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The Champions League quarter-finals come to an end tonight in Lisbon as Man City take on Lyon at the Estadio Jose Alvalade.

A final fight against prolific Bayern Munich will await the winners of this game after Hansi Flick’s side demolished Barcelona 8-2 on Friday night.

City are considered one of the favorites to win the competition after knocking down Real Madrid in the round of 16, while Lyon stunned Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus to reach the quarters.

And Lyon held the advantage at half-time as Maxwel Cornet’s clever finish gave the Ligue 1 side a 1-0 lead as Pep Guardiola’s tactics failed to bear fruit.

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62 minutes: City’s small improvements and Mahrez’s introduction have given them a new lease of life on the right, but Guardiola is still restless on the sideline and giving instructions to his players.

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60 minutes: Marcelo clumsily fouls Jesus through his compatriot’s back – and City stand a chance with the free-kick. De Bruyne stands above and whips him over the wall, on target, but Lopes responds with a shot of the camera and that of Cancelo puts the rebound in orbit.

YELLOW CARD

57 minutes: Mahrez’s first contribution isn’t the biggest, losing the ball to Aouar and Rodri knocking the Frenchman down. It’s yellow for the midfielder and he’s walking a tightrope now.

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56 minutes: Guardiola identified Fernandinho’s threat of getting a second yellow card and he got hooked. Mahrez is on, and that will likely see them go 4-3-3 now.

54 minutes: Lyon appear to be doing everything possible to get the referee to show Fernandinho a second yellow card, but so far the Dutch manager has not had one.

Riyad Mahrez is about to arrive.

52 minutes: It’s better from the “hosts” and Lyon look a little nervous at the back, with Dubois twice behind his goal without pressure.

Will De Bruyne find the right delivery? No. Overhit this time. He spends a night according to his criteria.

49 minutes: City start the second half better than the first, trying to get the ball through the middle. But De Bruyne’s contact finds neither Jesus nor Sterling.

It feels like no one really knows where he’s playing in this setup.

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SECOND PART

We are back in Lisbon.

If it stays that way, it surely won’t be long before we see any changes.

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All on the bench and ready to assemble if necessary. Granted, it looks like City need some of their dictators to start giving Sterling and Jesus a chance to tidy up.

Fernandinho, on reservation, could be the man to make room. Let’s see how Guardiola reacts.

MI-TEMPS

HALF TIME | Man City 0-1 LyonIt has been a disappointing half from Man City’s perspective as Cornet’s improvised effort puts the French side in the lead at the break.

Some big changes are needed in the second half to reverse the trend for Guardiola’s men.

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45 minutes: chance sterling!

So close for City.

De Bruyne picks Sterling with a pass bordering on absurdity and he looks set to go 1-1, but Cornet comes back with a crucial block to deny him.

Two minutes of extra time will be played.

43 minutes: The city is starting to build up the pressure now that De Bruyne – now operating on the left – sends a low cross and Marcelo the pirate.

They don’t want the whistle at half time!

42 minutes: Sterling was lively in the first half and he made a super Cruyff turn to send two Lyon defenders sliding in the wrong direction.

He brings it back to Rodri, who tries to guide him to the far corner and Lopes, having made a real mess of it, chokes on the second attempt.

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James Robson: « Of all the potential outcomes of this game, no one could expect it. Yes, there was always a chance that Lyon would produce an upheaval – but it’s the City’s way of playing that is so surprising. They are completely under control. In the past, there have been spectacular implosions. But so far it has been soft, with so little. established.

“Sterling was the most threatening with his run, but he’s not getting enough support. “

38 minutes: Sterling starts dragging Denayer down the flank and the quick-footed winger draws the foul right on the edge of the box.

A very good position for De Bruyne to make one and hit a venomous effort, but Lopes clearly hits.

35 minutes: It looks like something is missing from City’s game. This more creative man in the third attacker is missing and that is hurting City.

To their credit, Lyon’s five full-backs have been superb so far. Completely impenetrable.

31 minutes: Cancelo has arguably been City’s brightest performer so far and he passes Dubois to whip the cross.

Lopes dives to pierce him, but he hits Gundogan, who sees his follow-up courageously saved by the Lyon stopper.

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YELLOW CARD

28 minutes: Nothing’s going for City at the moment as Aouar walks past Fernandinho and is knocked down by the Brazilian, it’s a yellow card.

GOAL!

GOAL! Man City 0-1 Lyon | 24 ‘Maxwel Cornet

HE DOES IT AGAIN!

The Ivorian scored three times against City last season and he’s on target again tonight. A ball over Marcal finds Toko Ekambi and he is in play.

Garcia makes a great last minute challenge, but he comes back to Cornet and he folds it brilliantly in front of Ederson, who was out of his line.

VAR checks offside, but the goal remains standing as the replay shows Walker played the Cameroonian onside.

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22 minutes: This is another sublime pass from Cancelo to find Sterling but there are very few blue shirts available to pass.

Aouar reads the direction of the ball, passes two players and wins a free kick. He has watched the game so far.

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Date, time and place

Man City vs Lyon are scheduled to kick off at 8 p.m. BST tonight.

The match will be played behind closed doors at the Estadio Jose Alvalade without fans due to the presence of government directives regarding the coronavirus.

How to watch

TV channel: The match will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1, with coverage starting at 7 p.m.

Direct: BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online through the video player and the BT Sport app.

Team news

Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Garcia, Laporte, Cancelo, Fernandinho, Rodrigo, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Sterling, Jesus

Bravo, Stones, Zinchenko, Bernardo, David Silva, Mendy, Mahrez, Otamendi, Foden, Doyle, Palmer, Bernabe

Lyon XI: Lopes; Denayer, Marcelo, Marcal; Cornet, Caqueret, Guimarães, Aouar, Dubois; Ekambi, Depay

Subs: Tatarusanu, Diomande, Andersen, Rafael, Dembele, Traore, Mendes, Reine-Adelaide, Jean Lucas, Tete, Bard, Cherki

Prediction: Man City 3-1 Lyon

Lyon had a big shock to take out Juventus, but this Manchester City side are looking at full speed after a small gap between the end of their national campaign.

It should be pretty straightforward for Guardiola’s side.

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