Messi twice, Mane Leads Reds over Bayern to UCL quarters - Sports history


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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Messi twice, Mane Leads Reds over Bayern to UCL quarters

 Messi two goals over Lyon, Reds win Bayern,  Leads to UCL Quarters.

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona reached the Champions League quarter-finals for a record 12th consecutive year with a last-16 win over Lyon.
Coutinho takes the ball into the Net, while the Gerard Pique and Ousmane Dembele shine at the end of the match, all three makes 1 goal scored.

Two goals from Sadio Mane helped Liverpool beat Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena and reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the second successive season.

Messi two goals over Lyon, Reds win Bayern, UCL Quarter final lineup, draw, date, time.

Barcelona vs Lyon in Champions League, stats, facts.

Treble-chasing Barca, who drew 0-0 in the first leg, led when Messi chipped home a penalty.
Philippe Coutinho tapped into an empty net from Luis Suarez's unselfish pass before Lucas Tousart's volley gave Lyon hope.
Messi clinched the game with a run and finish before assisting late strikes from Gerard Pique and Ousmane Dembele.

1 - Barcelona is unbeaten in their last 30 Champions League home games (W27 D3), the longest ever run in the competition.

2 -  Lyon's goal was their 200th scored in European Cup and Champions League history, making them the first French side to reach that milestone.

3 -  Barca has won all 4 of their Champions League home games against Lyon.

4 -  Lionel Messi has scored 62 goals in his 61 Champions League games at the Nou Camp for Barcelona.

5 -  Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho has scored seven goals in his last 12 Champions League games for Barca and Liverpool combined, having failed to score in any of his first 15 appearances.

6 -  Messi scored two and assisted two goals in a Champions League game for the very first time.

7 -  Ousmane Dembele has scored in each of his last four Champions League games at the Nou Camp.

 Liverpool beat Bayern Munich reached Champions League quarter-finals, Stats, Facts.

1 -   Bayern Munich has failed to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time since the 2010-11 campaign when they also fell out at this stage to Italian side Inter Milan.

2 -  Since the start of last season, no player has provided more Champions League assists than Milner (10).

3  -   Mane has scored 69% of his Champions League goals in the knockout stages of the competition (9 out of 13); of players with at least 10 goals, only Ivica Olic (7 out of 10 - 70%) has a higher such percentage in Champions League history.

4  -   Matip is only the fourth Liverpool player to score an own goal in the Champions League after Sami Hyypia (2007), John Arne Riise (2008) and James Milner (2018).

5  -   Neuer became just the sixth goalkeeper to play in 100 Champions League matches after Iker Casillas, Gianluigi Buffon, Petr Cech, Victor Valdes, and Olivier Kahn.

Next in Champions League, UCL QF Draw, date time.

Now, finally Champions League 2018/19 quarter-final line-up has been completed after the Last 16 wrap. review the eight teams through to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals – the draw takes place in Nyon from 12:00CET (11:00 GMT) on Friday 15 March.

 Barcelona, Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Juventus, Ajax, and Porto are the potential rivals.

 First time four English teams in the last eight in Champions League since 2007-08 & 2006-07 in two consecutive seasons.

 Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United all reached the quarter-finals in these two seasons.

Current champions league quarter-finalist, teams Ranking

 Real Madrid are top of Uefa's club rankings, with Bayern Munich second - but both went out of the Champions League in the last-16 stage and other last 8 teams is here.!

 Barcelona -     3rd
Juventus  -    5th

Manchester City  -   7th 
Porto  -  9th

Manchester United  -     15th
Liverpool  -     16th
Tottenham Spur  -     18th
Ajax   -     22th

Any prediction goes for English teams to win European title, as Barca favourite?

Much more difficult to quantify before Friday's draw has taken place, but currently, Gleave estimates "there is a 39% predictionschance that an English team wins the Champions League".

Gracenote - using it's own prediction model - puts Barcelona favourites (also 39% chance of winning), Juventus (20%), Manchester City (19%), Liverpool (9%), Manchester United (7%), Tottenham (4%), Porto (2%) and Ajax (1%).

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