Group H Champions League 16/17- OL with Juve & Sevilla

Olympique Lyonnais have been handed a tricky draw in the Champions League, with the Rhone Valley outfit grouped along with Juventus, Sevilla and Dinamo Zagreb. Juve will be the favs to take this group, but Europa League champions Sevilla also have the potential to do so- although they’ve under performed in the Champions League in recent years.

Lyon qualified automatically for the Champions League by virtue of their second place finish in the 2015/16 Ligue 1 season behind Paris Saint-Germain. Continue reading

French clubs in 2016/17 Champions League Group Stage

Three French clubs will be competing in the group stages of the 2016/17 Champions League- Paris Saint-Germain, Olympique Lyonnais and AS Monaco.

PSG will be in Pot 1 for the group stage draws, with Lyon in Pot 2 and Monaco, who beat Villarreal in their playoff tie, in Group 4.

At the end of the 2015/16, these were their UEFA club coefficents

PSG- 112.549
Lyon- 63.049
Monaco- 36.549