The other semi-final will oppose the Spanish FC Barcelona, ​​defending champions, who eliminated Real Madrid on Wednesday (3-1 then 5-2 at Camp Nou), to the Germans of Wolfsburg, who disposed Thursday of an Arsenal defaulting (2-0), after going for the draw (1-1) in England.

Beaten 2-1 in Turin, OL Women, seven-time European champions, opened the scoring through their Norwegian star Ada Hegerberg (33rd) and immediately doubled the lead through Melvine Malard (35th).

The American Catarina Macario seemed to put the Lyonnaises to safety (73rd) but Andrea Staskova briefly revived the suspense by scoring for Juve (84th).

Too late.

At the end of the day, in Wolfsburg, the Germans immediately took the initiative by scoring from a corner by Jill Roord (9th), ex-Arsenal player.

Then they dominated less but took advantage of an own goal from Lea Williamson (73rd) to definitively validate their qualification.

The joy of Wolfsburg midfielder Jill Roord (c), after opening the scoring at home against Arsenal, in the Champions League quarter-final second leg, March 31, 2022 Ronny HARTMANN AFP

Update on the quarter-finals (qualified clubs preceded by (+)

Wednesday March 30:

(+) Barcelona (ESP) - Real Madrid (ESP) 5-2 (First leg: 3-1)

(+) Paris SG (FRA) - Bayern Munich (GER) 2-2 (ap) (First leg: 2-1)

Thursday, March 31st:

(+) Wolfsburg (GER) - Arsenal (ENG) 2-0 (First leg: 1-1)

(+) Lyon (FRA) - Juventus Turin (ITA) 3-1 (First leg: 1-2)

The semi-finals

(go on April 23/24, return on April 30/May 1)

Barcelona - Wolfsburg


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