Champions League scores, takeaways: Manchester City pushes right buttons; Lyon produces stunner vs. Juventus

Real Madrid is in big trouble while Juve may be OK

Manchester City turned it on late to beat Real Madrid 2-1 on the road in the Champions League round of 16 first leg on Wednesday while Lyon produced a monster upset by earning a 1-0 win over Juventus in France. City got late goals from Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne to gain control while Lyon managed to prevent Juventus from scoring for the first time in 32 games dating back to September. 

City and Lyon have the advantages ahead of the second legs on March 17.

Here are three takeaways from the matches:

Real Madrid's Ramos does his team in again

For the second season in a row, Sergio Ramos got a red card and hurt his team big time in the round of 16. As you might remember, Ramos deliberately got a red card in the first leg of the round of 16 last year in order to get suspended for the second leg and be ready to go in the quarterfinals. The problem was cameras caught him asking his teammates if he should get the card, and UEFA handed him a two-match ban anyway. Real didn't get past Ajax in the round of 16 and was eliminated.

On Wednesday, it wasn't intentional, but a silly challenge on Gabriel Jesus saw him receive a straight red card for taking down the last man. Ramos will once again miss the second leg due to suspension. Ramos is a valuable defender and also a threat to score each and every game. He has more 100 career goals, and without him Real is going to need some luck in the second leg. 

City, Guardiola make a statement

Pep Guardiola had numerous key players on the bench in this one, namely Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero. But with his team looking to make an impact in the second half and with Real Madrid looking disorganized in the back, he brought on Sterling, who changed the game. The English international helped set up the first goal by getting the ball to assist man Kevin de Bruyne, and then he also won the penalty kick that led to the winning goal from De Bruyne. 

Don't get me wrong -- De Bruyne was absolutely fantastic and the star of the game, but bringing on Sterling is what helped kick-start the attack, erase Real's lead and send the team back to England feeling confident of where things stand.

Pressure is on Juventus after poor display

What a result from a resilient Lyon team that hasn't had a good season. This club is in seventh place in a weak Ligue 1 but produced a shocking victory over a contender like Juventus. The most impressive stat of the day is the scoreless 90 minutes from Juventus. Juve had 14 shots, but none of them went on goal. The team failed to score in a game for the first time since a Sept. 14 draw against Fiorentina. 

Juve will still be the favorite to advance, but the frustration will build after not even testing Lyon's Anthony Lopes.

Now Lyon is really in this tie, and just one goal on the road in Turin next month would force Juventus to score three. Who saw that coming?

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FINAL: Lyon 1, Juventus 0

A shock upset in France! Will it be enough to win the tie? Surely not. But for one night, Lyon supporters can celebrate this incredible victory.

It's raining men

90+4' Each side has had a group of players go to ground in the hopes of getting some sort of call in their favor. First, Ronaldo and Dybala on a cross, then a Lyon defender who uses the contact Ronaldo gave him to fall hard to the ground.

It's over in Spain!

Manchester City roars back in the final 15 minutes and wins 2-1 at Real Madrid. A double blow for Real with Sergio Ramos' red card. Advantage, City.

Another Juventus penalty shout

89 min: Ronaldo tries to get his a header in the Lyon penalty area to Dybala. The Argentinian looks like he was brought down by Guimaraes. The entire Italian side appeals, but nothing. Official seems to have determined Dybala threw himself to the ground even though Guimaraes's arm was across his chest.

Nightmare for Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos was shown a red card, and he'll miss the second leg. Almost feels like there is no coming back for Real at this point, which would have been a crazy thought just 10 minutes ago.

Penalty shout from Juventus

84' Ronaldo goes to ground in the box while chasing a cross, claiming Jason Denayer pushed him in the back by Jason Denayer. Official says nothing.

Goal City!

83' De Bruyne puts it away! He scores the penalty kick by sending Courtois the other way. His penalty is placed perfectly into the left side of the goal. 2-1 City.

Goal City!

City scores! It's a great ball from De Bruyne that finds Jesus in the box, and he heads it past Courtois! There was a bit of doubt because Ramos went down on the header, and Jesus clearly put his hands on him, but it didn't seem like a shove. VAR checks it, and it stands. 1-1.

Lyon substitution

78' Kenny Tete on for Leo Dubois, the commentators are upset that Debois did not take advantage of the new rules allowing player to leave from any touchline on the pitch.

Juventus substitution

70' Gonzalo Higuain comes on for Juan Cuadrado.

So close for Juventus!

69' With blood trailing down his arm, Dybala makes a run into the box to receive an incredible cross. The ball hits his shin and the attack peters out for nothing.

Juventus substitution

62' Aaron Ramsey comes on for Pjanic and immediately takes a shot from outside of the box, which gets smothered.

Lyon Yellow card

61' Maxwell Cornet gets booked for fouling Paulo Dybala with a tackel from behind.

Goal Real Madrid!

60' Los Blancos strike first! As City looked like more of a threat, the hosts go up 1-0 with Isco scoring! Modric does well to get the ball back, it deflects forward and Vinicius gets on it, sets up Isco with a past to split defenders, and the Spanish midfielder beats Ederson. It's his first goal in the competition this season.

Another Juventus free kick wasted

57' A very late penalty is eventually given to Juventus after Cuadrado goes down. Lyon players claimed the Italian side had plenty of time to use the advantage the referee gave them. Ultimately the free kick was useless, and the ball was headed away harmlessly

Juventus free kick

53' Ronaldo gets brought down in a dangerous position just outside the box. He set himself up as if he was preparing to take it, but it was all a smokescreen for Pjanic's attempt, which bounced off the wall.

Lyon corner

50' Cornet's cross from the left corner goes out off Danilo. The French side get another corner, this time with Marcel firing the ball to the far post. Juve's Wojciech Szczesny gets the ball

We're back!

46' Lyon kick the second half off

HALF: Lyon 1, Juventus 0

The French side have the surprise result through the first 45. What will Juventus do to display any semblance of life in the second?

Almost a goal before the break!

A wild sequence at the end of the first half as Courtois pushes out a corner only to then see Gabriel Jesus rifle a shot at goal. It was headed wide but hit Sergio Ramos and nearly snuck in! It just barely stays in play as it hits Casemiro on the line before Valverde clears it.

Nearly a second for Lyon!

41' Karl Toko Ekambi nearly doubles Lyon's lead after a lazy pass from Bonucci finds the feet of the French side's player. Sadly, he hits the shot way too high for it to be any danger. Should have been the second goal of the night.

Lyon penalty appeal

39' The referee checked with VAR to see if the Lyon crowd's pleas for a hand ball were justified. A quick review shows the ball hit Juventus' Cuadrado on the chest and thigh, but no arm contact.

Ronaldo shot

35' Cristiano Ronaldo tries to curl a shot from the inside left the Lyon keeper Lopes. Shot goes wide off the upright.

Injury issue for City

33' Aymeric Laporte is coming off with an injury. H'es limping off as Fernandinho comes on. Remember, Fernandinho is naturally a central defensive midfielder who has played a bit of centerback. 

GOAL LYON! (1-0)

31' Lucas Tousart contorts himself beautifully so that he could volley a cross into the net with his knee! A shocking result for the Italians, but it's hard to deny that Lyon so very well deserve this goal.

A brilliant save by Ederson

30' That was nearly the opener for Real Madrid! A great ball into the box finds Benzema, and his header goes far post, but just before it looked headed into the back of the net, Ederson knocks it away! Vinicius slips on the rebound. Two golden chances. 

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