Barca overcome deficit at Eintracht Frankfurt in UEFA Women’s Champions League

Eintracht Frankfurt v FC Barcelona UEFA Womens Champions League
Mariona Caldentey celebrates with teammates after putting Barcelona ahead. (Photo by Christian Kaspar-Bartke/Getty Images)

Barcelona had to overcome a half-time deficit at Eintracht Frankfurt to win 3-1 in the UEFA Women’s Champions League Group Stage.

Group A: Benfica 1-0 Rosengard, Eintracht Frankfurt 1-3 Barcelona

Group B: Lyon 2-0 St Polten, SK Brann 1-0 Slavia Praha

Barcelona had to come from behind against Eintracht Frankfurt, Laura Freigang having given the home side the advantage close to half-time. Barca had gained control 20 minutes later though, Salma Paralluelo bagging a brace and Mariona Caldentey also finding the net to keep their side on maximum points.

Eintracht Frankfurt v FC Barcelona UEFA Womens Champions League
Laura Freigang of Eintracht Frankfurt celebrates with teammate Verena Hanshaw after scoring the team’s first goal. (Photo by Christian Kaspar-Bartke/Getty Images)

Benfica got off the mark, edging Rosengard after Kika Nazareth made the second-half breakthrough.

Lyon made it two wins from two, leading St Polten as early as the fourth minute from a Danielle van de Donk effort. The hosts added just one more when forcing a Leonarda Balog early in the second half.

Larissa Crummer scored the only goal as SK Brann beat Slavia Praha, to also move on to six points from two games.

Fixtures for Thursday 23 November (UK times) – live on DAZN/DAZN Women’s Football YouTube

Group C: PSG v Bayern Munich (5.45pm), Roma v Ajax (8pm)

Group D: Hacken v Real Madrid (5.45pm), Chelsea v Paris FC (Stamford Bridge, 8pm) – also live on TNT Sports 1

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