In this article, we will give you the best fantasy combinations, probable lineups, team news, key stats and grand league tips for the UEFA Champions League, Round of 16, 1st Leg between Lyon Women v Chelsea Women
Lyon Women v Chelsea Women
UEFA Champions League, Quarter Finals, Leg 1
Groupama Stadium, Decines-Charpieu, Lyon Metropolis, France
22nd March, 23:15 a.m.
Wednesday’s opening leg of their UEFA Women’s Champions League quarterfinal between Lyon Women and Chelsea Women will take place at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais.
The hosts qualified for this round by finishing second in Group C, two points behind group winners Arsenal. Chelsea, on the other hand, finished first in Group A with 16 points after six games.
The Blues recently defeated Reading 3-1 in the Women’s FA Cup (March 19). In order to assist their team keep the trophy, Jessica Carter, Maren Mjelde, and Guro Reiten all scored goals.
Although Fleury 91 was defeated by Lyon 91 with a simple 2-0 home victory in the Women’s Cup de France semifinals. They qualified for the final, where they will take on the defending champions PSG, thanks to goals from Lindsey Horan and Vicki Becho in the first half.
In order to successfully defend their UEFA Women’s Champions League title, Les Fenottes will now switch their focus to the continent, where Chelsea stand in their way. In the semifinal, the victor of the match will take on either AS Roma or Barcelona.
Match Prediction: Lyon Women 2-1 Chelsea Women
Lyon Women: Lindsey Horan (7), Melvin Malard, Renard (6), Delphine Cascarino (5)
Chelsea Women: Sam Kerr (12), Fran Kirby (7), Lauren James, Harder (6)
Lyon Women: Selma Bacha (6), Melvine Malard (5), Le Sommer, Delphine Cascarino, Becho (4)
Chelsea Women: Guro Reiten (13), Sam Kerr (4), Erin Cuthbert (3)
Tackles & Interceptions:
Lyon Women: Damaris Egurrola (92), Selma Bacha (54), Alice Sombath (49)
Chelsea Women: Erin Cuthbert (58), Kadeisha Buchanan, N.Charles (44), Sophie Ingle (41)
Lyon Women: Endler, Carpenter, Gilles, Renard, Morroni; Henry, Horan, Dabritz; Marozsan; Le Sommer, Cascarino
Chelsea Women: Berger; Perisset, Buchanan, Bright, Carter; Leupolz, Ingle; James, Fleming, Charles; Sam Kerr
1. Sam Kerr
2. Lindsey Horan
3. Delphine Cascarino
Grand League Picks:
2. Le Sommer
Best Fantasy Combination 1 (Head to Head):
GK: AK Berger
Def: J Carter, W Renard, V Gilles
Mid: L Horan (vc), S Ingle, S Daebritz, D Marozsan
Fwd: D Cascarino, L James, S Kerr (c)