UWCL Pitch Invaders and Golazos
Updated: May 5
Pitch Invaders, Records Broken, and some Golazos.
Match day five of the UWCL had it all. There is still room for drama in some groups though. Next week’s game will be the last of the group stage and will determine who makes it to the quarterfinals.
Standings: Chelsea (11 pts), Juventus (8 pts), Wolfsburg (8 pts), Servette FCCF (0 pts)
Chelsea and Juventus drew 0-0 on matchday five. Chelsea had the majority of possession and shots on goal but couldn't find the back of the net. Juventus picked up an important point to give them a chance to make it to the quarterfinals.
Wolfsburg beat Servette 3-0. Servette had an own goal in the 21st minute to put Wolfsburg up 1-0. They were then able to keep the game tight by not allowing Wolfsburg to score again till the 83rd minute.
Sam Kerr flattened a pitch invader who ran onto the field during the Chelsea game. While everyone got a good laugh about the viral video it does raise questions about the security at women's games.
Next week will be big for Chelsea, Juventus, and Wolfsburg as they are all still fighting for a spot in the quarterfinals. Chelsea will face Wolfsburg while Juventus will face Servette.
Standings: PSG (15 pts), Real Madrid (9 pts), Zhytlobud-1 (4 pts), Breidablik (1pt)
PSG beat Zhytlobud-1 6-0 on matchday five. PSG have now scored 19 goals in group play and given up none.
Laurina Fazer scored her first senior goal for PSG and it was a rocket!
Real Madrid beat Breidablik 3-0.
No matter the results of next week’s games both PSG and Real Madrid will be moving on to the quarterfinals. PSG will finish top of the group.
Standings: Barcelona (15), Arsenal (9), Hoffenheim (6), HB Køge (0)
Barcelona beat Arsenal 4-0 in a game where Barcelona dominated the whole 90.
Rolfö scored an absolute stunner and it was with her weaker foot.
Hoffenheim beat HB Køge 2-1. HB Køge struck first scoring in the 9'. Hoffenheim then converted two pks to go up 2-1.
Barcelona topped the group with their win over Arsenal. They are looking very likely to win the whole tournament again.
Next week’s matchup between Arsenal and Hoffenheim will determine who gets second in the group and makes it to the quarterfinals.
Standings: Lyon (12), Bayern (10), Benfica (4), Häcken (3)
Bayern beat Häcken 5-1 to clinch a spot in the quarterfinals. Häcken went up 1-0 in the 36' but Bayern came back to tie it up in the 39'. After that it was all Bayern the rest of the way.
Lyon beat Benfica 5-0 and is currently top of the group.
Ada Hegerberg became the first person to score 50 UWCL goals for the same club.
Lyon and Bayern have both qualified for the quarterfinals but next weeks games will determine who tops the group.