Lyon played Benfica at the Group stage, Group G of Champions League on November 5. The match kicked off 20:00 UTC. Lyon won 3-1.
Joachim Andersen scored the first goal on the 4th minute of the game followed by goals from Memphis Depay, Haris Seferovic and Bertrand Traore who made the final score 3-1.
Lyon (also known as Lyon FC, Olympique Lyon or OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS) and Benfica (commonly referred to as SL Benfica) meet again 4 years after the Group stage Group G match which Benfica won 2-1. Lyon are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Toulouse and Metz so they'll try to extend their winning streak with a victory over Benfica.
Benfica are approaching the match in a good mood as well securing victories in 5 straight games against Rio Ave, Portimonense, Tondela, Lyon and Cova Piedade. They have been flawless defensively having 3 consecutive clean sheets.
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Lyon kicked off the game with Anthony Lopes, Youssouf Kone, Joachim Andersen, Jason Denayer, Leo Dubois, Houssem Aouar who got substituted by Marcelo on the 90th minute, Lucas Tousart, Thiago Mendes, Jeff Reine-Adelaide who got substituted by Bertrand Traore on the 73rd minute, Memphis Depay who got substituted by Maxwel Cornet on the 46th minute and Moussa Dembele as starters, with Ciprian Tatarusanu, Rafael Da Silva, Marcelo, Jean Lucas, Rayan Cherki, Maxwel Cornet and Bertrand Traore on the bench.
Benfica's starting eleven were Odisseas Vlachodimos, Alex Grimaldo, Ferro who got substituted by Jardel on the 16th minute, Ruben Dias, Tomas Tavares, Franco Cervi who got substituted by Pizzi on the 73rd minute, Gabriel, Florentino Ibrain Morris Luis, Gedson Fernandes who got substituted by Haris Seferovic on the 46th minute, Carlos Vinicius and Chiquinho, with Ivan Zlobin, Andre Almeida, Jardel, Pizzi, Adel Taarabt, Raul De Tomas and Haris Seferovic on the bench.
Referee showed the yellow card twice throughout the game. Gabriel and Florentino Ibrain Morris Luis were the ones to receive it.
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Lyon and Benfica have met 3 times since July 2016. Lyon have won twice while Benfica have won once. The most recent match between them took place on October 23, 2019 at the Group stage, Group G of Champions League where Benfica won 2-1. Lyon have scored 7 goals in these 3 head-to-head matches in total while Benfica have scored 6. So, overall, Lyon have a better head-to-head record against Benfica in their recent history.
Lyon are on a winning streak - they have won Toulouse and Metz in their previous 2 matches while Benfica are on a winning streak - they have won Rio Ave, Portimonense, Tondela, Lyon and Cova Piedade in their previous 5 matches. Overall, Lyon have won 6 of their last 20 matches, losing 9 and drawing 5, while Benfica have won 16 of their last 20 matches, losing 3 and drawing 1.
Lyon have won 3 times (2-3 against Toulouse on 2nd of November, 2-0 against Metz on 26th of October and 0-2 against RB Leipzig on 2nd of October), lost twice (2-1 against Benfica on 23rd of October and 1-0 against Saint-Etienne on 6th of October) and drew once (0-0 against Dijon on 19th of October) in their most recent 6 matches.
Benfica have won 5 times (2-0 against Rio Ave on 2nd of November, 4-0 against Portimonense on 30th of October, 0-1 against Tondela on 27th of October, 2-1 against Lyon on 23rd of October and 0-4 against Cova Piedade on 18th of October) and lost once (3-1 against Zenit on 2nd of October) in their most recent 6 matches.
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