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Lyon win in front of record crowd to join holders Barca in the women's Champions League final
Wolfsburg ended Barca’s long winning streak in all competitions dating back to last season but still crash out of the competition.

LAST UPDATE | Apr 30th 2022, 10:00 PM

LYON BEAT PSG 2-1 in the second leg of their Women’s Champions League semi-final on Saturday to win the tie 5-3 on aggregate and set up a clash with holders Barcelona in next month’s final.

Ada Hegerberg and Wendie Renard scored Lyon’s goals on the night either side of a Marie-Antoinette Katoto strike for PSG before a French record crowd for a women’s club game of 43,254.

Lyon, who have won the Champions League a record seven times, will face Barcelona in Turin on May 21 after the holders defeated Wolfsburg of Germany in the other semi-final.

Barca returned to the final despite having their 45-match winning run ended by a 2-0 loss at Wolfsburg in today’s second leg.

The Spanish giants advanced to the May 21 final with a 5-3 aggregate win despite the shock loss at Wolfsburg after Tabea Wassmuth and Jill Roord scored for the hosts.

Reigning European champions Barcelona had romped to a 5-1 victory in front of a crowd of 91,648 — a world record in women’s football — in the first leg at Camp Nou.

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Wolfsburg, who won consecutive women’s Champions League titles in 2013 and 2014, stepped up in the second leg to end Barca’s long winning streak in all competitions dating back to last season.

After a goalless first half, Wassmuth scored her 10th goal in as many Champions League games when she smashed home from outside the area just after the break.

Wolfsburg doubled their lead just before the hour mark with another long-range goal when Dutch midfielder Roord unleashed a low drive into the right-hand corner.

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