Lyon, Barcelona acquire semi-final advantage

  • Lyon win initial leg though Cuthbert gets divided idea for Chelsea
  • Record throng during Stade de Lyon
  • Barcelona win 1-0 during Bayern
  • Final: 18 May 2019, Ferencváros Stadium, Budapest

First legs: Sunday 21 April

Lyon 2-1 Chelsea

Chelsea applaud their divided goal

Chelsea applaud their divided goal©Getty Images

Lyon went forward usually before a half-hour when Delphine Cascarino cut in from a right and her shot was incited into her possess idea by Magdalena Ericsson. Eight mins later, Amandine Henry got a smallest hold on Dzsenifer Marozsán’s inswinging dilemma to double a lead and nonetheless Ramona Bachmann was brought down in a box usually before half-time, Fran Kirby’s chastisement was saved by Sarah Bouhaddi.

With 18 mins left, a round was cut behind to Erin Cuthbert usually outward a box and her shot fizzed in for an divided idea to give Chelsea wish for a second leg. The 22,911 throng is a biggest ever in this foe for any diversion other than a final.

Bayern München 0-1 Barcelona

Kheira Hamraoui enjoys her winner

Kheira Hamraoui enjoys her winner©Getty Images

Vicky Losada strike a crossbar in a initial half though Barcelona were means to go forward when Kheira Hamraoui’s pointed shot went in usually past a hour. The sell-out throng in Munich was afterwards undone as Sara Däbritz struck a woodwork with a 90th-minute free-kick. 

Second legs: Sunday 28 April

How Lyon won their fifth pretension in 2018

How Lyon won their fifth pretension in 2018

Barcelona v Bayern München (12:00CET, Mini Estadi)

  • Both teams are aiming to strech their initial final
  • Barcelona mislaid their prior semi-final to Paris in 2017
  • Barcelona mislaid to Wolfsburg in a 2014 quarter-finals
  • This is Bayern’s initial tie opposite Spanish opposition

Chelsea v Lyon (15:00CET, Kingsmeadow)

  • Lyon mislaid their initial dual semi-finals though have won their final 6 (a record)
  • Lyon kick Manchester City in a final dual semi-finals, and Arsenal in 2011
  • Chelsea mislaid their usually prior semi-final to Wolfsburg final season
  • Chelsea’s 3 prior campaigns were all finished by Wolfsburg
  • Chelsea kick Paris in a quarter-finals and Montpellier in a 2017/18 final eight

Final: 18:00CET, Saturday 18 May – Ferencváros Stadium, Budapest

Tickets can be bought from this link:

Side seats
Adults: 1,000 HUF (€3.13)
Under 16s: 700 HUF (€2.20)
Disabled: Free (1,000 HUF for companion)

Behind goals
Adults: 700 HUF (€2.20)
Under 16s: 500 HUF (€1.55)


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