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Barcelona finally beats Lyon and retains Women's Champions League crown

May. 25, 2024 16:13 PM EDT

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — With a triumph over the rival it could never beat, Barcelona made it clear who's in charge of women’s soccer. Barcelona ended its losing streak against the game's most successful club on Saturday, beating Lyon 2-0 to clinch its third Women’s Champions...

Barcelona has beaten Lyon 2-0 to win its third Women's Champions League in four years

May. 25, 2024 13:57 PM EDT
BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Barcelona has beaten Lyon 2-0 to win its third Women's Champions League in four years.

Barcelona seeks its first win against Lyon in Women's Champions League final

May. 24, 2024 14:56 PM EDT

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Barcelona has to find a way past the most successful club in women’s soccer if it wants to build on its recent dominance. Barcelona will play in its fourth straight Women’s Champions League final on Saturday in Bilbao against record eight-time champion...

PSG wins record-extending 12th French league title in Kylian Mbappé's last season at the club

Apr. 28, 2024 17:22 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain won the French league in Kylian Mbappé’s last season at the club after Monaco lost 3-2 at Lyon on Sunday. PSG has an unassailable 12-point lead over second-place Monaco, which has three games left. The Ligue 1 triumph is PSG’s...

Lyon to face Barcelona in the Women's Champions League final after ousting PSG

Apr. 28, 2024 12:35 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Lyon will play Barcelona in the final of the Women’s Champions League after beating Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 in the semifinal second leg and 5-3 on aggregate. Selma Bacha and Melchie Dumornay scored for the visitors on Sunday. The May 25 final in...

Chelsea and Lyon bring leads into return legs of Women's Champions League semifinals

Apr. 26, 2024 12:00 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Emma Hayes didn't want anyone to get carried away by Chelsea's surprise 1-0 win over Barcelona last week in the Women's Champions League semifinals. That's because Chelsea needs to finish the job Saturday in the second-leg match in order to reach just its second final...

Rivalries on tap with Barcelona-Chelsea and Lyon-PSG in Women's Champions League semifinals

Apr. 19, 2024 06:32 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Power struggles, intriguing matchups and fond farewells. The Women’s Champions League semifinals kicking off Saturday have a bit of everything. Two teams are trying to assert their continental dominance and the other two are fighting to be crowned...

Lindsey Horan's penalty kick gives US a 2-1 win over Japan in SheBelieves Cup

Apr. 06, 2024 18:02 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Lindsey Horan converted a penalty kick in the 77th minute and the United States came from behind to defeat Japan 2-1 to open the SheBelieves Cup before a record crowd on Saturday. Jaedyn Shaw also scored for the United States in the match played before 50,644 fans at...

French soccer federation limits support for players' Ramadan observance. Critics see discrimination

Mar. 29, 2024 05:13 AM EDT

For Muslim soccer players in deeply secular France, observing Ramadan is a tall order, and this is not about to change. Wielding the principle of religious neutrality enshrined in the French constitution, the country’s soccer federation does not make things easy for international...

Swanson, Macario return to the US team ahead of the SheBelieves Cup

Mar. 26, 2024 15:20 PM EDT

Mallory Swanson and Catarina Macario are returning to the U.S. national team for the upcoming SheBelieves Cup after lengthy absences because of injuries. The 23-player roster announced Tuesday for the event next month also includes 16-year old Lily Yohannes, a midfielder who plays...