Hardly efficient but Lyon are defeated

Lyon may have looked like an easy opponent on paper but there were still fears that Juve would suffer. Let's be honest, fans of the Old Lady haven't seen the club's best when it comes to European competitions. 

Squandering chances, relying on the frustrating long ball, it all looked hopeless in the Stade de Gerland tonight until a vicious Leonardo Bonucci shot saw Juventus celebrate as the French mourned the 1-0 defeat.

This was hardly the most entertaining match of the season. The entire game produced only four shots on target in total but Lyon deserve to be praised for their performance. For a side that had conceded 37 goals in their domestic league this season, they did well to halt what are perceived to be the favourites for the Europa League trophy for 85 minutes.

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