Build up to the Women's Champions League final in Eindhoven

Build up to the Women's Champions League final in Eindhoven

The build up and the game itself in detail as the blaugranes claim their second UCWL title

Saturday, 3 June

⏱️ Full time: Barça win the Champions League for the second time! 

👑 88 min. Alexia comes on and the stadium is on its feet! 

⚽ 70 min: Barça ahead!!! Rolfö scores. 

⚽ 50 min: All square! Patri again!!!! 

⚽ 48 min: Patri pulls one back!!! 

❗ Second half under way. Som-hi, Barça!

⏱️ Half time (0-2). Barça will need an epic comeback to lift that second Champions League title. 

⚽ 37 min: Wolfsburg go two up thanks to a header from Popp. 

💪🏻 30 min. Barça having much more of the ball and opportunities but so far no equaliser. Som-hi, Barça! 

😱 12 min. Chance for Paredes but she heads wide at the far post. 

⚽ 3 min: Wolfsburg are ahead through Pajor. 

⏱️ Kick off. Final under way! 

🎶 The UWCL anthem is playing... Out come the players. This is about to start...

🏟️ Less than half an hour until kick-off and the players are out for their warm-up at the Philips Stadion.

🚑 It has been confirmed that Nigerian international Asisat Oshoala will miss the final because of a hamstring injury.

🎙️ Joan Laporta has spoken to the media ahead of the game, and seems fairly confident that his team will be able to deliver.

😍 The team are arriving at the Philips Stadion. Check out the scenes as they left the hotel.

1️⃣1️⃣ Jonatan Giráldez has named the eleven players that will be starting the game at the Philips Stadion. 

💙❤️ Eindhoven és blaugrana!

💙❤️ Eindhoven is blaugrana!

🎼 The fans are getting things warmed up in Eindhoven...

🚍 The coaches that left Barcelona on Friday morning have finally arrived in Eindhoven, bringing with the them the huge numbers of supporters who have had a long and tiring journey, but all knowing that it was well the effort to be here for the team.

💙❤️ The atmosphere is buzzing at the team hotel. Fans have been gathering there since the first hour of the morning and haven't stopped chanting and cheering. Som-hi, Barça!

🌞 The big day is here at last. The Champions League Final in Eindhoven. The players were greeted this morning by blue skies and temperatures around 18ºC. A fine day for playing football!

Friday, June 2

⚽ The squad got their first taste of Saturday's venue, the Philips Stadion, as they trained on the pitch where they will face Wolfsburg for the Champions League title. 

🎙️ A few minutes later it was the the turn of coach Jonatan Giráldez who was in confident mood. ➕ More info.

🎙️ Alexia Putellas and Caroline Graham Hansen appeared before press ahead of Saturday's final ➕ More info.


💙❤️ Some 8,000 Barça fans are making their way to Eindhoven with many of them leaving on Friday morning local time.

Thursday, June 1

🏨 The team have arrived in Eindhoven. The flight landed at 8.17pm CEST in the Netherlands and the travelling party reached the hotel around 9pm. They were greeted by a group of fans and a number of media outlets.


🛫 Flight PVG7985 takes off for the trip to Eindhoven. The Barça delegation are led by vice-presidents Elena Fort and Eduard Romeu, the director responsible for women's football, Xavier Puig, and the directors, Xavier Barbany and Àngel Riudalbàs. The flight is expected to take a little over two hours.

📋 The squad for the final has already been announced and includes every squad member, including Lucy Bronze and Fridolina Rolfö, who were passed fit today. A total of 27 players are going to Eindhoven.

⏳ The women's first team are just 48 hours away from their third consecutive Champions League final, and fourth in five years. They will face their opponents Wolfsburg in Eindhoven (Netherlands) this Saturday June 3, kickoff 4pm CEST.

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