#UWCL Q/Fs: Record crowd see holders take 2-1 lead

UEFA Women’s Champions League Quarter-Final 1st Leg ties on Wednesday brought a narrow home win for Lyon, away draw for Bayern, while Barcelona scored three times without reply.

Wednesday 20 March

Slavia Praha 1-1 Bayern Munich
Barcelona 3-0 LSK
Lyon 2-1 Wolfsburg

Thursday 21 March

Chelsea v Paris Saint-Germain (Kingsmeadow Stadium, 7.05pm)

Lyon struck twice in the opening 18 minutes against Wolfsburg, Eugenie le Sommer’s opener followed up a Wendie Renard header. But Nilla Fisher headed home an away goal on 64 minutes in front of a quarter-final record crowd of 17,840.

Bayern Munich had to settle for a 1-1 draw in Prague, where substitute Fridolino Rolfo made a quick impact but her goal was cancelled out from distance by Kateřina Svitková, watched by a crowd of getting on for 7,000.

Toni Duggan bagged a brace in the first 24 minutes in Barcelona’s 3-0 victory over Lillestrom, Mariona Caldentey adding a penalty before half time.

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