UEFA Women’s Champions League holders Barcelona are the primary group into the quarter-finals however Lyon haven’t joined them but after shedding at Bayern München, to a purpose from one in every of their outdated stalwarts, whereas Arsenal moved a step nearer to the final eight and Benfica gained in dramatic vogue.UEFA.com rounds up all of the motion.
All Wednesday’s resultsClick on any scoreline to look again in any respect the motion because it occurred and watch highlights.Group C
Highlights: Hoffenheim 0-5 BarcelonaHoffenheim 0-5 BarcelonaBarcelona booked their spot within the final eight with one other comfy win over Hoffenheim. The German aspect acquitted themselves a lot better than of their 4-0 loss at Barcelona final week however fell behind simply earlier than the break when Alexia Putellas transformed a penalty after she had been tripped within the space by Laura Wienroither. Irene Paredes headed within the second from a nook earlier than Aitana Bonmatí swept residence a cross from the superb Fridolina Rolfö for quantity three. And the guests added two extra late on, Marta Torrejón nodding within the fourth earlier than Rolfö teed up Ana-Maria Crnogorčević to finish the scoring.
Highlights: Arsenal 3-0 HB KøgeArsenal 3-0 HB KøgePersistence paid for Arsenal as they meticulously wore a cussed HB Køge right down to go six factors away from Hoffenheim in second and finish the hopes of their Danish guests. The Gunners went forward simply previous the quarter-hour when Caitlin Foord met Beth Mead’s cross to faucet in her second purpose within the group. The guests lastly drained within the closing ten minutes and Arsenal pounced, with Lotte Wubben-Moy’s header and a candy Vivianne Miedema end sealing the factors.9 December: HB Køge vs Hoffenheim (18:45 CET), Arsenal vs Barcelona (21:00 CET)Group D
Highlights: Häcken 1-2 BenficaHäcken 1-2 BenficaCatarina Amado’s dramatic added-time winner gave Benfica a maiden group victory and moved them some extent away from Häcken. The Eagles struck their first purpose of the group stage after solely three minutes, with Cloé Lacasse curling an effort simply contained in the upright after the Swedish aspect did not clear their traces following a nook. Elin Rubensson had transformed a penalty for Häcken to safe a 1-0 win at Benfica final week and appeared to have earned a share of the spoils tonight with one other spot kick, after Christy Ucheibe dealt with within the field with a bit of over quarter-hour remaining. But the Portuguese group leapfrogged their hosts within the desk after Amado prodded residence Francisca Nazareth’s free-kick from shut vary.
Highlights: Bayern 1-0 LyonBayern München 1-0 LyonSaki Kumagai, a five-time UEFA Women’s Champions League winner with Lyon, returned to hang-out her outdated membership as she headed Bayern to a deserved victory. Lyon had gone 5 factors clear with a dramatic 2-1 defeat of Bayern final week however that lead was lower to 2 and their excellent report ended as summer time signing Kumagai rose to completely meet Carolin Simon’s nook with 21 minutes left and deny OL the purpose they wanted to progress with two video games to spare.9 December: Häcken vs Bayern München (18:45 CET), Benfica vs Lyon (21:00 CET)