Wolfsburg have been within the Women’s Champions League semi-finals in seven of the final 10 seasons and have an awesome probability to get there once more after final week’s 1-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain within the first leg of this quarter-final tie.
A solitary penalty from defender Dominique Janssen determined the primary leg in Paris, handing two-time former champions Wolfsburg the benefit now that they’re house for the return fixture.
Europe is also a welcome respite for the German facet, having misplaced to home rivals Bayern Munich since beating PSG and being knocked off the highest of the Bundesliga within the course of.
PSG had barely higher fortune, securing a slender win over Montpellier in France’s Division 1, however each groups ended the sport with 10 gamers after an violent confrontation between Kadidiatou Diani and Montpellier goalkeeper Lisa Schmitz.
Lena Oberdorf was a shock inclusion within the Wolfsburg crew for the primary leg, having initially been anticipated to overlook out. She then went on to finish 90 minutes towards Bayern.
Both Alexandra Popp and Lena Lattwein would miss the subsequent recreation with a reserving right here.
Elisa de Almeida is suspended following her crimson card within the first leg, including to PSG’s worries within the centre of defence on condition that Pauline Dudek and Amanda Ilestedt stay out by damage.
Jackie Groenen was compelled off lower than half hour into the weekend win over Montpellier, whereas star ahead Marie-Antoinette Katoto stays a long-term absentee.
A disappointing home setback apart, Wolfsburg arguably come into this one in higher form and have the added benefit of being at house with an current mixture lead.
There was little or no to separate te sides within the first leg, however count on Wolfsburg to kick on now.
Prediction: Wolfsburg 2-0 PSG
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