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Published: 10:35, March 31, 2023 | Updated: 10:36, March 31, 2023
Chelsea reach Women's Champions League semis
By Reuters
Published:10:35, March 31, 2023 Updated:10:36, March 31, 2023 By Reuters

Chelsea's English defender Jessica Carter (left) vies with Lyon's French defender Selma Bacha (right) during the UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-final second leg football match between Chelsea and Lyon at Stamford Bridge, in London, on March 30, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP)

LONDON - Chelsea reached the Women's Champions League semi-finals after a thrilling game against defending champions Olympique Lyonnais on Thursday, winning a penalty shootout 4-3 after the tie ended 2-2 on aggregate.

The hosts had the advantage after beating Lyon 1-0 in the first leg, but two goals from the French team and a last-gasp penalty for Chelsea sent the match to penalties.

The English side will next face Barcelona who crushed AS Roma 5-1 on Wednesday to go through 6-1 on aggregate.

READ MORE: Arsenal reach WCL semis for first time since 2013

Arsenal reached the semi-finals for the first time in 10 years after beating Bayern Munich 2-0 on Wednesday and will meet German side VfL Wolfsburg, who progressed after overcoming Paris St Germain 2-1 on aggregate.

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