The FC Barcelona He did not miss his appointment with history and will play for the second time in the final of the Champions League after winning in the second leg of the semifinals by 2-1 at Paris Saint-Germain with two goals from Lieke martens and showing a heroic version that completed a trajectory that elevates him as one of the best teams of the 121 years of life of the Barça club.
The dream of Gothenburg (Sweden), where the final will be played, is already a reality thanks to a new blow on the table in the European Olympus of Barcelona in Lluís Cortés, more forceful than the one given last season in the semifinals against the Wolfsburg. This time, in addition to the game, it also accompanied the result.
This time Barcelona made a good 1-1 in the first leg against Paris Saint-Germain, which eliminated Olympique Lyon, the champions of the last five editions of the competition, in the quarterfinals.
The situation turned to face for Barcelona very early, in the 8th minute, when a long pass from Leila Ouahabi left Lieke Martens alone before Christian endler, who was beaten with a screw shot that slipped through the right side of the Chilean goalkeeper and caused jubilation in a Johan Cruyff Stadium that had 981 spectators delivered.
The goal relaxed the legs of the Barça players, who had been dominated by the French in the early stages of the match, and little by little they became strong in the match despite the fact that PSG continued to command the game and kept Barcelona resisting the lunges in their own field.
After half an hour of the game, there was an exchange of blows: Martens in the 31st only had to push a ball into the goal that Caroline graham hansen put with precision from the right wing. But Barcelona was still digesting the euphoria when a defensive error when clearing a corner led to Marie-Antoinette Katoto put the 2-1.
This titanic duel between the two most fit teams on the continent was missed by the Barça president Joan Laporta, who chose to attend the league match that the men’s team will play in Valencia and LaLiga did not allow him to skip the bubble.
In the second half, Barcelona was also deprived of its best weapon, the game of possession, and lived off counterattacks that served to oxygenate itself and temporarily free its defenses from work, including an imperial one. Mapi Leon. In ’59, Sandra Cloths fired a poisoned cross-shot from Ramona Bachmann.
Precisely a counterattack caused the three of Barcelona’s best scoring chances in the second half. In 68, Aitana Bonmatí made a deep pass to Graham Hansen, who made an extraordinary drive from the middle of the field that ended with a shot that sent for a corner. Endler.
The corner kick led to Jenni Beautiful he had 3-1 in his boots, but his shot crashed into Endler’s right post before the ball again went for a corner. Marta Torrejón headed the crossbar while the spectators at Estadi Johan Cruyff despaired of the misfortune.