LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A look at the second Champions League semifinal between Lyon and Bayern Munich on Wednesday, with the winner facing Paris Saint-Germain in the final:
Bayern Munich is back in a Champions League final after seven years trying to become European champions for a sixth time. The Bavarian powerhouse on Wednesday will face a Lyon side that has never previously even reached the semifinals. The winner will play Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday in the first final to be played without fans since the European Cup was first contested in 1956. Pandemic restrictions have prevented any fans attending this unique final eight tournament in Lisbon. Bayern routed Barcelona 8-2 in the quarterfinals, while Lyon defeated big-spending Manchester City 3-1 after previously eliminating Italian champion Juventus.
Lyon: Moussa Dembélé (24 goals).
Bayern: Robert Lewandowski (54).
Lyon: Houssem Aouar (5 assists).
Bayern: Thomas Müller (23).
Bayern: Joshua Kimmich.
Lyon: Ligue 1 (7th), League Cup (runner-up), French Cup (semifinals).
Bayern: Bundesliga (1st), German Cup (champions).
EUROPEAN CUP BEST
Lyon: Semifinals (2010).
Bayern: Champions (1974, 1975, 1976, 2001, 2013).
Lyon: €309 million euros.
Bayern: €750.4 million.
Lyon: €130.9 million euros.
Bayern: €336 million.
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