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Barcelona thrashes Chelsea to win first Women’s Champions League title

Barcelona scored four first-half goals to defeat Chelsea 4-0 and capture the Women's Champions League on Sunday for the first time.

Subsequent to starting to lead the pack inside the primary moment of the game in Gothenburg, Sweden, through Melanie Leupolz’s own goal, Barcelona never thought back and had everything except wrapped up the title by halftime with additional goals from Alexia Putellas, Aitana Bonmati and Caroline Graham Hansen.

Having followed by four goals in its first last two years prior – proceeding to lose 4-1 to Lyon – Barcelona traveled during that time half to wrap up the greatest winning edge in a last since the Women’s Champions League time started.

The outcome likewise finished Lyon’s reign of predominance in the opposition, the French side having been taken out by Paris Saint-Germain in the quarterfinals in the wake of winning five successive titles somewhere in the range of 2016 and 2020.

Barcelona got off to a flying beginning when Lieke Martens ran through a shot the crossbar inside 30 seconds, after which an endeavored freedom from Fran Kirby ricocheted off Leupolz and circled into the Chelsea net.

Putellas at that point multiplied the Spanish side’s lead from the punishment spot after Jenni Hermoso had been cut by Leupolz in the Chelsea box, and got a third following 20 minutes when Bonmati opened past Chelsea goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger after smooth development play.

Graham Hansen at that point added a fourth following a day and a half when she tapped in Martens’ cross from a raging summary the wing.

Chelsea had chances all through the game, with a few tumbling to Pernille Harder, at the end of the day had an excessive amount of ground to make up in the subsequent half.

The concentration for Chelsea manager Emma Hayes’ side will presently go to attempting to catch another homegrown prize as it offers to add FA Cup accomplishment to Women’s Super League and League Cup titles.

Having wrapped up the Spanish group title with eight games to save, Barcelona would now be able to observe European achievement, turning into the primary club whose people’s sides have both won the Champions League.


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