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Juventus vs Lyon predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Champions League fixture tonight

The Champions League last-16 second legs are finally taking place, more than four months after the first 90 minutes were played out.

Juventus host Lyon on Friday night, with the French side leading 1-0 at the halfway point.

Cristiano Ronaldo and a host of other Juve stars were rested on the final week of the season, after Maurizio Sarri’s side had wrapped up another Serie A title.

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Memphis Depay’s return from injury is a big boost for Lyon, but they failed to qualify for next season’s Champions League after the domestic season ended early and they lost a cup final to PSG.

Here’s all you need to know about the game.

When is it and what time is kick-off?

The match will begin at 8pm BST on Friday 7 August at the Allianz Stadium.

How can I watch it online and on TV?

The game will be broadcast live on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport Extra 2.

Subscribers can also stream the match on the BT Sport website and app.

Team news

Juventus are without Douglas Costa, while Paulo Dybala is a doubt. If he’s fit, he’ll play though in such a key game. Mattia De Sciglio is also injured.

Lyon welcomed back Memphis Depay to action in their cup final loss at the weekend, but Kenny Tete is unlikely to play and Marcelo is a doubt.

Predicted line-ups

Juventus: Szczesny; Cuadrado, De Ligt, Bonucci, Sandro; Pjanic, Bentancur, Rabiot; Bernardeschi, Dybala, Ronaldo.

Lyon: Lopes; Denayer, Marcelo, Marcal; Dubois, Caqueret, Mendes, Aouar, Cornet; Memphis, Dembele.

Odds

Juventus — 5/11

Draw — 19/5

Lyon — 38/5

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