Lyon Stage Remarkable Comeback to Beat PSG in Women’s Champions League Semi-Final

In a thrilling encounter in the Women’s Champions League semi-final first leg, Lyon staged a remarkable comeback to overcome Paris St-Germain and seize control of the tie.

PSG initially took the lead against the run of play, with Marie-Antoinette Katoto finding the net twice to give her side a two-goal advantage. However, Lyon refused to be deterred and mounted an impressive comeback in the latter stages of the match.

Kadidiatou Diani ignited Lyon’s resurgence by capitalizing on a loose ball in the 80th minute, setting the stage for a dramatic turnaround. Moments later, Melchie Dumornay leveled the score with a thunderous strike from the edge of the area, sending the home crowd into raptures.

With momentum firmly on their side, Lyon completed their comeback when Amel Majri fired a precise shot into the bottom corner, completing a stunning sequence of three goals in just six minutes.

Despite PSG’s early dominance, Lyon’s relentless pressure and attacking prowess proved too much for their opponents to handle. Delphine Cascarino, Lindsey Horan, and Damaris Egurrola all posed significant threats throughout the match, showcasing Lyon’s determination to fight back from a two-goal deficit.

With this impressive victory, Lyon now hold the advantage heading into the second leg in Paris, as they aim to secure a spot in May’s final in Bilbao. As the eight-time winners of the Women’s Champions League, Lyon have once again demonstrated their pedigree and resilience on the European stage.

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