi-final match can be watched live on Sony Pictures Sports Network.
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