Juventus – Lyon (2h, 7/8, round of 1/8 Champions League round): “She dress” upstream?
Juventus had trouble when striker Paulo Dybala felt uncomfortable in his left leg against Sampdoria. Fortunately for the Turin team, according to the doctors, Dybala’s injury is not too serious, although it still needs to be monitored further.
This is good news for Juventus. Because after winning the 9th Serie A championship in a row, the students of coach Maurizio Sarri are showing signs of being overloaded. In the first leg, Juventus lost to Lyon 0-1, so it is necessary to add “artillery” like Dybala, along with owner Ronaldo – who was rested in the match against Roma in the last round of Serie A, to hope to reverse the situation.
Man City – Real Madrid (2h, 8/8, round of 1/8 Champions League round: Difficulties to wait
The European Football Federation allows Man City to play against Real Madrid at home at Etihad. In the first leg, Real lost 1-2 at the Bernabeu home field. Therefore, the task with coach Zinedine Zidane and his students in the rematch of the former Premier League is extremely difficult.
Real Madrid is unbeaten in 11 La Liga games when returning after Covid-19. In it, there are 10 consecutive victories and only draw the last round when champion. Therefore, coach Pep Guardiola recently warned City players to focus, if they want to win the right to the Champions League quarter-finals.
Barcelona – Napoli (2h, 8/8, round of 1/8 Champions League round): Messi angry?
In the La Liga, Barcelona was bitterly transformed by Real Madrid. If you can not conquer the Champions League, this will be a very catastrophic season for the Catalunya team.
Therefore, fans are waiting for Lionel Messi’s talent to shine, bringing Barca deep in the Champions League. Barcelona promises to have a rematch with the Italian representative is not easy, especially in the context of the two teams drew 1-1 in the first leg.
In particular, Barca is at risk of losing Ousmane Dembele and Samuel Umtiti by various problems. Clement Lenglet is also suffering from a groin injury and this makes Quique Setien coach no more options in the defense. Besides, midfielder Arthur Melo also refused to play for this team, after having signed a contract with Juventus.