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UWCL : A look back on the six titles before the 100th match

Published on 14 October 2019 at 1:30 PM
UWCL : Retour sur les 6 sacres européens de l'OL avant la 100ème
OL's women's team will play their 100th European match on Wednesday in the Round of 16 of the Women's Champions League against the Danish side Fortuna Hjørring.

2011 :A historic first title in London

OL – TURBINE POTSDAM : 2-0
A year after a first final lost to Potsdam (0-0, 6-7 t.a.b.), the Lyon, led by Patrice Lair, take their revenge on the Germans on the pitch of Fulham, Craven Cottage. Wendie Renard opened the scoring after a scramble in the penalty area (1-0, 27 '). Things resumed with a memorable half-volley from the Swiss Lara Dickenmann late in the game (2-0, 85 '). OL become the first French club to win the Women's Champions League. Unforgettable.

2012 : Confirmation in Munich

OL – FRANKFURT : 2-0
In front of 50,212 spectators at the Olympiastadion in Munich, Sonia Bompastor's teammates repeat by winning a second European title. Facing the Germans of Frankfurt, Lyon perfectly controlled the match. Eugénie Le Sommer first converted a penalty kick obtained by Shirley Cruz (1-0, 15 '), before Camille Abily doubled the lead with a superb lob (2-0, 28'). The confirmation of the superiority of an irresistible team.

2016 : The reconquest to end the suspense

OL – WOLFSBURG : 1-1 (4-3 t.a.b.)
Four years after their last title, the Lyonnaises regain the top of Europe against Wolfsburg, Reggio Emilia. Ada Hegerberg quickly opened the scoring for OL (1-0, 12 '), but Alexandra Popp snatched the equalizer at the very end of the game (1-1, 88'). No goals in extra time, everything was to play for during the shootout. Sarah Bouhaddi is decisive and Saki Kumagai sends Gérard Prêcheur's team to paradise, converting the last attempt for Lyon.

2017 : A fourth title in an all-French final

OL – PSG : 0-0 (7-6 t.a.b.)
In a first all-French final in history, things went again to a penalty shoot-out to win a new European title in Cardiff. After seeing her opposite number Katarzyna Kiedrzynek miss her attempt, Sarah Bouhaddi scored the goal to give OL the win and its 4th European title.

2018 : A record fifth title

OL – WOLFSBURG : 4-1 a.p.
After a defeat in 2013 and a win in 2016, the Lyonnaises face Wolfsburg again in the final, in Kiev. Scoring three in extra time, Reynald Pedros' players finally won 4-1 with goals from Henry, Le Sommer, Hegerberg, and Abily. OL won the Women's Champions League for the 5th time, and the third time in a row. A historical feat.

2019 : Invincible Lyon

OL – FC BARCELONA : 4-1
The Lyonnaises wrote a little more history in the competition in beating FC Barcelona 4-1, in Budapest. Dzsenifer Marozsan opened the scoring in the 5th minute of play, before Ada Hegerberg had an quick treble (14 ', 21', 30 '). Subdued in their first final, the Catalans reduced the score late in the game.

 

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