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Lyon, Wolfsburg on course for UWCL final rematch

Lyon and Wolfsburg are well on their way to another meeting in the UEFA Women’s Champions League final after huge first-leg wins in Sunday’s semifinals.

Lyon hammered French rival PSG, 7-0 in Lyon on Sunday to etch their name in the final. Ada Hegerberg and Eugenie Le Sommer each had a brace for Lyon, who led 5-0 at halftime. Louisa Necib scored a stunning goal in the second half, three minutes before Lotta Schelin scored Champions League goal No. 40 for Lyon, tying the record for most by a player for a single club.

Necib’s goal:

Leg 2, which will be a mere formality, is May 1 in Paris.

Elsewhere, Wolfsburg took a commanding lead in Leg 1 with a 4-0 win at home over Frauen-Bundesliga rival Frankfurt. Alexandra Popp, Babett Peter, Ramona Bachmann and Isabel Kerschowski each scored a goal. Leg 2 will take place in Frankfurt on May 1.

Wolfsburg defeated Lyon, 1-0 in the 2013 UEFA Women’s Champions League final for the first of back-to-back European crowns.


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