2012 UEFA Women's Champions League Final

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2012 UEFA Women's Champions League Final
Event 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League
Date 17 May 2012
Venue Olympiastadion, Munich
Referee Jenny Palmqvist
Attendance 50,212
Weather Sunny, 10C

The 2012 UEFA Women's Champions League Final was the final match of the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League, the 11th season of the UEFA Women's Champions League football tournament and the third since it was renamed from the UEFA Women's Cup. The match was held in the Olympiastadion in Munich, Germany on 17 May 2012.[1] Lyon won the tournament, beating Frankfurt 2–0 to retain the trophy.

Lyon played the final for the third consecutive time.[2] It also marked the third time in a row that a French and a German club met in the final.[3]

A new record attendance for a club match in Europe was set with 50,212, surpassing the return leg of the 2008–09 UEFA Women's Cup final with 28,112.[4]

Route to the final[edit]

Lyon Round Frankfurt
Opponent Result 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League Opponent Result
Romania CFF Olimpia Cluj 9–0, 3–0 Round of 32 Norway Stabæk Fotball 0–1, 4–2
Czech Republic Sparta Praha 6–0, 6–0 Round of 16 France Paris Saint-Germain 3–0, 1–2
Denmark Brøndby IF 4–0, 4–0 Quarterfinals Sweden LdB FC Malmö 0–1, 3–0
Germany 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 5–1, 0–0 Semifinals England Arsenal L.F.C. 2–1, 2–0



17 May 2012
18:00 CEST
Lyon France 2 – 0 Germany 1. FFC Frankfurt
Le Sommer Goal 15' (pen.)
Abily Goal 28'
Olympiastadion, Munich
Attendance: 50,212
Referee: Jenny Palmqvist (Sweden)
GK 26 France Sarah Bouhaddi
DF 3 France Wendie Renard
DF 17 France Corine Franco
DF 18 France Sonia Bompastor (c)
DF 20 France Sabrina Viguier
MF 6 France Amandine Henry YC 90+1'
MF 9 France Eugénie Le Sommer Substituted off 65'
MF 10 France Louisa Necib Substituted off 49'
MF 11 Costa Rica Shirley Cruz Traña
MF 23 France Camille Abily
FW 8 Sweden Lotta Schelin Substituted off 88'
GK 1 France Céline Deville
DF 5 France Laura Georges
MF 14 Brazil Rosana Substituted in 65'
MF 15 France Aurélie Kaci
MF 21 Switzerland Lara Dickenmann Substituted in 49'
MF 22 Japan Ami Otaki Substituted in 88'
FW 4 France Makan Traoré
Patrice Lair
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GK 26 Germany Desirée Schumann
DF 2 United States Gina Lewandowski
DF 4 Japan Saki Kumagai
DF 5 Sweden Sara Thunebro
DF 12 Germany Meike Weber Substituted off 61'
DF 25 Germany Saskia Bartusiak
MF 7 Germany Melanie Behringer
MF 10 Germany Dzsenifer Marozsán
MF 18 Germany Kerstin Garefrekes
FW 15 Germany Svenja Huth Substituted off 64'
FW 28 Germany Sandra Smisek (c) Substituted off 83'
GK 30 Germany Anne-Kathrine Kremer
MF 20 Germany Jasmin Herbert
MF 23 New Zealand Ria Percival Substituted in 61'
FW 6 Germany Silvana Chojnowski
FW 11 Sweden Jessica Landström Substituted in 83'
FW 21 Switzerland Ana-Maria Crnogorčević Substituted in 64'
Sven Kahlert

Assistant referees:
Helen Karo (Sweden)
Anna Nyström (Sweden)
Fourth official:
Sara Persson (Sweden)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Munich's Olympiastadion to stage final". UEFA. 30 January 2012. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Lyon relishing final against Frankfurt". uefa.com. 2012-04-22. 
  3. ^ "Deserving Frankfurt delighted to reach 'home final'". uefa.com. 2012-04-21. 
  4. ^ "Champions league final breaks attendance record" (in German). womensoccer.de. 15 May 2012. Retrieved 15 May 2012.