Germany’s most successful club, Bayern and seven-time French champions, Lyon have met eight times in the Champions League meaning Wednesday’s clash stádio José Alvelade would be their ninth.
Munich have won four and lost only two (two draws) of the previous encounters, putting them ahead of their rivals in the head-to-head comparison and offering them the chance to repeat a moment of history
The French side defeated English Premier League runners-up Manchester City 3-1 in the last quarter-final of the current UCL finals on Saturday evening, placing them among the top four teams in Europe’s elite club competition for the second time in their history. While Bayern against all odds humiliated Barcelona 8-2 last Friday.
The last time both sides squared up was in 2010 also in the semis with Bayern winning both legs (4-0) on aggregate to advance to the final.