The draw for the quarter-finals of the Women’s Champions League offered a probable Franco-French duel between OL and PSG. The Parisiennes have yet to validate their ticket against Sparta Prague in order to challenge the five-time title holders.
This promises another great duel between the two best French teams. On the eve of a crucial match for the title in the women’s first division, OL and PSG have learned that they could soon meet in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Qualified without trembling against Brondby (1-3), the Fenottes of Jean-Luc Vasseur are already in quarters. To join them, PSG must still negotiate their round of 16 return, on March 17 in the Czech capital. Delayed due to the coronavirus, Paris has so far only played the first leg and took a good option for qualification by winning largely (5-0). Except earthquake, the clash between Parisiennes and Lyon will take place.
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Paris wants to break the curse
Always neck and neck for the title in the French championship, Parisiennes and Lyonnaises could therefore have to engage in a new duel in the Champions League. Five-time title holders, the partners of Amel Majri and Amandine Henry will be favorites of this shock. But beware, the protected Olivier Echouafni will want to end their terrible series against Lyon on the European scene.
In addition to the final won by OL on penalties in 2017 (0-0, 7 tab to 6), the Fenottes again put an end to the dreams of Parisiennes in the Final 8 played in Bilbao in 2020. At the end of a half – Suspenseful final (1-0), Wendie Renard propelled Lyon on the road to a seventh title in the Champions League.
The draw for the quarter-finals and semi-finals
– PSG or Sparta Prague-Lyon
– Barcelona-Manchester City
– Bayern Munich-Rosengard
– Winner of PSG or Sparta Prague-Lyon against winner Barcelona-Manchester City
– Winner of Bayern Munich-Rosengard against winner of Chelsea-Wolfsburg.