“Lyon” ended up in the same group of the Champions League with “Zenith”, “Leipzig” and “Benfica”, not being considered the original main favorite for access to the playoffs. As a result, the “weavers” fought a fierce struggle for the second line up to the last round – a 2: 2 draw with “Leipzig” allowed them to get ahead of Benfica and Zenit by one point. In the championship of France is not successful – after 26 rounds, the team of Rudi Garcia takes only seventh place in the table. “Weavers” are four points behind the Europa League zone, and the third “Lille” has already come off by six points. In the last round, Lyon defeated the Mets 2-0, thus obtaining the first victory in the last five matches of the championship.
Juventus, unlike its current rival, had no problems in the group – Atletico, Bayer and Lokomotiv did not show adequate resistance to Maurizio Sarri’s team. “Old Signora” came first to the finish line with 16 points in the asset, ahead of the second “Atletico” by six points, gaining five wins in six rounds. In Serie A, things are not going so smoothly for Juventus – despite the fact that he is the leader of the championship, he still cannot afford to relax. The second “Lazio” is only one point behind, and Inter has six points less and he has not played his match in the 25th round. In the last meeting, Juventus easily dealt with SPAL, beating the opponent 2: 1 on his field.