This was Barcelona’s final to lose. The cream of Europe had promised to make up for their humbling 3-1 defeat by Lyon in Turin last year and pay back the efforts of fans they “owed” a second Champions League final victory.
Wolfsburg knew they were the underdogs – or underwolves – it was a narrative set as soon as the semi-finals were over. Yet they almost punctured the party when goals from Ewa Pajor and Alexandra Popp gave them a 2-0 half-time lead.
Written by Suzanne Wrack at the Philips Stadion
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