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19 May,

Second legs of Goalless night - Dramatical road to Madrid

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This night Bayern Munich and Liverpool will be rivals in the second legs of the round of 16 in UEFA Champions League.

Teams were held in 6 matches. one of them Liverpool was the winner, but also in one of these matches, Bayern became the winner. 4 matches draw resulted. Suspended players in Bayern are Kimmich and Muller, also Robben and Tolisso have injuries.

They will miss this match. Liverpool managerJKloop said his opinions about the match at the press conference: "It will be a great game. It’s a challenge, we need a rhythm and we need to do the right things at the right times. Bayern is a world-class football team and you need to defend at every level and you need to be confident when you have the ball. You need to be brave and playing your best football. There will be moments when we are each dominating.”

Referees will be from Italy. 

Daniele Orsato (ITA) Assistant referees: Lorenzo Manganelli (ITA) Fabiano Preti (ITA)

Fourth official: Marco Di Bello (ITA)

VAR referees: Massimiliano Irrati (ITA) Marco Guida (ITA) 

Another goalless first leg match "Barcelona" and "Lyon" will be faced in Camp-Nou.

Lyon manager Bruno Genesio has interesting opinions about the match: " "Ajax's result[against Real Madrid] gives us strength. Many things depend on Messi. We will develop a game plan to reduce his influence but we must be able to take calculated risks. I doubt this second leg will end at 0-0. You have to score. We must also be ready to suffer."

Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde gave his opinions about "Lyon": "They have their strengths, especially in attack, with powerful and fast players. I imagine they will try to make the most of them. They know what an away goal is worth and they will try to get one." Injured player is only Gouri from "Lyon".

There are no suspended players in both teams. 

Head Referee: Szymon Marciniak (POL) Assistant referees: Paweł Sokolnicki (POL) Tomasz Listkiewicz (POL)

Fourth official: Tomasz Musiał (POL)

VAR Referees: Paweł Raczkowski (POL) Pawel Gil (POL)

Additionally, "Barcelona" beat "Lyon" with a 6-3 score in an aggregate match in 2008-2009 UEFA season. 

It is essential to notice that Quarter-final draw will be held on Friday at 12:00 CET. 


Azad Nuriyev

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