Wolfsburg Vs Barcelona Women Champions League

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Women’s Barcelona took a giant step towards reaching the final of the Women’s Champions League thanks to a dominant 5-1 victory over Wolfsburg in front of a record number of spectators at the Camp Nou in the first semi-final match on Friday night. Barca were the best team from the very beginning and played beautiful football for the entire 90 minutes, scoring five goals and greatly facilitating their work before the second leg next week.

THE FIRST HALF

Barca completely controlled the semi-final from the very beginning of the match, scoring two goals in the first 10 minutes with Aitana Bonmati’s first goal and Caroline Graham Hansen’s sensational second goal, and the home team continued to dominate.

Wolfsburg arrived at Camp Nou hoping to avoid a major defeat in order to have at least some hope for the return match, but simply could not cope with the sensational Barca. The visitors were everywhere, trying to cope with Barca’s pass and movement, and Blaugrana continued to create one opportunity after another.

It took them a while to score more goals, but two more got in their way: Jenny Hermoso led 3-0 after an impressive pass down the right flank, and captain Alexia Putellas was on the receiving end after a wonderful cross pass by Patrick Gallarro.add a fourth a few minutes before the break.

At the end of the first 45 minutes, Barca showed themselves as dominant as ever, with a big advantage, and they had a real chance to increase the advantage and close the draw in the second half.

THE SECOND HALF

Barca continued to dominate the match at the beginning of the second half and was close to scoring the fifth goal thanks to a goal by Ana Maria Crnogorcevic, but the goal was conceded due to offside. The blue-garnet team maintained full control and continued to create chances, but Wolfsburg goalkeeper Almut Schult made some excellent shots to prevent Barca from scoring more.

Then the visitors gave themselves a little hope of a draw after an excellent counterstrike and a great strike by Jill Rourd, which led to 4-1 with 20 minutes to go. Barca seemed to wake up after conceding, and Asisat Oshoala and Claudia Pina came off the bench to make the strike even more peril.

Barca could easily have scored three or four goals in the final minutes, but Schult kept hitting one great shot after another to keep his team alive. But no one stopped Alexia Putellas, who earned a penalty in the 85th minute and scored his second goal of the evening to finally score the fifth goal that Barca deserved for the entire period.

Barca failed to score another goal, but at the end of the match there were grounds for a standing ovation: for the second time in less than a month, Camp Nou broke the world record for the attendance of a women’s match: 91,648 fans watched a women’s vintage performance.

The final beep put an end to another historic night for women’s football at the world’s largest stadium, and Femeni’s bid for a Double hat-trick continues. What a team.

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