UWCL semi finals hang in the balance

The first leg of the UEFA Women's Champions League semi finals saw two enthralling clashes. 

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Bayern secured a 2-1 win over Chelsea at home to take a slender lead into their second leg. Sydney Lohmann opened the scoring for the Bavarians, pouncing on a cross in from the right that neither Ann-Katrin Berger nor Millie Bright could clear properly. 

Ten minutes later, Chelsea drew level. Guro Reiten's free kick found a Bayern defender's head before coming off Melanie Leupolz whose long, looping header found the back of the net. 

Both sides continued to create chances. Both Pernille Harder and Sam Kerr had great opportunities for the Blues. But it was the German side who would find another goal. Hanna Glas' effort from the edge of the box sailed past a diving Berger to give Bayern the lead. 

The teams will meet in London next weekend to decide who progresses to the final. 

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In the other semi, Barcelona and PSG played out a 1-1 draw in Paris. The Spanish side opened the scoring with a beautifully weighted cross finding Jenni Hermoso who headed it home past Christiane Endler in the PSG goal. 

PSG equalised not long after through Alana Cook. A corner to the French side found Marie-Antoinette Katoto at the far post. Her header back across the face of goal found an unmarked Cook who scored from close-range.  

The teams will battle it out in Barcelona for that spot in the final.