Chelsea is set to face Barcelona in Women’s Champions League after winning Bayern Munich on Sunday. It overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit with a 4-1 victory over Bayern Munich to set up a final which holds in May 16 in Gothenburg.
The Blues become just the second English club to reach the biggest match in European women’s club football after Arsenal, who won the competition in 2007.
It will be the first Champions League final without a French team since 2014 after Paris Saint-Germain were knocked out by Barcelona 3-2 on aggregate.
Lieke Martens scored twice as Barcelona advanced to a second final in three years with a 2-1 victory over PSG in the second leg of their semi-final in Spain.
After a 1-1 draw in France last weekend, Dutch winger Martens put Barcelona in front on eight minutes at the Johan Cruyff Stadium with a superb curling strike.
She then ghosted in at the far post to double Barcelona’s advantage on the half-hour, tapping in a cross from Caroline Graham Hansen.
PSG, who ended Lyon’s five-year reign in the quarter-finals, soon pulled a goal back when Marie-Antoinette Katoto prodded in after a goalmouth scramble from a corner.
Jenni Hermoso, the competition’s top scorer this season, and Marta Torrejon both hit the woodwork for 2019 runners-up Barcelona in the second half as the Spaniards held on to qualify.