Second leg of the Women’s Champions League: What happened?
Posted On May 3, 2021
On Sunday, Barcelona and Chelsea booked their places in the Champions League final, which will be held in Gothenburg on 16you Maybe.
Barcelona – Paris Saint-Germain
Barcelona hosted PSG on Sunday after the first match in Paris ended 1-1.
Barcelona managed to win the rematch 2-1 with two goals by Lieke Martens. The first goal came in the 8thyou minute when Martens ran to a ball from Leila Wahabi and placed it in the far corner of PSG’s net.
The second goal for Barcelona and Martens came in the 31stst minute when a low cross to the right by Caroline Hansen managed to reach the back post for Martens to touch home.
PSG returned a goal three minutes later when Barcelona failed to take a corner, which allowed Marie-Antionet Kato to pass it past Sandra Panos in the door of Barcelona.
PSG were looking for a goal that would send them to goals, but Barcelona managed to hold on to win a total of 3-2.
Chelsea – Bayern Munich
Chelsea came into the game 2-1 down from the first game.
Sunday’s game ended 4-1 for Chelsea, which may offer an easy game, but it was anything but.
A great move by Chelsea gave them an advantage in the 11thyou minute. Sam Kerr gave the ball to Fran Kirby in the half of Chelsea. Kirby scored with the ball in the middle of Bayern, passing to Kerr, who then returned the ball to Kirby, who had broken into the penalty area. Kirby collected the ball and then shot past Laura Bencart in Bayern’s goal.
The second goal of the game was an incredible shot by Bayern Munich number 25 Sarah Zadrazil, who was waiting at the edge of the penalty area when she received permission from the Chelsea defense. Zadrazil controlled the ball and then inflicted a half-volley that hit the bottom of the crossbar and entered Chelsea’s net, leaving Anne-Catherine Berger at Chelsea’s goal without a chance.
Ji So-Yun managed to put Chelsea ahead in the game and equalize before halftime. Ji took a free kick to the right of the center and hit the ball into the wall, but when the ball bounced back, Ji hit the ball low and an unassuming Bayern goalkeeper failed to stop it in the bottom corner.
At halftime, the game was level as a whole and if it remained the same, it would focus on overtime.
In 84you minute, Chelsea went 4-3 ahead when Pernil Harder hit a free kick to Jess Carter past a motionless Bencart.
Bayern insisted on a goal that would send them to goals. In the 90th minute there was a quarrel on the line of Chelsea, as Chelsea skillfully defended their goal to achieve their dream of reaching the Champions League final.