Spanish giants FC Barcelona have won their maidan UEFA Women’s Champions League title following a 4-0 victory over Chelsea FC in the final held in Gothenburg, Sweden on Sunday.
The Spaniards took an early lead when Netherlands international Lieke Martens’ shot bounced off the crossbar in the very first minute and Chelsea’s attempt to clear the situation resulted in an own goal by Melanie Leupholz.
Germany international Leupholz had a bad day in office as she conceded a penalty for a foul on Barcelona star Jennifer Hermoso. Alexia Putellas converted the penalty following a short VAR check in the 14th minute.
Barcelona were truely on fire in the grand finale and Aitana Bonmati further increased the lead with a clinical finish past an onrushing Chelsea goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger.
Caroline Graham Hansen sealed Barcelona’s victory even before the half-time whistle. The Norway international slotted home in the 36th minute after a terrific assist by Martens.
Chelsea had no solution to Barça’s dominance, while the Spanish side confidently managed to claim a 4-0 win in the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final 2021.
Barcelona’s 4-0 win is the biggest margin of victory in a final since the inception of the UEFA Women’s Champions League, while the club is also the only one to have won both the men’s and women’s Champions League.