[Sports News]Women’s Europa League Thursday night (30Evening) staged the last two quarter-finals, two teams2021In the finals, Chelsea and Barcelona all made it to the finals.Chelsea, who were leading in the first round, were forced into overtime by the defending champion Lyon.8Minutes into the death penalty, plus the goalkeeper Bei Jia rescued two goals at the 12-yard stage and won the semi-finals. Becca from Germany was only diagnosed with cancer recurrence last summer, but she insisted on leaving the field during the treatment, and finally became a hero in the quarterfinals last night.
Currently ranked third in the Women’s Super League, Chelsea beat eight-time champions Lyon with an away goal in the first round. Lyon’s center Bruun (Signe Brown)only4Minutes had a golden chance in the penalty area, but an unattended volley frieze popped out. Chelsea stood firm in the middle of the first half, but many attempts were resolved by the opponent’s goalkeeper Christiane Endler. It was not until 32 minutes after the change of sides that the mainstay Vanessa Gilles hit the front post to equalize the total score and bring the game into overtime.
In the early part of the second half of overtime, Lyon scored a cross from Sara Däbritz, and the total score was 2:1. In stoppage time, Chelsea had Lauren James knocked down by an opponent in the penalty area. After reviewing the VAR footage, the ball certificate was awarded a 12-yard penalty and Maren Mjelde equalized. In the 12-yard shootout stage, both teams failed in the first two rounds until Ann-Katrin Berger saved Lauren James and Wendie Renard in the third round shoot. Becca took away Lindsay Horan’s powerful shot in the final round and also took away Lyon’s hope of defending the title.
The 32-year-old Becca is Germany’s No. 2 goalkeeper and was also selected for the national team in the European Cup finals last year. She suffered from thyroid cancer while playing for Birmingham in 2017, but she returned after just over three months of treatment and switched to Chelsea in 2019. However, before the European Cup last year, Becca found something wrong with the sample during an annual physical examination, and the cancer recurrence was confirmed before the final against England. Becca did not disclose the news to his teammates at the time, and did not notify the German coach and the club until after the game. In an earlier interview, she said frankly that football saved her mental health on the road to cancer, “In this way, I have something to rely on, whether it is disease, mental health or other things, everyone who is going through something, I hope I can help them.”
Chelsea’s semi-final opponent will be Barcelona, which eliminated Roma the night before. Last year’s runner-up Barcelona scored twice in the quarter-finals with goals from Fridolina Rolfo and goals from León Cebrián, Asisat Oshoala and Patricia Guijarro. :1 victory over Rome, with a total score of 6:1 to defeat the opponent.
As for the other semi-finals, the London club also appeared. Arsenal, ranked fourth in the Women’s Super League, overcame the disadvantage of being behind in the first round. Within 8 minutes, goals from Frida Maanum and Stina Blackstenius came back to beat Bayern Munich. Return to the Final Four after 10 years. Arsenal’s opponent in the semi-finals will be Wolfsburg, which eliminated them in the quarter-finals last year. The latter scored 1:1 with Paris Saint-Germain in the second round and defeated their opponent 2:1 in two rounds.
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