Before the arrival of the rich benefactors at Paris Saint-Germain, Lyon dominated French football.
That dominance allowed them an almost yearly access to the Champions League where they frequently turned the odds on their heads against the likes of Real Madrid.
Out of their 12 appearances they have made the latter stages nine times, but only once advanced the the semi-finals in 2010 before succumbing to Bayern Munich.
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