Statistics highlighting simply how badly Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has struggled away from dwelling within the Champions League over the previous couple of seasons have come to mild on-line this night.
Lyon vs Barcelona
Ernesto Valverde’s La Liga table-toppers are set to start their Champions League knockout journey for this season with a difficult journey to France to tackle Lyon this night.
The Blaugrana head into the matchup on the again of a hard-fought, albeit essential 1-Zero La Liga victory over Rayo Vallecano on Saturday night time, a win which noticed the Catalan giants lengthen their benefit atop the Spanish top-flight to 7 factors.
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Penalty Barcelona, Messi fires it dwelling!
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— Eleven Sports activities (@ElevenSports_UK) February 16, 2019
Hosts Lyon, in the meantime, picked up their sixth win from the membership’s final 7 outings throughout all competitions this previous weekend, after downing Guingamp by 2 objectives to 1.
The win noticed Bruno Génésio’s aspect shut the hole on 2nd-placed Lille to four factors within the Ligue 1 desk.
1 – Lyon and Barcelona remained unbeaten on this season’s Champions League group phases. It’s the first time 2 groups are going through one another within the knockout phases of the CL and not using a defeat to their title all season since Barcelona and Man Utd met within the 2007/08 semi-finals. Duel. pic.twitter.com/qq2Nth9KNd
— OptaJean (@OptaJean) February 19, 2019
Regardless of their spectacular current string of outcomes, nonetheless, Lyon will clearly head into tonight’s first-leg of their tie with Barcelona as heavy underdogs.
Followers of the French outfit, although, can be buoyed by the emergence of a stunning statistic on-line this night, showcasing simply how indecisive Barcelona hitman Luis Suarez has been on his travels in Europe during the last four seasons.
As showcased beneath, extremely, Suarez has did not instantly contribute to a Champions League objective away from the Camp Nou for nearly 24 hours operating:
Zero – Luis Suarez has failed to attain (or ship an help) in his final 1,418 minutes of play away from dwelling within the Champions League, that’s 23 hours and 38 minutes. The final time he scored on the highway got here in September 2015 in opposition to Roma on the Olimpico. Defiance. pic.twitter.com/nHnivh2mt6
— OptaJose (@OptaJose) February 19, 2019
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