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Wolfsburg 1-1 PSG (2-1 agg): Women’s Champions League quarter-final, second leg – live reaction

The social media reactions and the goals: all here.

For Wolfsburg, the Emirates awaits.

That was a superb tie, end to end, a credit to both teams and the competition. Alex Popp’s strike, against the run of play, means Arsenal will welcome Wolfsburg to the Emirates for the semis. PSG fall short again in the competition that continues to elude them. Now, who can join Barcelona, Arsenal and Wolfsburg? Over to you, Chelsea and Lyon.

90+3 min: Traore, the ball dropping to the floor, takes a swing at the ball. And misses. Was that PSG’s final chance? As Popp wins a free-kick, the answer is yes. The Germans go through.

90+2 min: Wolfsburg break up play by taking off Jonsdottir and on comes Brands. How much more will that add on? The referee warns Wolfsburg there will be more than three minutes.

90+1 min: Wolfsburg clear, desperate scenes as Fazer and Albert have attempts. This is breathless stuff but Lawrence, in coming off the flank and shooting, allows Wolfsburg to breathe.

90 min: Into the midnight hour, and one goal in it. Three minutes added on, which seems a little short.

Ashley Lawrence challenges for the ball with Wolfsburg's Svenja Huth.

88 min: Oof. The ball is launched to Pajor and out comes Bouhaddi who plays a one-two -off the Wolfsburg forward. Risky business. Then, with Bouhaddi floundering, Geyoro clears up with the ball falling loose. Popp breaks up play with a foul she is lucky not to be booked for.

86 min: More woodwork for Wolfsburg! Jonsdottir shoots when Popp and Pajor were coming in on goal. And yet, the ball comes out again and we still have a very open match on our hands.

85 min: Rauch – with relief – speeds back to smash the ball out of play. Wolfsburg have been so nervous in the last few minutes, at both ends of the field.

84 min: Vansgaard robs Janssen and Karchaoui, sitting off the edge of the area, has all the goal to aim at. And yet she manages to miss the target.

83 min: PSG will need to throw everything at this. Traore gets a bit excited in knocking over the nearest defender in chasing hard.

81 min: PSG haven’t given up. Oh no. They attack in numbers, only for Janssen to intervene. Pajort, keen to make up for being benched, thrashes in a shot. But still no second Wolfsburg goal.

79 min: There’s a mistake, a moment of glory, a moment to come in this game. It’s been that type of occasion, a real credit to this competition.

77 min: More chaos, more woodwork, from a Wolfsburg corner. Huth takes, Oberdorf nods on to the bar. Jonsdottir goes down in the melee. It’s been a ridiculous second half, this.

76 min: PSG miss a golden chance. Traore looked to be through – with a hint of offside – but misses anyway. There have been far more goals in this game than the scoreline might suggest.

74 min: Vansgaard….no. On two counts. 1) she missed. 2) she was offside. She’s working hard up front, and has done a fine job in place of Diani.

73 min: Bachmann is down, perhaps overdriven. Meanwhile, Wolfsburg make a sub, with Roord going off and Pajor, whom it was a surprise to see on the bench. Bachman goes off, just when she looked her team’s main threat. Traore comes on.

71 min: That penalty decision? Correct as it turns out. Li, the sub, made a fine tackle on Jonsdottir.

69 min: Wolfsburg want a penalty! Was Jonsdottir brought down? The referee waves it away, and VAR doesn’t get to decide with there being a lengthy spell of the ball being in play. The German team choose to keep the ball and forget about any injustice.

Sveindis Jonsdottir goes down in the area. No penalty, says the referee.

68 min: Bachmann recovers her temper to fizz in a corner that Wolfsburg deal with rather unconvincingly. The second corner drops to Vansgaard who gets over the ball but somehow manages to squirt it wide.

67 min: Oberdoorf is yellow-carded for a hefty challenge on Karchaoui. Then comes cross words between Bachmann, of PSG, and Huth of Wolfsburg.

65 min: Tommy Stroot, the Wolfsburg coach, looks like he can’t believe his team are not out of sight.

63 min: PSG have made a change with Sandi Baltimore departing midfield for Korbin Albert. They need midfield control, it’s been a real problem for them this half.

61 min: Popp then has another header cleared off the line. All Wolfsburg.

60 min: Wolfsburg really trying to drive this one home. And this time, they hit the bar. Rauch knocks in a corner and Popp’s header comes back out. PSG have been holding on here.

58 min: Popp’s head is not going down just yet, and it’s her persistence that forces a chance for Huth. It’s a fine save from Bouhaddi, who is becoming ever busier.

56 min: Popp’s radar is fading. She has a free-kick chance but can only smash this one into the backboards behind the goal.

54 min: It’s all Wolfsburg at the moment, they fancy their chances, and PSG are struggling to hold the ball in the fashion they did with Diani.

Kheira Hamraoui goes up for a header with Alexandra Popp.

53 min: My word! What a miss! The ball drops to Popp, of all people, and she manages to drill the ball off the post. It was an open goal. Himmel!

50 min: PSG free-kick in a dangerous position but Bachmann’s ball is poor and is way beyond any of her teammates.

48 min: PSG are still chasing hard. Vansgaard has gone up front to where Diani once was, as Fazer sets up Hamraoui, stepping forward, to fizz in a shot that Frohms saves.

46 min: We are back underway. A sub, with Diani off, and Vansgaard comes on. Popp, from the kickoff, tries to shoot on goal but Bouhaddi had read it, and claimed with ease.

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PSG have dominated possession but feel prey to the quality of Alex Popp’s finishing. Kadidiatou Diani’s goal put them back in the game but her loss with a shoulder injury leaves the French club, already riven with problems, perhaps short on the quality to mount a comeback. Diani left the field wrapped up in a highly elaborate bandage.

It’s a bad end to the first half for Kadidiatou Diani and PSG, as their star player goes off injured with a bad shoulder injury.

45+2 min: Looks like Diani is done. She’s in real pain, a shame. She leaves the field and there are tears, too.

45 min: Three minutes added on of a breathless half. Still time for Bachmann to cause all sorts of trouble with a run to the byline and Wolfsburg are forced to defend deep again.

44 min: Popp drops back in midfield and suddenly Fazer is on her tail. Good news for PSG is that Diani is back on, and will give it a go with that injury.

43 min: A lengthy delay, and it looks like Diani has a shoulder – or collarbone – problem. There’s obvious pain in her face. Will PSG play out the half with 10 and see if the running repairs can have an effect?

41 min: Diani is down, after a hefty challenge from Hendrich. PSG are already without a few stars, and Diani would be a huge loss. It looks like a heavy fall.

Kadidiatou Diani receives treatment for a shoulder injury.

39 min: A PSG corner, and they smell blood. It’s Popp who goes back to use her aerial prowess to clear the danger.

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