Written by Oluwaseun Oyediji

Record winners of the UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL), Lyon had come from 2-0 down to secure a 3-2 win over fellow French side, PSG in the first leg of the 2023/2024 UWCL semi-final.

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Marie-Antoinette Katoto opened the scoring for the visitors in the 44th minute at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais from Sandy Baltimore’s cross.

It took three minutes into the second half for Katoto to double the lead for PSG.

With a two-goal lead, PSG had triple chances of extending the lead but failed to convert those chances.

Former PSG player, Kadidiatou Diani started the comeback for Lyon in the 80th minute off Ellie Carpenter’s assist.

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Five minutes later, Daelleel Melchie Dumornay equalised from Wendie Renard's provision.

Within one minute, Dumornay set up Amel Majri who scored the winner to complete Lyon's comeback.

Lyon will take a 3-2 advantage to the return leg on April 28, 2024.


Apart from Lyon, Chelsea stunned holders, FC Barcelona 1-0 in the earlier semi-final.

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Erin Cuthbert scored the winning goal for Emma Hayes's side in Spain.

The Blues traveled home with a 1-0 advantage ahead of the return leg in Stamford Bridge on April 27, 2024

The winner of the two semi-finals on aggregate and otherwise will face off in the final match taking place in Bilbao, Spain.

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