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Champions League: Potsdam follows Lyonnais for a 2010 Final rematch

By Olaf Goldbecker

The second semifinal of the Champions League took place today between German sides Turbine Potsdam and FCR Duisburg, the trophy winners of the two previous seasons. Potsdam started the home game with the advantage of a 2-2 draw on the road, and after today’s 1-0 victory, Potsdam will join Lyonnais in the Champions League final. (more…)


Champions League Semifinal: 2010 final rematch getting closer

By Olaf Goldbecker

On May 20, 2010, German club Turbine Potsdam won the Champions League in penalty shootout against French side Olympique Lyonnais. After the first matches of the 2011 semifinals, a rematch of this final seems to be most likely. (more…)


Arsenal, Potsdam, Olympique Lyonnais, FCR Duisburg advance to Champions League semifinals

The UEFA Women’s Champions League is now down to its final four after today’s second leg of the quarterfinal round. Our Game Magazine’s Olaf Goldbecker breaks down three of the four matches, and we have a recap of the Arsenal vs. Linkoping game that was decided on road goals. (more…)


European Club Ranking: Olympique Lyonnais new number 1

A new club placed itself on the throne in the European club ranking based on the results in the Champions League of the last five years. Long time top club Umea IK from Sweden has to leave the place on top after a disappointing season and is moved down to second place by French champions Olympique Lyonnais. The current semifinalists are followed in spots 3 to 5 by Arsenal LFC, FCR Duisburg, and Turbine Potsdam. The two German clubs are the only ones in the current competition to win all of their games and collecting the maximum number of 18 points so far. (more…)


UEFA Women’s Champions League: Quarterfinal roundup

Our Game Magazine spanned the globe this week, covering the UEFA Women’s Champions League quarterfinal matches. Here are reports from England and Germany. First, Khaled El-Ahmad checks in following the 1-1 draw between Arsenal and Linkopings. Olaf Goldbecker reports from Germany after the Turbine Potsdam vs. FCF Juvisy match, which ended with a 3-1 Potsdam victory. He also provides updates on the Zvezda Perm vs. Olympique Lyonnais and Everton LFC vs. FCR Duisburg matches. (more…)


Germany: Potsdam, Frankfurt clinch Champions League spot, title decision on the last matchday

One week before the final matchday, the title race is still open. Both Frankfurt and Potsdam continued their streak and cared for postponing the decision on the championship to next weekend. Turbine Potsdam defended its top position easily, smashing host Bayer Leverkusen, 7-1, in front of their record crowd of 1,950. The second line of players had their big day. Team captain Jennifer Zietz, defensive midfielder, had a hat trick, while Viola Odebrecht continued her good shape and added a pair. (more…)