Chelsea v Lyon: Ladies’s Champions League quarter-final, second leg – reside | Ladies’s Champions League

Guro Reiten has an effort on goal for Chelsea.

Key occasions

56 min: Lyon substitution Sara Dabritz replaces Egurrola.

53 min Eriksson dithers on the sting of the world and is this near being robbed by Van de Donk. That was a very nervous second, although Eriksson did get well nicely to get between Van de Donk and the ball and win a free-kick.

52 min It’s been a surprisingly quiet begin to the second half.

50 min Reiten drives a protracted crossfield move to Kerr, who waits for the ball to bounce hits an bold effort from the fitting facet of the world. As Lucy Ward says on Dazn, we’ve seen Kerr rating from such absurd angles previously, however this time it flies over the bar.

49 min Reiten, whose aim in Lyon continues to separate the groups, shoots straight at Endler from 25 yards.

Guro Reiten has an effort on goal for Chelsea.
Guro Reiten has an effort on aim for Chelsea. {Photograph}: Gaspafotos/MB Media/Getty Photos

48 min Perisset swings the ensuing free-kick deep, and a Lyon defender heads away. I’ll be trustworthy, if I had my time once more I wouldn’t hassle with this entry.

47 min James is fouled clumsily by Egurolla on the left wing.

46 min Peep peep!

Ada Hegerberg is approaching for Lyon. She has changed Signe Bruun.

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Half time: Chelsea 0-0 Lyon (agg: 1-0)

And in any case that, it’s nonetheless 0-0. Each groups had terrific possibilities, however Signe Bruun wafted over and Sam Kerr was denied by the face of Christiane Endler. It’s been a high-quality sport that has seesawed a technique after which the opposite. See you in quarter-hour for the second half.

45 min Two minutes of added time.

44 min Not so spectacular from James, a mishit daisy-cutter from 25 yards that dribbles extensive.

43 min James completely flattens Renard, pretty, throughout a 50/50 problem. Lauren James may grow to be an unbelievable participant; that’s Wendie Renard she’s simply placed on the canvas.

41 min Bacha’s free-kick from the fitting is nicely claimed by Berger. She began nervously, spilling an early shot from Cascarino, however since then she’s been immaculate.

39 min Carpenter’s very deep is volleyed wildly again throughout the world by Cascarino. It was a very tough probability, in equity. Carpenter’s crosses have been Lyon’s largest menace tonight.

38 min Gilles does brilliantly to slip in and beat Kerr to James’s fierce low cross from the fitting.

35 min Lyon haven’t a clue defend in opposition to James as soon as she will get up a head of steam. Van de Donk fouls her 40 yards from aim, however Chelsea make a multitude of the free-kick.

Danielle van de Donk is held off by Lauren James.
Danielle van de Donk is held off by Lauren James. {Photograph}: Katie Chan/Motion Plus/Shutterstock

32 min Horan curls extensive from the sting of the world. This has been a sport of refined momentum shifts, and now it’s Lyon who’re having an excellent spell.

31 min “I by no means perceive the final line, so I at all times must google,” says Joe Pearson. “It’s a lyric from ‘Jumbo’ by Underworld: ‘My thumb’s on a Tetris keyring.’”

Which I’ve by no means heard, although I’m, or no less than was, freakishly good at Tetris. Underworld are a type of bands I forgot to correctly get into, regardless of the right gateway drug of Trainspotting. Thoughts you, one among life’s nice pleasures is discovering previous music, so it’s not too late.

29 min A beautiful transfer from Lyon ends with Bruun hitting a chest-volley straight at Berger from about 12 yards. That was a fairly respectable probability.

28 min Horan has stayed down after an aerial problem with Leupolz. She appears in a good bit of misery, although she’s on her ft now.

27 min Kerr’s motion is beginning to bother Lyon. She pulls off down the left, easing Gilles (presumably illegally) away from a protracted ball ahead, then performs a pointy sq. move to select Leupolz on the sting of the world. Leupolz takes a contact after which shoots over.

25 min Endler prices from her space and simply beats Kerr to a protracted ball ahead. This can be a good spell for Chelsea.

24 min “Having fun with the match to date, however what put you in an Underworld temper earlier in the present day?” says Joe Pearson. “By no means heard them earlier than in the present day.”

Is that the final line on Soccer Each day? The desk editors often add that – I simply wrote the primary little bit of nonsense.

23 min: Wonderful save from Endler! Perisset takes a brief nook on the left to James. She turns, beats two defenders with laughable else and blooters a rising drive from a good angle that’s acrobatically tipped over by Endler. Fantastic play from James.

20 min Bacha’s nook is met by Renard, whose header is blocked within the six-yard field. That results in a second nook, which is headed extensive below stress by Gilles.

Chelsea reside dangerously right here.

Emma Hayes speaks to the Chelsea players during a break in play.
Emma Hayes speaks to the Chelsea gamers throughout a break in play. {Photograph}: Clive Rose/Getty Photos

19 min Carpenter’s deep cross is headed again throughout aim by Horan in the direction of Van de Donk, who has one shot blocked after which one other. Lyon are getting a lot pleasure down their proper.

17 min In truth that Kerr shot hits Endler within the face, not the neck.

15 min: Large probability for Kerr! Chelsea must be in entrance. James prices thrillingly on the Lyon defence and slips an ideal by move in the direction of Kerr, whose shot from the sting of the world hits the outrushing Endler within the neck. It was a courageous save however Kerr ought to have carried out higher.

14 min Carpenter’s deep cross is headed whence it got here by Horan, who couldn’t fairly get around the ball to direct the header in the direction of aim.

13 min Chelsea have restored a little bit of order after that poor begin, although Lyon do nonetheless look harmful, Majri and Cascarino specifically.

12 min Carter’s lengthy throw results in a sport of head tennis earlier than Kerr shins a volley off course. It was a very tough probability on the half flip.

11 min Perisset’s nook is headed away on the close to publish.

10 min Reiten breaks down the left and wins a nook for Chelsea. I’m nonetheless making an attempt to work out Chelsea’s form. Perisset and Charles are on the fitting, Carter and Reiten on the left, however I’m unsure concerning the steadiness.

8 min Bacha’s lengthy free-kick is claimed with authority by Berger. Chelsea wanted a second like that simply to calm every thing down.

8 min Cuthbert drives a protracted crossfield move in the direction of Kerr, who can’t management it on the sting of the Lyon space.

7 min This has been a very worrying begin for Chelsea, who may already be two or three down.

Danielle van de Donk moves away from Erin Cuthbert as Lyon dominate the opening stages.
Danielle van de Donk strikes away from Erin Cuthbert as Lyon dominate the opening phases. {Photograph}: Mike Hewitt/Getty Photos

5 min One other probability for Lyon, with Bruun volleying Carpenter’s cross over the bar! That was a a lot harder probability, although as soon as once more Lyon acquired in down the Chelsea left.

4 min: A good greater probability for Lyon! Cascarino’s lobbed cross is cleared poorly by Eriksson, straight to Bruun, however she leathers over the bar from 15 yards! What an opportunity!

3 min: Massive probability for Lyon! Virtually a nightmare begin for Chelsea. Majri performs within the overlapping Cascarino, whose shot is spilled by Berger. That results in an almighty scramble on the six-yard line earlier than Chelsea ultimately get the ball away.

2 min Some respectable early possession for Chelsea down the Lyon left, although nothing notably penetrative.

1 min Peep peep! Right here we go, people.

Wolfsburg held on to beat PSG 2-1 on mixture, so they are going to face Arsenal within the semi-finals.

First up, a reminder of the groups

Chelsea (doable 3-4-3) Berger; Carter, Buchanan, Eriksson; Perisset, Leupolz, Cuthbert, Charles; James, Kerr, Reiten.
Substitutes: Musovic, Orman, Ingle, Fleming, Mjelde, Rytting Kaneryd, Abdullina, Cankovic.

Lyon (doable 4-1-3-2) Endler; Carpenter, Gilles, Renard, Bacha, Egurrola; Horan, Van de Donk, Majri; Cascarino, Bruun.
Substitutes: Belhadj, Bosse, Morroni, Dabritz, Le Sommer, Marozsan, Hegerberg, Sombath, Cayman, Benyahia, Becho, Malard.

Apologies, we’ve been having all types of technical issues. However it appears like they’ve been resolved within the nick of time. Let’s watch some soccer!

Pre-match leisure

Crew information: Vivid dominated out

Unhealthy information for Chelsea: Millie Vivid, who injured her knee in final week’s first leg, hasn’t recovered in time for tonight’s sport. However there’s a lot better information for Lyon: Ada Hegerberg is match sufficient to begin on the bench.

Lyon Endler; Carpenter, Gilles, Renard, Bacha, Egurrola, Horan, Van de Donk, Majri, D Cascarino, Bruun.
Substitutes: Belhadj, Bosse, Morroni, Dabritz, Le Sommer, Marozsan, Hegerberg, Sombath, Cayman, Benyahia, Becho, Malard.


Hi there and welcome to reside protection of an enormous European evening at Stamford Bridge: Chelsea v Lyon, for the fitting to play Wolfsburg or Paris Saint-Germain Barcelona (why do I maintain getting that improper?) within the semi-finals. Guro Reiten’s aim gave Chelsea an outstanding 1-0 win within the away leg, so they are going to begin tonight as marginal favourites. However Lyon are Lyon are Lyon: they’ve received this event in six of the final seven seasons. Don’t anticipate them to go quietly.

Kick off 8pm.