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Barcelona W 1-3 Lyon W: Les Fenottes clinch record eighth Women's UCL

Sat 21 May 2022 | 19:42

Lyon won the Women's Champions League for a record-setting eighth time after beating Barcelona 3-1 in Turin. This ended Barcelona's reign as champions.

Amandine Henry

scored a spectacular, unstoppable long-range goal in the first six minutes of the

Champions League final

at Juventus Stadium.

Lyon

dominated a shocked

Barcelona

, scoring three goals in the first 33 minutes.

Ada Hegerberg

's diving header and Catarina Macario's bundled goal gave the French champions a commanding lead.

Four minutes before halftime, Alexia Putellas scored his 11th Champions League goal of the season. This gave Barcelona a crucial lifeline and gave the Catalans new hope that they could come back and win the trophy.

Things could have gone very differently if Barca midfielder Patri Guijarro's daring shot from the halfway line had gone in instead of hitting the crossbar early in the second half.


source: SportMob

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