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UWCL: Arsenal trash Lyon

New season of the Women’s Champions League started with a surprising Lyon’s defeat against Arsenal. The Gunners trashed title holders by 5-1. Bayern managed to complete a comeback against Rosengard, Juventus beat Zurich and last year finalists, Barcelona demolished Benfica by 9-0.

Women’s Champions League, Matchday 1

Wednesday, 19th of October


FC Barcelona – SL Benfica 9-0 (3-0)
Scorers: 1′ Patri Guijarro (FCB), 14′ Aitana Bonmati (FCB), 34′ Azizat Oshoala (FCB), 50′ Mariona Caldentey (FCB), 64′ Ana-Maria Crnogorčević (FCB), 67′ Geyse Ferreira (FCB), 77′ Claudia Pina (FCB), 84′ Azizat Oshoala (FCB), 88′ Geyse Ferreira (FCB)
Yellow cards: 24′ Mapi Leon (FCB), 40′ Andreia Norton (SLB), 54′ Nuria Rabano (FCB), 78′ Carolina Correira (SLB), 90+1′ Carole Costa (SLB)

FC Bayern – Rosengard 2-1 (1-1)
Scorers: 25′ Loreta Kullashi (R), 35′ Carolin Simon (B), 57′ Linda Dallmann (B)
Yellow cards: 16′ Gudrun Arnardottir (R), 52′ Georgia Stanway (B), 78′ Lina Magull (B)


FC Zürich – Juventus 0-2 (0-0)
Scorers: 71′ Valentina Cernoia (J), 84′ Barbara Bonansea (J)
Yellow cards: 53′ Fabienne Humm (Z), 90+5′ Sara Bjork (J), 90+6′ Viktoria Pinther (Z)

Olympique Lyon – Arsenal 1-5 (1-3)
Scorers: 13′ Caitlin Foord (A), 22′ Frida Maanum (A), 27′ Melvine Malard (L), 45+1′ Beth Mead (A), 67′ Caitlin Foord (A), 69′ Beth Mead (A)
Yellow cards: 44′ Wendie Renard (L), 90+3′ Beth Mead (A)

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