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Olympique Lyonnais

UEFA Women’s Champions League SF – Manchester City 1-3 Olympique Lyonnais: Citizens outclassed at home

Saki Kumagi's second minute penalty set the tone for Lyon as they eased to victory over Manchester City in the first leg of their UEFA Women's Champions League semi final. Fast Start It took all of 28 seconds for Lyon to have their first sight of goal as Camille Abily fed the attackers in front of her from Sarah Bouhaddi’s hurried clearance, the visitors able to cut through the defence and draw an early corner. The corner well delivered was equally as well cleared from near the back-post but with Lyon easy to get to the second ball, all it took was for Saki Kumagi to send it back into a dangerous area. However all the Japanese international found in front of her was Carli Lloyd, namely her outstretched arm, in the box. With a clear view of the incident, referee Katalin Kulcser wasted no time in pointing to the spot. Having won...
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