Draw against Leipzig: Depay shoots Lyon into the CL round of 16 – Sky Sport Austria UEFA Champions League: news, highlights, tables and draws


Olympics Lyonnais (OL) and RB Leipzig, on December 10, 2019 at the Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD / AFP) (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD / AFP via Getty Images)

RB Leipzig ended the group stage in the Champions League as hoped for as league leaders. The current table second of the Bundesliga came at Olympique Lyon Although not over a 2: 2 (2: 0) out, but claimed with eleven points, the leaders in Group G.

In front of 56,000 spectators Emil Forsberg (9th) and Timo Werner (33rd) scored for Leipzig. Houssem Aouar (50) and Memphis Depay (82) were successful for Lyon. The French thus secured the second eighth-final place in Group G.

The team had already made clear to coach Julian Nagelsmann on the penultimate group match day. As the league leaders in the round of the last sixteen, the Saxons enjoy the advantages of playing against the runners-up and playing the deciding second duel at home.

The draw is on the 16th of December. For Leipzig, it is the first participation in the knockout round of the premier class in the club's ten-year club history.


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