FC Barcelona - Olympique Lyonnais

Type: 
Football - Champions League

Olympique de Lyon, also known as OL, was formed in 1899 but did not become a professional team until 1950. Its golden decade did not come until the year 2000, in which it won 7 consecutive French league championships (2001 to 2008). In his history it also has 5 cups from France and has played the Champions League 11 times, reaching the semifinals in the 2009 - 2010 season.

Barça and OL have met three times in the Champions League (this will be the fourth). In the group stage of the 2000-2001 season, FC Barcelona won at Camp Nou 2-0, and 2-3 at Lyon. In the 2007-2008 season the two teams met again in the group stage. In the Camp Nou the Barça won 3-0, and in Lyon the result was 2-2. The last match was in the 2008-2009 season, specifically in the second round. Barça tied one in Lyon and reached the quarterfinals after winning at Camp Nou 5-2. That year, FC Barcelona ended up winning the competition.

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