Lyon made essentially the most of some woeful goalkeeping by Barbora Votikova to beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 at house in a energetic ladies’s Champions League semifinal first leg on Sunday.
Catarina Macario’s double and a penalty by Wendie Renard, who grew to become the primary participant to make 100 appearances within the competitors, gave the seven-times champions a slight edge forward of the return leg in Paris subsequent Saturday.
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PSG, who paid the complete value for 2 Votikova blunders, scored by means of Marie-Antoinette Katoto and Paulina Dudek.
Votikova, nevertheless, partly made up for her errors with a decisive save to disclaim Ada Hegerberg six minutes into stoppage time.
PSG went forward on six minutes when Katoto beat Christiane Endler on the close to put up after dribbling round a sluggish Renard.
Lyon, nevertheless, levelled by means of Renard, who slotted in a penalty after Melvine Malard was introduced down by Votikova within the twenty third minute.
Hegerberg’s gentle first contact to gather a woeful objective kick by Votikova allowed her to arrange Macario with a pleasant by means of go for Lyon’s second objective within the thirty fourth minute.
Votikova’s nightmare continued after the break when she failed to regulate the ball amid a mix-up together with her defenders, permitting Macario to faucet in from point-blank vary 5 minutes into the second half.
PSG pulled one again within the 58th minute when Dudek scored a penalty after a handball by Malard.
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The winners after each legs will face both Barcelona or Wolfsburg.
Defending champions Barca demolished Wolsfburg 5-1 of their first leg on Friday.