• 2nd Half
  • Chelsea
  • FC Barcelona
  • OuahabiSerrano
    82'
  • TorrejónCrnogorcevic
    82'
  • JiCuthbert
    73'
  • KerrEngland
    73'
  • HermosoOshoala
    71'
  • PutellasLosada
    71'
  • Ouahabi
    69'
  • HansenCaldentey
    62'
  • 1/2 Time
  • Chelsea
  • FC Barcelona
  • LeupolzReiten
    45'
  • 1st Half
  • Chelsea
  • FC Barcelona
  • Ingle
    38'
  • Hansen
    36'
  • Bonmatí
    21'
  • Putellas (P)
    14'
  • Leupolz (o.g.)
    1'
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Chelsea - FC Barcelona

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What a brilliant season for them, and what a wonderful performance from them tonight.

90'+2 

FULL-TIME. And that's it. Barcelona are the champions of Europe for the very first time.

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Oshoala had the ball in the net, but the flag was up.

90' 

Two minutes to be added on here. The Barca squad on the sidelines are waving scarves and celebrating already.

84' 

Optimistic chipped strike from Harder from the edge of the box.

82'

Melanie Serrano and Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic replace Torrejon and Ouahabi.

76' 

Fran Kirby has worked so hard tonight for so little reward.

73'

Erin Cuthbert and Beth England replace Sam Kerr and Ji So-yun.

71'

Two former Arsenal players on now - Asisat Oshoala and Vicky Losada, replacing Hermoso and Alexia.

70' 

Kerr and Harder both have the chance to get the final touch to Charles's ball, and neither can get it on target.

67' 

Another chance for Harder, this one created by sub Reiten, but she can't get enough on her header.

65' 

Jenni Hermoso goes on a gallop down the left. Eriksson closes her down and she decides to have a go anyway, hitting the side netting.

63' 

Ji has gone back so deep to get the ball, and is yelling at her team-mates to help her out and move for her.

62'

Mariona comes on for Caroline Graham Hansen.

58'

CHANCE! Kirby again lashes the ball in from the right and Kerr kind of jumps at the ball at the back post, but the flag is up anyway.

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52' 

This is much better from Chelsea this half, chasing the ball down and getting just a bit more stuck in.

49' 

Eriksson is barged over in the area by Hamraoui and the referee gives the free kick the other way.

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Kirby on the run down the right, and her ball reaches the head of Kerr, but she can't get enough power on it.

46' 

And Chelsea kick off the second half. Five goals needed.

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Leupolz is taken off at half-time and replaced by Guro Reiten.

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45'+2 

HALF-TIME. Well, that was not quite the 45 minutes anyone was expecting, probably not even Barcelona, despite their season's goal difference of +123. There are certainly goals in this yet - but can Chelsea make a game of it in the second half? Join me shortly to find out.

45'+1 

Ji hits it right-footed but Sandra Panos holds that easily.

45' 

Free kick to Chelsea, about ten yards outside of the D, after Fran Kirby is brought down.

44' 

Free kick to Barcelona as Ji bundles Alexia over.

40' 

Another chance for Harder, another one goes begging. It's not like they've not created anything, Chelsea, but they haven't made their chances count.

38'

Sophie Ingle upends Hamraoui, which is not going to help anyone or anything. The ref has a quiet word with the Wales international.

  • Caroline Hansen
    GoalCaroline HansenFC BarcelonaGOAL! Lieke Martens utterly turns Niamh Charles inside out, and plays it to the feet of Caroline Graham Hansen, who taps in.
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GOAL! Lieke Martens utterly turns Niamh Charles inside out, and plays it to the feet of Caroline Graham Hansen, who taps in.

34' 

Chance for Kerr, running on to a long ball from Ji, but she can't hit it properly and it pings out.

31' 

Alexia is on the edge of the box and thinks she might as well lash a right-footed shot, but it's wide of Berger's far post.

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Jenni Hermoso is back on her feet, fortunately.

27' 

Hermoso is on the ground following a collision with Eriksson, but Barcelona are playing on with the advantage.

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24' 

Harder thinks she might as well have a dig from range, but there are Barcelona bodies everywhere and they recover possession easily.

  • Aitana Bonmatí
    GoalAitana BonmatíFC BarcelonaGOAL! Oh, Barcelona are playing so, so beautifully. Wonderful passing and movement, and this time it's Bonmati who surges into the box and slides it home.
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GOAL! Oh, Barcelona are playing so, so beautifully. Wonderful passing and movement, and this time it's Bonmati who surges into the box and slides it home.

19'

Flag is up as Chelsea look to get back into this.

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What a terrible start to the game for Chelsea. Charles and Carter are looking shaky down the flanks, and Leupolz - so solid all season - has had the worst 15 minutes possibly of her entire career. Still, we know there are goals in this Blues team.

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  • Alexia Putellas
    Goal by penaltyAlexia PutellasFC BarcelonaGOAL! And Alexia sends Berger the wrong way.
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GOAL! And Alexia sends Berger the wrong way.

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Alexia is just standing there, all set to take the pen if and when required.

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VAR is checking that out...

12' 

Barcelona pressing forward again, and Carter falls over, allowing Carolina Graham Hansen in. She squares it to Hermoso, who's blocked by Leupolz - and the referee points to the spot.

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Magda Eriksson heads the corner over the bar.

9' 

Very poor finishing from Harder there, very unlike her - smart little backheel from Kerr to put her into the box and Harder doesn't connect. Corner.

7' 

Kerr's trying to set Harder free down the left but can't get her pass through.

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Chelsea are all over the place, Berger taps it out from a goal kick only as far as yet another Barcelona player.

4' 

Good effort from Jenni Hermoso, who drags her shot just wide.

3' 

Great chance for Pernille Harder there, Carter gets the ball in and Harder really should have done better with her right-footed effort.

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Martens hit the bar, Chelsea don't clear it, and it looks like it pings off Melly Leupolz and past Ann-Katrin Berger into the net after 33 seconds.

  • Melanie Leupolz
    Own-goalMelanie LeupolzChelseaGOAL! OH MY GOODNESS, WHAT A START FOR BARCELONA!
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GOAL! OH MY GOODNESS, WHAT A START FOR BARCELONA!

1' 

Barcelona get us under way! Here we go!

19:55 

The teams are heading out!

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Emma Hayes: "I'm in the happiest place ever! I'm in this fantastic arena. It's decked out in Champions League colours. I've got a happy dressing room, we get to play in one of the biggest games of our lives...I'm too old to get nervous."

Emma Hayes is 44.

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Word is that Roman Abramovich is in Gothenburg to cheer on Emma Hayes's side.

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19:40 

Twenty minutes to kick-off!

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Two very strong sides there - interesting that Asisat Oshoala isn't fit enough to start the match, which means she's likely to come on if required later.

19:00 

TEAMS: Chelsea - Berger, Charles, Bright, Eriksson, Carter, Leupolz, Ingle, Ji, Kirby, Kerr, Harder. Subs - Musovic, Telford, Blundell, England, Reiten, Fleming, Cuthbert, Spence, Andersson, Fox, Beever-Jones.

Barcelona - Panos, Torrejon, Gujarro, Maria Leon, Ouahabi, Bonmati, Hamraoui, Alexia, Graham Hansen, Hermoso, Martens. Subs - Coll, Font, Laia Codina, Melanie, Losada, Mariona, Crnogorcevic, Oshoala, Fernandex, Vilamala.

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Both teams are seeking their first ever triumph in this competition, though Barca have been in a final before - two years ago, when they got thumped by Lyon. Chelsea are looking to become the first English side to win the competition since Arsenal in 2007, when it was still known as the UEFA Women's Cup.

18:00 

Good evening, all, and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the UEFA Women's Champions League final. Chelsea face Barcelona - kick-off at 8pm.