The Olympique de Lyon team has been crowned champion of the Women’s Champions League, this after defeating 3 – 1 to Futbol Club Barcelona, a team that had reached this final as defending champions.
In the 2020-21 season, Barcelona became European champion, cutting a streak of five titles in a row from Lyon. In 2019 it was the first time they met in a Champions League final.
This is the second time that Lyon has beaten him in a Champions League final, now in Turin. Sonia Bompastor becomes the first woman who is the winner of the Champions League as a player and as a strategist.
Sonia was at the European Championships in Lyon in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, now, in 2022 she becomes a champion as a coach.
This is the eighth Champions League title that the French team has, the first time they won this tournament was in 2011 when they beat Potsdam. In fact, Barcelona is the third team with which Lyon has won a Champions League final more than once.
Wolfsburg, Barcelona and Potsdam are the teams that have lost more than once in the Champions League final against Olympique.