Barcelona reach third consecutive UCL final after Chelsea draw

Women's Football

Caroline Graham Hansen, who scored both goals in the first leg, opened the scoring after 63 minutes, but Guro Reiten immediately equalized from a rebound after Sam Kerr was denied. The 2021 winners held on to advance to their fourth final in five years in front of more than 72,000 spectators. Being the first team to prevent them from winning at home in any competition this season, Chelsea shown great fortitude to stay in the match against a stronger Barcelona.

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After undergoing knee surgery, Barcelona was without England defender Lucy Bronze, while Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas was sitting on the bench for the first time this season following her ACL injury in July. However, in a tight and hard-fought game that came down to the wire, the Spanish star was not taken on as a substitute.

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Graham Hansen believed she had given Barcelona a second early lead, but the goal was ruled out because she had used her arm to keep the ball under control. Asisat Oshoala, a Nigerian international, sliced wildly off target when in a good position as the hosts controlled the ball but were unable to score the opening goal. Barcelona taught the Blues a lesson in possession football but not finishing as Aitana Bonmati displayed excellent footwork in the area but was unable to find the back of the net.

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Early in the second half, Graham Hansen danced across the box, but her shot was stopped as Jonatan Giraldez’s team maintained control of the game. Finally, the Norwegian winger scored after Bonmati made a strong run forward and slipped Graham Hansen in for a cool finish. Erin Cuthbert won the ball with a strong tackle on Mariona Caldentey, enabling Melanie Leupolz to release Kerr, and Chelsea produced an immediate reaction.

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The Australian striker was stopped by Barcelona goalkeeper Sandra Panos, but Reiten was there to score when the ball bounced her way. Chelsea attempted to score to force extra time, but Panos stopped a twisting Cuthbert long-range shot, giving Emma Hayes’ team the victory. Barcelona attempted to end the game quickly, and substitute Salma Paralluelo nearly did so when Ann-Katrin Berger deflected her low shot.

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Barcelona’s Brazilian striker Geyse blew a great opportunity in stoppage time as the hosts held off Chelsea and erupted in jubilation after the final whistle. Barcelona will compete in the final on June 3 in Eindhoven against either Wolfsburg or Arsenal.

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