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Chelsea edge Paris Saint-Germain in Women's Champions League quarterfinal

March 27, 2019 - 1:29 PM

PARIS - Norway captain Maren Mjelde scored in stoppage time Wednesday to send Chelsea into the Women's Champions League semifinals with a 3-2 aggregate win over Paris Saint-German.

Chelsea won the first quarterfinal leg 2-0 at home but PSG, with Canadian international Ashley Lawrence in the starting lineup, pulled even on a 47th-minute goal by French international Kadidiatou Diani and a 56th-minute own goal by Chelsea goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger, who fumbled in a corner.

The deadlock continued until Mjelde knocked in a cross from Karen Carney in the 91st minute at Stade Jean Bouin.

Chelsea will face three-time defending champion Lyon in the two-legged semifinal in April.

Lyon, with Canadian international defender Kadeisha Buchanan on the bench, won 4-2 at Germany's Wolfsburg for a 6-3 aggregate win. It's the fourth year in a row that Lyon has eliminated Wolfsburg.

Barcelona will face Bayern Munich in the other semifinal.

Barca won 1-0 at Norway's Lillestrom SK for a 4-0 aggregate victory while Bayern Munich downed visiting Slavia Prague 5-1 for a 6-2 aggregate win.

The final is May 18 in Budapest.

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