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Wednesday February 26 2020
Juninho: 'Almost perfect Lyon night'

Olympique Lyonnais director Juninho Pernambucano relished “an almost perfect evening” after their 1-0 Champions League win over Juventus.

It’s just the first leg of the Round of 16, but an ideal result going into the second leg in Turin on March 17.

“It’s an almost perfect evening,” Juninho told RMC Sport after the Lucas Tousart strike.

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Wednesday February 26 2020
Aouar: 'Lyon not Juventus victims'

Houssem Aouar assures Olympique Lyonnais go to the Juventus Stadium “not to be victims, but with confidence” after a 1-0 first leg win.

His assist set up Lucas Tousart for the only goal of the game in France, setting up a fascinating Champions League Round of 16 decider on March 17.

“It was a real team performance,” Aouar told RMC Sport.

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Wednesday February 26 2020
Garcia: 'Lyon spread Juventus defence'

Rudi Garcia explained how Lyon “spread the play” to create problems for Juventus and hope to “score a goal in Turin” too in this Champions League tie.

The French side were the underdogs, but have a 1-0 first leg lead in this Champions League Round of 16 thanks to Lucas Tousart’s strike.

Lyon managed to prevent Juve getting a single shot on target, as when Paulo Dybala did get the ball in the net, he was offside.

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Wednesday February 26 2020
Sarri: 'Can't get Juventus to understand'

Maurizio Sarri was extremely frustrated with Juventus after the 1-0 defeat to Lyon. “I cannot get the players to understand the importance of moving the ball quickly.”

There has been precious little of Sarrismo so far, but rarely less than was witnessed at the Groupama Stadium, as the Bianconeri failed to get a single shot on target in the Champions League Round of 16 tie.

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Wednesday February 26 2020
Szczesny: 'Juventus can turn it around'

Wojciech Szczesny maintains the 1-0 defeat to Olympique Lyonnais is not a disaster for Juventus. “It’s a result we can overturn in the second leg.”

The Bianconeri were beaten by a Lucas Tousart goal on the Houssem Aouar pull-back from the by-line.

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Wednesday February 26 2020
Danilo: 'Juventus gifted first half'

Danilo admits Juventus “cannot just gift the first half” to Olympique Lyonnais in a 1-0 Champions League defeat.

Lucas Tousart scored the only goal of the first leg in this Round of 16 tie, but even after pouring forward after the break, Juve still failed to get a shot on target.

“We cannot just gift the first half to the opposition in such an important tournament. We are aware that we did that and need to work harder,” Danilo told Sky Sport Italia.

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Wednesday February 26 2020
Bonucci: 'Juventus not switched on'

Leonardo Bonucci admits Juventus had the wrong attitude in a 1-0 defeat to Lyon. “I could tell something wasn’t switched on. We were second to every ball.”

The Bianconeri failed to get a single shot on target at the Groupama Stadium this evening, as the only time they did with Paulo Dybala, he was offside.

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Wednesday February 26 2020
CL: Juventus falter in Lyon

Juventus have it all to do in the second leg of this Champions League Round of 16 after a 1-0 defeat to Olympique Lyonnais, failing to get a single shot on target.

Follow all the build-up and action as it happens and give your views on the LIVEBLOG.

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Wednesday February 26 2020
CL liveblog: Lyon v Juventus

Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Champions League Round of 16, as Juventus visit Olympique Lyonnais.

It kicks off at the Groupama Stadium at 20.00 GMT, with the second leg on March 17.

If you are on a mobile device or tablet, then follow the Liveblog HERE.

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Wednesday February 26 2020
Nedved: 'Garcia defensive, Cuadrado versatile'

Pavel Nedved suggested Lyon coach Rudi Garcia has taken a “defensive” approach to the Champions League tie, while Juan Cuadrado can follow his Juventus footsteps.

The first leg in this Round of 16 kicks off at 20.00 GMT, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

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