The footballers of the VfL Wolfsburg have been confiscated in the semifinals of the Champions League in front of a great home scenery. The team of coach Tommy Stroot prevailed against the FC Arsenal in the quarter-final return match with 2: 0 (1: 0) and can now dream of the third trophy in the premier class after 1: 1 in the first leg.
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In the round of the last four, the Wolfsburgs get to do with defending champion FC Barcelona. In the second semi-finals, Bavaria Munich’s conquerors of Paris St. Germain and Olympique Lyon faced with national player Dzsenifer Marozsan, which won on Thursday 3: 1 (2: 0) against Juventus Turin (first leg 1: 2).
“I’m insane proud that today we have shown our true face today,” said Stroot. The team made it Arsenal in “every minute hard”, supplemented defense player Kathrin Hendrich. That the fans have been “so have been grabbed, goose bumps pure.” Although the VfL had respect for Barcelona, but also against this team Wool Wolfsburg “bring everything in the place.
11,293 spectators in the VW Arena, otherwise home playing site of the VfL men, the former Arsenal player Jill Roord (9th) and by owners Leah Williamson (73nd) for the Wolfsburg, who now on 23./24. April and a week later meet Barcelona. The Spanish top team had only set new standards on Wednesday with the Königsklassen home game in front of the world records of 91,553 spectators at Camp Nou. Once there, be a “goal in mind”, National Teacher Almuth Schult said.
Playing in the great stadiums is “very important” for women’s football, the quarter-final return match in the VW Arena, was also the “personal wish” of the shape: “The atmosphere is something special”.
Arsenal works on the comeback, but hits his own goal
There Wolfsburg was three days before the Bundesliga summit against Master Bayern (14.00 clock) with its own fans in the back in the initial phase the game-determining team. ROORD rewarded the offensive efforts of hosts directly at the beginning. In front of the eyes of Bundestrainer Martina Voss-Tecklenburg and some VfL players, the Wolfsburgs then did not lie loose and kept dangerous towards the opposing penalty area.
A little later, after a shot of Tabea Waßmuth, the ball landed again on the net, but this was out of the way. Arsenal barely came from her own half, in the rare trials was the Wolfsburg defense. The shot of Steph Catley-parished training safely (33.). But also Svenja Huth (35th) failed at Arsenal goalkeeper Manuela Zinsberger.
Even after the break, Wolfsburg first under control was under control and continued to seek the way forward. But Arsenal became increasingly dangerous, but the possibilities could not be efficiently used. On the other hand, the hosts were trying to better control the game. Williamson finally turned the ball into his own goal and so built the Wolfsburg leadership.
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Quarterfinals in the Women’s Champions League: The results
|Team A||Team B||First leg||Return|
|FC Bayern||PSG||1: 2||2: 2 N.V.|
|Real Madrid||FC Barcelona||1: 3||2: 5|
|Juventus Turin||Olympique Lyon||2:1||1: 3|
Arsenal WFC| VFL Wolfsburg | 1:1| 0:2