A goal by Lyon’s Wendie Renard off a free kick by Sonia Bompastor in the 60th minute of Sunday’s match against Montpellier secured Olympique Lyonnais’ fifth consecutive Division 1 Féminine championship. Last week, Lyon advanced to the UEFA Women’s Champions League quarterfinals with a 1-0 win (1-0 aggregate) over Russian side Zvezda Perm. Lyon will face Arsenal in the quarterfinals in mid-April. Also last week, Lyon knocked Umea from the top of the European Club Ranking.
League updates, including interviews with Lyon’s Sonia Bompastor and Fortuna Hjørring’s Lisa-Marie Woods
Several leagues throughout the world are in the midst of contending for the top playoff spot in their given leagues with players setting themselves apart from the rest with impressive stats. Take a look into this update to find out what’s happening right now in the women’s soccer world. Continue reading to see players’ input on how their team is doing and the impact that the Women’s World Cup will have on their season. (more…)