Posted on Aug 31, 2020 | Iffhs News Category
Picture : OL on the Top of Europe !
LYON : FIVE CONSECUTIVE UEFA WOMEN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE !
It's a feat that has only been achieved once - by Real Madrid in the 1950s, when Alfredo Di Stefano was the star in Spain.That is, until now.
On Sunday, Lyon wrote their names into history, again, by winning their fifth Women's Champions League (UWCL) title in a row, beating Wolfsburg 3-1 in Bilbao.
Eugénie Le Sommer, Wendie Renard and Sarah Bouhaddi won yesterday their seventh Champions League title !
Every time this team steps on a pitch, they seem to set new records. No one has played in more semi-finals, more finals, or won more UWCL titles in history than them, a record they have now extended from six to seven.
No club has won more matches in the competition. No club has won more games in the competition. No club has scored more goals in the competition. And Lyon played without UEFA Champions League Record Goal Scorer Ada Hegerberg, the first woman BALLON D'OR 2018 : Amandine Henry, Griedge M'Bock and Nikita Parris, three absolute World class players !
Delphine Cascarino, one of the young players in Lyon, named Player of the match !
This period of dominance that Lyon are enjoying will go down in history as one of the greatest eras for not just a football team, but a team in any sport, and many of the players involved over the last five years will go down as some of the greatest to play the game.