#UWCL Round of 32 1st Leg: Glasgow City gain advantage in Russia

Glasgow City scorer, Hayley Lauder
Hayley Lauder got the only goal as Glasgow City won at Chertanovo. (Photo: SWPL)

UEFA Women’s Champions League Round of 32 1st leg ties saw Glasgow City win 1-0 in Russia but Hibernian lose 4-1 at home despite scoring first.

Ryazan-VDV 0-9 Lyon
Minsk 1-0 Zürich
Mitrovica 0-10 Wolfsburg
Chertanovo 0-1 Glasgow City
Vllaznia 0-1 Fortuna Hjørring
Göteborg 1-2 Bayern München
Piteå 0-1 Brøndby
St. Pölten 2-4 Twente
Juventus 0-2 Barcelona
Hibernian 1-4 Slavia Praha
Breidablik 3-2 Sparta Praha

Hayley Lauder’s fine strike after 11 minutes proved enough to give Glasgow City victory away to Chartanova and although Hibernian scored even earlier against Slavia Praha, the Czexh side hit back to leave 4-1 winners.

Siobhan Hunter fired in from a Rachel Boyle corner to delight the crowd of 1,267 at Easter Road but Slavia hit back hard with three goals in a six-minute spell close to half-time. Jarchovska bagged a brace and Kožárová later also completed a double.

Hibs' Rachel Boyle in action against Slavia Praha
Hibsernian’s Rachel Boyle in action against Slavia Praha. (Photo: @HibsLadies)

Lyon began their defence of the trophy by netting nine in Russia against Ryazan, Wendie Renard and Ada Hegerberg both hitting hat-tricks.

Wolfsburg went one better in Mitrovica, Pernille Harder leading the way there with a treble.

Minsk will take a narrow 1-0 lead to Zurich thanks to Emueje Ogbiagbevha’s goal, a Caroline Møller effort also gave Fortuna Hjørring victory in Vllaznia, as did Nicoline Sorensen for Brøndby at Piteå.

Mandy Islacker’s late goal secured Bayern Munich a 2-1 result at Goteborg, Barcelona beat Juventus 2-0 away despite Maria Leon’s red card for a foul on Eniola Aluko, Alexia Putellas earlier scoring one and setting up another for Marta Torrejon.

Fenna Kalma scored three of Twente’s goals in a 4-2 success at St. Pölten, while Breidablik struck twice in the last dozen minutes to overturn Sparta Praha’s lead.

Fixtures for Thursday 12 September

Fiorentina v Arsenal
Anderlecht v BIIK-Kazygurt
ŽFK Spartak v Atlético Madrid
Lugano v Manchester City
Braga v Paris Saint-Germain

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