Lyon continued their remarkable European dominance against Barcelona. French giants secure a fourth consecutive Women’s Champions League title with 4 goals.
Three weeks before the world cup in France (June 7- July 7) Lyon beat Barcelona in the women’s champions League final by 4-1. Both teams feed with players the French and the Spanish national teams.
Ada Hegerberg scores 4 goals and Dzsenifier Marozsan scored the other one. The French team won their fourth consecutive champions league and the sixth in their history.
FC. Barcelona had the first opportunity to score of the game. Toni Duggan took a shoot that ended up very close to Sarah Bouhaddi’s right post. However, Lyon counterattacked and opened the scoreboard in the fifth minute by Dzsenifer Marozsan.
Lyon then speed up and showed Europe their power. They kept squeezing Barcelona, and in a few minutes the French team add one more goal to increase their advantage. Ada Hegerberg scored her first goal of the night after a great assist by Shanice van de Sander.
The third goal came in the 19th minute, after a collective play from the right wing that ended up with the second goal of the Norwegian player.
The game started to be defined after the 30th minute when Hegerberg scored the first hat-trick ever in a champions league final, since the tournament was renamed in 2010. Barcelons’ goalkeeper Snadra Paños was too late for a divided ball and the Lyon’s striker scored the fourth goal of the night.
Barcelona tried to get back on track during the second half without fortune
Barcelona tried to find the back of the French net during all the second half. However, Lyon did not stop moving the ball, and created goal chances even if they did not increase the goal difference.
It was not until the 88th minute that Oshoala recieved a pass between lines and placed the ball next to the post.
The game ended up with a 4-1 win for the French team. This way they consolidated their great streak of 4 Champions leagues.
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