Lyon had been topped Ladies’s Champions League winners for record-extending eighth time as an exciting 3-1 victory ended holders Barcelona’s reign in Turin.
Amandine Henry ignited a basic Champions League ultimate inside six minutes at Juventus Stadium when she rifled in a spectacular, unstoppable long-range opener.
Lyon ran riot towards a shell-shocked Barca as Ada Hegerberg’s stooping header and Catarina Macario’s bundled effort noticed the French champions set up a commanding three-goal lead with simply 33 minutes on the clock.
Alexia Putellas’ eleventh Champions League purpose of the season grabbed Barcelona a significant lifeline 4 minutes earlier than the break and gave renewed hope the Catalans might comeback to retain the trophy.
Issues might have been very totally different had Barca midfielder Patri Guijarro discovered the web as an alternative of rattling the crossbar with an audacious shot from the midway line early within the second half.
However Lyon’s second-half efficiency was as disciplined as their first half was impressed and ensured there was no route again for Barca, whose hopes pale when Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic side-footed extensive and Irene Paredes headed over late on.