Women’s Champions League Final: Lyon beat Barcelona 3-1 to win eighth European crown

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Lyon returned to the pinnacle of European football with an eighth Champions League title courtesy of a superb 3-1 victory over tournament favourites Barcelona in a gripping final in Turin.

The French side came into the game as underdogs against a Barca side that had lost just once in a season that included a flawless La Liga-winning campaign.

But the most decorated side in the women’s game started superbly, pressing high and picking apart the Catalans to charge into a 3-0 first-half lead.