Barcelona have secured a their place in the final of the Women’s Champions League for a third successive year after they defeated Chelsea out 2-1 on aggregate.
Asisat Oshoala who has scored 24 goals in 33 games for Barcelona Femini played 60 scintillating minutes but was replaced by Salma Parallueloat in the encounter.
It was a tough one for Emma Hayes’ side, who as they were thrashed by Barca in the final two years ago. They knew they had to score in Spain to overturn a 1-0 first leg deficit.
Interestingly, Barcelona Femini Facing have won their last 19 home games in Europe. With such form, Chelsea’s task became harder when Caroline Graham Hansen slotted in the opener after a devastating counter-attack in the 63rd minute.
Four minutes later, the Blues came back which triggered celebration from fans inside Nou Camp, but Guro Reiten coolly struck home after Sam Kerr’s smart run in behind.
At the end of the day, Barcelona confirmed their place in the final for a third successive year, despite Chelsea’s efforts to grab a win.
Chelsea’s pursuit of a treble ends but they remain firmly in the Women’s Super League title race. They will compete with Manchester United for the Women’s FA Cup.