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Lyon face Wolfsburg, Chelsea accommodate Paris in final eight

  • November 09, 2018

The highway to Budapest

Quarter-finals: 20/21 27/28 March

Slavia Praha (CZE) v Bayern München (GER)
Barcelona (ESP) v LSK Kvinner (NOR)
Lyon (FRA, holders) v Wolfsburg (GER)
Chelsea (ENG) v Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)

2013 final highlights: Wolfsburg unseat Lyon

2013 final highlights: Wolfsburg unseat Lyon

  • Slavia or Bayern will strech their initial semi-final.
  • LSK are a usually contenders in their initial quarter-final.
  • Lyon and Wolfsburg met in a 2013, 2016 and 2018 finals; OL kick Wolfsburg in a 2017 quarters.
  • Chelsea and Paris have won all 4 of a prior quarter-finals between them.

Semi-finals: 20/21 27/28 April

1: Lyon/Wolfsburg v Chelsea/Paris
2: Slavia/Bayern v Barcelona/LSK

  • One of Slavia, Bayern, Barcelona and LSK will strech their initial final.
2016 final: Lyon trill Wolfsbug on penalties

2016 final: Lyon trill Wolfsbug on penalties

Final: 18 May 2019, Ferencváros Stadium, Budapest

Winner semi-final 1 v Winner semi-final 2

Contenders: tie by tie

Slavia v Bayern

Slavia Praha (CZE)
Previous best: quarter-finals (2015/16, 2017/18)
Quarter-final record: W0 L2
Key fact: Only remaining group from a qualifying round.

Bayern München (GER)
Previous best: quarter-finals (2016/17)
Quarter-final record: W0 L1
Key fact: Only German entrants not to win this competition.

Barcelona v LSK

Barcelona (ESP)
Previous best: semi-finals (2016/17)
Quarter-final record: W1 L3
Key fact: Fifth quarter-final in 6 seasons, usually Spanish side to get this far.

LSK Kvinner (NOR)
Previous best: initial quarter-final
Key fact: First Norwegian quarter-finalists given 2009/10.

Lyon v Wolfsburg

2018 final highlights: Lyon kick Wolfsburg in thriller

2018 final highlights: Lyon kick Wolfsburg in thriller

Lyon (FRA, holders)
Previous best: winners (2010/11, 2011/12, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18)
Quarter-final record: W9 L0
Key fact: Their 5 titles and stream run of 3 in a quarrel are both records.

Wolfsburg (GER)
Previous best: winners (2012/13, 2013/14)
Quarter-final record: W5 L1
Key fact: Have faced Lyon in 3 of their 4 finals, winning in 2013 though losing in 2016 (on penalties) and 2018 (in additional time).

Chelsea v Paris

Chelsea (ENG)
Previous best: semi-finals (2017/18)
Quarter-final record: W1 L0
Key fact: All 3 prior campaigns finished by Wolfsburg.

Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
Previous best: final (2014/15, 2016/17)
Quarter-final record: W3 L0
Key fact: Last group to hit Lyon out of Europe, in a 2014/15 turn of 16.

Article source: https://www.uefa.com/womenschampionsleague/news/newsid=2581132.html?rss=2581132+Lyon+face+Wolfsburg,+Chelsea+meet+Paris+in+last+eight

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