Samuel Umtiti on Lyon clash: We should impose ourselves

The Barca defender is hopeful of beating his former side

Raúl de Tomás y Umtiti chocaron en un lance del partido  | LaLiga

For Samuel Umtiti, the clash between Barcelona and Olympique Lyon is special for many reasons, although he's convinced his current side will progress.

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In an interview with L'Equipe, Umtiti said: "I wanted to be present in the group" even though he wasn't 100% ready to play in the first leg. "After, although my heart wanted to play, I knew I was not physically ready."

Ahead of the second leg he said: "A club like ours should impose themselves, qualify. We are calm. Now, as a collective, we are doing well. Although the Champions League is different to La Liga - it's not the same type of pressure - and we should always be at 200%."

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