Lyon win fifth straight UEFA Women’s Champions League trophy

Lyon celebrate Saki Kumagai's goal
Saki Kumagai celebrates scoring Lyon’s second goal. (PA Images)

Lyon won the UEFA Women’s Champions League for a fifth season in a row with a 3-1 victory over Wolfsburg.

Pernille Harder missed a great chance to hit the target for Wolfsburg when the ball fell to her in the box, before at the other end Wendie Renard’s header dropped onto the roof of the net and Delphine Cascarino also went close

The opening goal came just after midway in the first half, Eugenie le Sommer forced a save from Friederike Abt and was first to the rebound to shoot into the far corner.

The German side were left with a lot to do approaching the interval, Saki Kumagai burying a 22-yard strike inside the post.

Lyon's Saki Kumagai
Olympique Lyon’s Saki Kumagai. (PA Images)

It was game on before the hour mark though, Alexandra Popp directing a header home from Ewa Pajor’s ball into the six-yard box.

Wolfsburg did threaten an equaliser but without further troubling the keeper, then two minutes from time Le Sommer’s drive was directed into the back of the net by Sara Bjork Gunnarsdottir.

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