Lyon prolonged their European dominance by beating Wolfsburg 3-1 to win their fifth straight ladies’s Champions League title on Sunday.
Eugénie Le Sommer, Saki Kumagai and Sara Bjork Gunnarsdóttir scored for Lyon as they clinched a record-extending seventh Champions League trophy.
Wolfsburg, in search of their third title after back-to-back triumphs in 2013 and 2014, received on the board with Alex Popp after its French rival had opened a two-goal lead within the first half.
Wolfsburg additionally misplaced the ultimate to Lyon in 2016 and 2018.
Le Sommer opened the scoring within the twenty fifth minute earlier than Kumagai added to the lead shortly earlier than halftime.
Gunnarsdóttir sealed the victory within the 88th after Popp had received Wolfsburg on the board within the 58th.
“We performed a fantastic season, we might be proud, and I can proud to be a part of this crew,” Popp mentioned.
Lyon’s Le Sommer, Wendie Renard and Sarah Bouhaddi every received their seventh European title, shifting them one away from the lads’s report held by Paco Gento.
“It’s truly fairly troublesome to imagine now we have managed our fifth straight title, to be trustworthy,” Bouhaddi mentioned. “We’re tremendous happy with ourselves, it was a really troublesome competitors.”
It was the fourth last between the 2 golf equipment, and their third within the final 5 years. Wolfsburg’s solely conquer Lyon got here within the first last between the groups in 2013.
It was Wolfsburg’s first loss in 41 video games, since a 4-2 residence defeat within the Champions League quarterfinals towards Lyon in March 2019. Lyon nonetheless hasn’t misplaced a aggressive match because the French Cup last towards Paris Saint-Germain in Could 2018.
Within the semifinals of the final-eight mini-tournament performed with out followers in northern Spain, Lyon beat PSG and Wolfsburg defeated Barcelona.
The ultimate was performed at Actual Sociedad’s Anoeta Stadium within the Basque metropolis of San Sebastián. Athletic Bilbao’s San Mamés stadium additionally hosted video games.
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