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Everything you need to know about the Women’s Champions League final

Chelsea became the first club to have both our men and women’s teams reach the final of Champions League and Emma Hayes’ side are first up for a shot at European glory.

The Blues secured back-to-back Barclays FA Women’s Super League titles on Sunday and will be hoping for more silverware when we face Barcelona in the Women’s Champions League final in Gothenburg on Sunday.

It’s one not to be missed and here we have all the information you need.

When is the Women’s Champions League final?

The Women’s Champions League final will take place on Sunday 16 May.

What time does the Women’s Champions League final kick-off?

The game will kick-off at 8pm UK time (9pm CET).

Where is the Women’s Champions League final taking place?

Emma Hayes’ squad will fly out to Sweden for the final, with the game hosted at Gamla Ullevi in Gothenburg. The Women’s Champions League final was held at Stamford Bridge back in 2013 and it was the team the Blues knocked out of this year’s competition at the quarter-final stage, Wolfsburg, who lifted the trophy that year, after beating Lyon 1-0.

Who won the Women’s Champions League last year?

Lyon beat Wolfsburg 3-1 in last year’s final, but the holders were knocked out of this year’s competition by PSG in the quarter-finals. Arsenal are the only English side to have won the Women’s Champions League and Blues boss Emma Hayes was part of the coaching team when the Gunners were crowned European champions back in 2007.

Can I watch the Women’s Champions League final live?

Sunday’s game will be streamed live on this website and the 5th stand app. Geo-restrictions apply and it cannot be viewed in the UK (where the game will be live on BT Sport), Iceland, Denmark, Brazil, Argentina, South Africa, and Anguilla.

Who could be in the Chelsea team for the Women’s Champions League final?

Emma Hayes will face the media ahead of the final on Saturday. Keep an eye out on our website for a team news update from the Blues boss.

Who will Chelsea be playing in the Women’s Champions League final?

Chelsea will be facing Barcelona who will be hoping for a different result from when the Spanish outfit last played the Women’s Champions League final. They suffered a 4-1 defeat to Lyon in 2019.

What happens if the teams are level at 90 minutes?

If the game is a draw at the full-time whistle, the game will go to extra time. Should the teams still not be separated after the extra 30 minutes, the clash will be decided on penalties.

What is next for Chelsea after the Women’s Champions League final?

Chelsea will face Everton in the FA Cup four days after the final. Our game against the Toffees takes place on Thursday 20 May and will be available to watch live on the BBC Red Button. Kick-off at Kingsmeadow is 7pm.
 

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