The first-leg of the Women’s Champions League ‘El Clásico’ quarter-final will likely be held at Barcelona’s Camp Nou on March thirtieth.
A rivalry steeped in historical past, can have one other layer of heritage utilized when Barcelona and Real Madrid step-out at considered one of Spain’s most iconic footballing grounds.
It will likely be solely the second time in membership historical past that Barça Women – present European Champions and 2020/21 treble winners – will play on the stadium since turning into knowledgeable facet in 2015.
Las Culés final performed at Camp Nou in January final yr towards RCD Espanyol. A league fixture that ended 5-0 to Barça, and one which commemorated fifty years since a Barcelona Women’s facet first performed on the venue. No supporters have been permitted to attend due to COVID protocols, one more reason why this upcoming fixture is one to be excited by.
To have a good time the facet’s distinctive achievements, FC Barcelona are hoping for the biggest attainable crowd to descend upon Camp Nou in help of gamers like Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas.
Barça cruised by means of to the knockout levels of the competitors by successful all six of their group video games. Real Madrid certified for the quarter-finals after ending second in their group. An enormous achievement for a facet that’s by no means performed UWCL soccer earlier than.
In current years we’ve seen increasingly ladies’s video games be performed at ‘males’s grounds’. At the start of the season, Arsenal Women kicked off their WSL marketing campaign by internet hosting Chelsea on the Emirates. A transfer the Gunners repeated final month towards Barcelona in their penultimate Champions League fixture of the yr.
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